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About Olympic Museum Lausanne, Lausanne

The only place in the world to geek out on the Olympic Games. A quarter million annual visitors, a location right next to the OIC HQ, 10000 items on exhibit (making it the largest Olympic exhibit, not to mention the 87000 items in total) spread out over 3000 square metres, and spanning 2000+ years of Olympic history –this is the real deal. The museum makes fantastic use of multimedia that includes an HD 3D theatre that replays defining moments from Olympic history. The media collection also includes 430,000 photos, 17,500 hours of film footage, and 18,000 books in the Olympic Studies Centre.

The highlights include:

  • The Olympic Flame
  • the complete collection of Olympic Torches and the Olympic Medals
  • Carl Lewis's "golden shoes" from the Los Angeles Olympics (1984)
  • Chris Boardman's revolutionary bike from Barcelona (1992)
  • Eric Heiden's record-breaking speed skates (Lake Placid, 1980)
  • a four-man Swiss bobsleigh (Sarajevo, 1984) and so on

And if geeking out wasn’t enough, how do a terrific rooftop restaurant, and a park filled with spectacular sculptures (you can picnic here) grab you? Renovations that were completed in 2013 have only made the place better.

Olympic Museum Lausanne Information

  • Enjoy the panorama of Laussane from the TOM Cafe.
  • “Navigation” underground car park is under Ouchy.
  • Car park Beau-Rivage Palace.
  • Car park Port d'Ouchy (about 800m from the museum).
  • Two disabled parking spaces at the north entrance to the Museum.
  • The lifts and public areas in the Museum are accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Mobility maps are available at the reception desk.
  • The Museum offers a portable hearing induction loop for audio guides.
  • The multimedia elements of our permanent exhibitions are fitted with hearing induction loops.
  • Guide dogs are allowed.
  • There is a UBS ATM machine here.
  • You can have a picnic on the terrace on the 1st level and in the Olympic Park.
  • Smoking is Prihibited.

Olympic Museum Lausanne Tickets Prices

  • Tickets can be purchased at the automatic ticket machines.
  • CHF 14 for  Senior citizens , CHF 10 for disabled persons , CHF 7 for aged 6-16 (sports clubs, camps, etc.), Free for under  6.

How To Get To Olympic Museum Lausanne by Public Transport

  • Metro: M2 line stop Ouchy
  • Bus: No. 2 bus stop Ouchy
  • No. 8 or 25 stop MuséeOlympique

Restaurants Near Olympic Museum Lausanne

  • The TOM Cafe

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Address: Quai d'Ouchy 1, 1006 Lausanne, Switzerland

Phone: +41-216216511

Ticket Price: 15 CHF

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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Share your experience - Rate Olympic Museum Lausanne, Lausanne

  • One of the best musuem I've ever been to. The way each exhibit is presented is marvellous. Excellent use of technology.

  • Don"t miss this. I spent a half-day here. You will find it very interesting even if you are not a fan of Olympic.

  • Average museum not very big and not that insteresting shop and entry is overpriced for what you get. There is a cafe on the upper level with a view of the lake. Around the museum there are parks that you can walk in around in that are full of plants and statues.

  • It doesn't matter if you like sports or not this is quite unique. Very interactive and informative museum! I really liked how they divided the rooms, experiences, specially the videos about body & mind.

  • It shows the history of Olympic games, which is quite interesting. But the museum is not fascinating, it is a normal one. I am an enthusiasts of fascinating museums, if they are not it doesn't worth the visit, I prefer to spend my time visiting the city. However I recommend visiting the gardens.

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