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German Sports and Olympic Museum

Im Zollhafen 1, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 3360954
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So nobody got bored - wish I'd taken a football for a kick around on the roof! Some great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bobskifiat S
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
Great for solo visitors - even better for families

Though I visited the museum by myself (for a very reasonable 6 euros) I found myself thinking what... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Adam H
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London, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Im Zollhafen 1, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 221 3360954
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So nobody got bored - wish I'd taken a football for a kick around on the roof! Some great exhibits, obviously with a German theme, they didn't shy away from the '36 Olympics which was interesting.1966 world cup comments cracked me up - still contending...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Though I visited the museum by myself (for a very reasonable 6 euros) I found myself thinking what an ideal place it would be for adults with children to come to together. For adults, it has a wealth of memorabilia from both German and global...More

1  Thank Adam H
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

We had two days in Cologne which coincided with 'Carnival' so an awful lot of attractions were closed. Not great planning on our part ! This Museum said it was open on facebook so we travelled there. When we arrived there were people working there...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

So.what can i say. interesting. funny. Will advice to visit this museum for all tourists of Koln. You'll spend there good time. One of corners is about football team. And others are about history of olympic games. Cafe on the 1st floor.

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

It wasn't on our list of must do's however we really enjoyed it. €6 is good value for what you can see, yes it's mainly German sport history but there is some interesting facts to read and also fun interaction you can join in with....More

Thank Dave L
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This is the second time I have visited the Koln Olympic Museum the first time was in 2012. Since then Germany have won the World cup, Koln FC have been promoted and played in Euro league football, and 2 Olympics have been and gone. The...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

bit of a maze of differenrt areas which was done in chronological history ofthe olympic games a bit out the way

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a really interesting tour through the history of sport told largely from the German point of view, but even as a Brit I found it fascinating. It starts in ancient Greece then takes you through to the modern day (well, about 2010), and...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Because we are involved with international sport we were keen to visit this museum. It was both disappointing and interesting. The space, especially the entry area, is not welcoming and does not create a positive feeling. The building itself is a vast open warehouse style...More

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Carmen D, Geschäftsführer at German Sports and Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017
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Sehr geehrter Museums-Gast, ich habe gerade Ihre Kritik gelesen. Vielen Dank, dass Sie sich die Mühe gemacht haben, uns ein...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

The Sports and Olympic museum in Cologne documents the history, present and potential future of the Modern Olympic games through interactive displays, artefacts and memorabilia. Upon arrival, bags can be stored in lockers before you embark on a self guided tour of the small, but...More

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