The Olympic Museum
The Olympic Museum pays tribute to the men and women who celebrate and live the Olympic ideal: athletes of course, but also creators, architects, volunteers, all those who are committed to reviving, every wo years, the dream of Coubertin in a form each time renewed.
Following a period of renovation, the Olympic Museum reopenned in December 2013.
Completely revamped exhibition areas, themes revisited, nearly twice as much exhibition space, more reception facilities, a newly landscaped park… This brand-new museum is now ready to welcome visitors.
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From 1 May to 14 October:
Every day from 9.00 to 18.00
|From 15 October to 30 April:||Tuesday to Sunday from 10.00 to 18.00|
|Closed on Mondays, except Easter Monday |
or special events
|Closed on 25 December and 1 January|
|Full price, adult (17-65 years)||CHF 18.–|
|Full price, child 6-16 years |
(child ‹ 6 years free)
|Reduced rate, senior citizen||CHF 16.–|
|Reduced rate, student, disabled||CHF 12.–|
|Reduced family rate, 2 adults and their children up to 16 years||CHF 40.–|
|Temporary exhibition, flat rate, adult, senior citizen, child (child < 6 years free)||CHF 5.–|
The Olympic Park
Accessible from Ouchy quay, the Olympic Park features:
- A mix of nature, works of art and sports installations given an artistic makeover.
- Exceptional panoramic views of Lake Geneva and the Alps.
- A real athletics track allowing visitors to imagine they are competing against the last Olympic 100m champion.
The permanent exhibition is spread over 3 levels with more than 1,000 objects and 150 screens:
- Each level revisits an essential aspect of the modern Olympic movement, from its origins to the heart of competitions, finding out about Olympians along the way by means of an interactive dialogue.
- An area of discoveries, memories and emotions.
- Two rooms equipped with the latest teaching resources allow groups of young people to participate in educational workshops.
A place of leisure
The ideal place to spend a moment or a day:
- The TOM café, situated on the top floor of the Olympic Museum, provides a welcoming atmosphere. You will be able to admire the exceptional panoramic views from its terrace.
- A shop offers a wide and exclusive range of fun, extendable and original items designed to bring to mind past and future Games and to provide enjoyment for young and old, for fans and otherwise alike.