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Norwegian Olympic Museum

Maihaugvegen 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
+47 61 28 89 00
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A Must See

This museum is small but totally worth the visit. The history and stories told throughout the site... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Domenica B
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Winnipeg, Canada
Brings the national feeling to the top level

The museum gives a good overview of the Olympic games from the beginning up to the present day... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Ragge62
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Norway
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The Norwegian Olympic Museum is located in Lillehammer, the town of the 1994 Olympic Winter Games. The Norwegian Olympic Museum provides the Olympic history and let you relive the spirit of the Lillehammer Olympics in 1994 and the Olympics in Oslo in 1952. The brand new museum is an interactive and modern museum. Welcome to Norways most sporty museum!
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“winter games” (4 reviews)
“olympic games” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Maihaugvegen 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is small but totally worth the visit. The history and stories told throughout the site are quite interesting, and it is neat to see both legendary athletes and new athlete stories side by side. A beautiful dedication to the Olympics in Norway and...More

Thank Domenica B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The museum gives a good overview of the Olympic games from the beginning up to the present day. Boosts the national feeling!

Thank Ragge62
Siv672014, Sales- and marketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Your stay! Welcome back some time. Best regards from The Norwegian Olympic Museum.

Reviewed 27 July 2017

Beautiful smaller museum that showcases the 1994 Winter Games held in Lillehammer. They put together a great timepiece to show the history of the Games, with of course, highlights on their games. Highly recommended to see if you are in this small Norwegian gem of...More

Thank Jeff L
Siv672014, Sales- andm arketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are glad to hear enjoyed Your stay! It is, as you write, a museum With both a historical aspect and With focus on the Norwegian games in 1952 and 1994. Welcome back some time. Best regards...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Although there is some info here about the Olympic Games held in Lillehammer, it was not enough for me to give this place a high rating. The first part is about the history of the Olympic Games dating from the originals in Greece to the...More

Thank Chip1701
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This exhibit was a wonderful surprise. The history of the Olympics is so interesting. I enjoyed seeing the collection of torch designs for over the years. There are some great films.

Thank JRenfrew
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

An enjoyable, small museum packed with Olympic memorabilia, which is regularly updated to include recent Olympics as well as Lillehammer. The emphasis, unsurprisingly is on the Winter games and Norwegian athletes but the museum covers the history of the Olympics and Paralympics in detail. The...More

Thank 2014JFM
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

There's a lot of Olympic memorabilia to see at this small museum attached to the open air museum. A mixture of Summer and Winter Olympics, with a few interactive activities to keep the kids interested.

Thank ScottSCUK
Siv672014, Sales-and marketing consultant at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2017

Thank you for visiting the Olympic museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Exhibitions and hope to see you again some time soon! Best regards from The Norwegian Olympic Museum.

Reviewed 25 September 2016

A very interesting museum documenting the history of the Olympic games starting with the first games held in Athens, Greece. You'll see all kinds of gold, silver and bronze medals from the different games and the uniforms the athletes wore. It really is a comprehensive...More

Thank James A
Siv672014, Sales-and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Your stay and got to learn more about the Olympic history. A visit in the museum combined with a visit in Lillehammer is truly a winner, and we are...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I'm surprised at the rating and lack of reviews. This place was a highlight on my trip from Oslo. If you have any interest in the Olympic Games, do make time for it and spend an hour or two. It's on the same site as...More

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Siv672014, Sales- and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you for visiting the Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the visit and the Exhibition from ancient to New Olympic games. We hope to see you again some time! Best regards from the Norwegian Olympic Museum.

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Especially when you are interested in (winter) sports, this museum is worth seeing. There is a lot information about the Olympic games in general and more soecifically about the two winter games in Norway. Nice videos and touch-screens. It could be a bit boring for...More

Thank Simone B
Siv672014, Sales-and marketing coordinator at Norwegian Olympic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

Thank you for visiting The Norwegian Olympic Museum. We are happy to hear that you found the museum interresting and also that the combination with Maihaugen was good for you. The museum is, as you state, a very modern museum with a lot of interactive...More

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