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Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)

quai d' Ouchy 1, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 21 621 65 11
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quai d' Ouchy 1, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a very special museum to be visited. The garden is marvellous, restaurant/café with the most pretty lake view and the shop incredibly assorted! Now Talking about the exhibition it is really worth! didatic, objects nicely displayed and the interactive area great! I do...More

Thank 669jacque
Reviewed 2 days ago

The entry fee is rather expensive, but we felt the cost was worth it. We found the museum to be very interesting and up-to-date. We enjoyed some of the hands-on activities. Getting there was an easy walk from the Metro/tram service, and the museum grounds...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the Olympic Museum several times but have yet to watch all the past Olympic documentaries. Jog up the steps and try to beat the high jump record at the entrance if you are really fit. Beautiful view of Lac Léman. Very interesting.

Thank ArdentTravellerToo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fountain in front is a refreshing welcome on a hot summer afternoon. The granite steps engraved Olympic famous final torch bearer who lit the cauldron. The displays presented well history of Olympic games. Shoes, clothes, sport equipment used by Olympians are quite impressive as...More

Thank Montrealer_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't spend as much time here as I wished. The exhibits are interesting, especially the outfits, equipment, etc. used by Olympians. The gardens are beautiful to walk too. It doesn't cost anything just to wander through the gardens.

Thank susankC72DH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three floors of upbeat exhibits (some interactive) depicting the history of the Olympic games. Exhibits concentrated on the overall theme of sportsmanship, sports, peace and love of sport. Beautifully done film of the opening ceremonies over the years really held my attention for the pageantry...More

Thank 6400wendy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good quite a lot to look at. You could spend hours reading all the info or a few just browsing. Expensive entry 18 CF per adult

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a different kind of a museum. Lots of sculptures to start with. A must visit for a sports enthusiast. A 3 hour visit is like reading the complete encyclopedia on Olympics with several exhibits and memorablia.

Thank Arvind_Meera
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very impressed by the facts, statues and scenery of the Olympic Museum at Ouchy. Ouchy is actually part of Lausanne next to the Geneva Lake.

Thank Fereidun S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a rip-off! While there were interesting points, they were few and far between. The way it is designed is confusing. AND, the WORST part is its elevation of the Olympic Committee and NOT the athletes and their excellence. Very self-serving. For the price, you...More

Thank Jeff C
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lmalph12
19 May 2016|
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Response from JC_movieman | Reviewed this property |
Not really from what I noticed, some interactive stuff, but mostly for adults interested in the rise of the olympic movement. They might enjoy the gardens outside, but a day more for adults.
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