The German Sport and Olympic Museum, Cologne

(3.6/5 based on 140+ 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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  • Spent a good couple of hours wandering around the museum which has a large number of interesting exhibits and several are interactive which I wasn't expecting. Lots of different sports are covered and...  more »
  • The museum is on the small side, but that does not mean that there is plenty to see and do. Out of all information and things that you can watch, you can also perform a lot of sports and there are many possibilities for interactive activities. Well worth the effort.
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  • We spent about 2 hours here. The museum has exhibits on a huge range of sports as well as about the olympics. Watch out at the end of the exhibit though, it takes you outside to sports courts (not ide...  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!
  • Nice
  • Simply Brilliant ! A must see for sports buff.