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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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Before I came to Köln I had not heard about this museum, which I'm thankful for as it was great to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AmKreuz86
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Helsinki, Finland
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For the price it was excellent

The museum had some really interesting exhibits and there was some great hands-on activities to... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Neil F
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Im Zollhafen 1, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before I came to Köln I had not heard about this museum, which I'm thankful for as it was great to stumble across. I knew just from looking just at the outside I would love it in there. It's very interactive and educational. I believe...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The museum had some really interesting exhibits and there was some great hands-on activities to enhance the experience. We only had just over an hour to look around due to our plans, however I think it would have been better if we could have had...More

Thank Neil F
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

So nobody got bored - wish I'd taken a football for a kick around on the roof! Some great exhibits, obviously with a German theme, they didn't shy away from the '36 Olympics which was interesting.1966 world cup comments cracked me up - still contending...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Though I visited the museum by myself (for a very reasonable 6 euros) I found myself thinking what an ideal place it would be for adults with children to come to together. For adults, it has a wealth of memorabilia from both German and global...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

We had two days in Cologne which coincided with 'Carnival' so an awful lot of attractions were closed. Not great planning on our part ! This Museum said it was open on facebook so we travelled there. When we arrived there were people working there...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

So.what can i say. interesting. funny. Will advice to visit this museum for all tourists of Koln. You'll spend there good time. One of corners is about football team. And others are about history of olympic games. Cafe on the 1st floor.

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

It wasn't on our list of must do's however we really enjoyed it. €6 is good value for what you can see, yes it's mainly German sport history but there is some interesting facts to read and also fun interaction you can join in with....More

Thank Dave L
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This is the second time I have visited the Koln Olympic Museum the first time was in 2012. Since then Germany have won the World cup, Koln FC have been promoted and played in Euro league football, and 2 Olympics have been and gone. The...More

Thank Bart T
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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 6 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
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