The German Sport and Olympic Museum, Cologne
(3.6/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
The German Sport and Olympic Museum documents the history of the Olympic games with a very hands-on experience. Discover more about famous German Olympians, and try your hand at some of the sports, such as weightlifting or cycling in a wind tunnel. See old uniforms and equipment, as well as many photos and articles, and learn about life as an Olympic athlete. For a quick game of soccer, head up to the roof, which is outfitted with an Astroturf soccer field. Themed tours of the museum are offered in many languages; you can check online in advance if you wish. Using our online itinerary creator, Cologne attractions like The German Sport and Olympic Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Museum is lovingly and decorated with many details. A must for every sports fan! Kids can be even physically active on the rooftop with beautiful views.
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  • Sport & Olympia Museum opened at the beginning of the 2000s in the Rheinauhafen. It is located in an old warehouse building. It is worth a visit for the whole family. There is much to learn a lot about the Olympics and sport in General. The Museum also has the ability, that visitors can try something at various places. Very nice and especially the many real sporting goods (shoes, balls, clothes) of German celebs should be interesting for the children. The highlight is located at the top. Are on the roof's two plastic lawns to the football play that you can rent, or a birthday package can book with. In the museum itself, there's also a nice coffee where you can provide with the usual stuff and stop so easily here any longer.
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  • I had an hour to kill and was near this museum so I popped in to check it out. I was surprised that the entire time I was in the museum, that was it - just me, just one customer! The story starts with...  more »
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  • If you're a sports person you should visit this museum. It has 2 floors of sports memorabilia and two sports areas on the roof (very nice view from there).
  • Fantastic museum covering a long history of German sport. Seeing Michael Schumacher's 1995 Benetton F1 car was a great start to the tour.
  • Any sports fan will enjoy this place, especially for the rooftop kick about at the end!
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  • Simply Brilliant ! A must see for sports buff.