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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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mainly just german athletic

bit of a maze of differenrt areas which was done in chronological history ofthe olympic games a bit... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Really interesting and well worth the visit

This is a really interesting tour through the history of sport told largely from the German point... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Pamela W
St Austell, United Kingdom
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Im Zollhafen 1, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 3360954
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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

Thank Pamela W
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

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

Thank Tim N
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I'm not much of a sport person but I was with two guys that are. We decided to go as we had some free time. Its not expensive to get in.I think it was under 5 Euro. It has some interesting facts and memorabilia about...More

1  Thank Tarnia M
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Being sports fans, my wife and I visited this museum whilst in Köln for the Christmas Markets at the start of December. It is a really interesting museum with some really interesting and old exhibits and a number of interactive things to do, especially for...More

Thank Bexy1977
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This was a small museum - great to see the history of German sports! Each section was covered but it would be better if the stories were more elaborate explaining more about each sport But still ok

Thank Nero_1529
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

For just €6 entry i wasn't expecting much in this museum but there was more than enough for a sport fan to spend 2-3 hours in there. The museum is designed historically so you set some info about the ancient greek Olympics then all about...More

Thank Russell E
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

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 they layout is interesting. An adult ticket costs €6 and you'll spend...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 29 January 2017

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 ideal in the freezing cold in...More

Thank ZeusAndSheep
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