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German Sports and Olympic Museum

Rheinaustr. 1, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
0221 336090
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Passed the time - great if your into sport

I'm not much of a sport person but I was with two guys that are. We decided to go as we had some... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Tarnia M
Excellent museum with many interesting exhibits

Being sports fans, my wife and I visited this museum whilst in Köln for the Christmas Markets at... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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This museum documents the history of the Olympic Games and the success of German Olympians.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Rheinaustr. 1, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
0221 336090
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

I'm not much of a sport person but I was with two guys that are. We decided to go as we had some free time. Its not expensive to get in.I think it was under 5 Euro. It has some interesting facts and memorabilia about...More

1  Thank Tarnia M
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Being sports fans, my wife and I visited this museum whilst in Köln for the Christmas Markets at the start of December. It is a really interesting museum with some really interesting and old exhibits and a number of interactive things to do, especially for...More

Thank Bexy1977
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This was a small museum - great to see the history of German sports! Each section was covered but it would be better if the stories were more elaborate explaining more about each sport But still ok

Thank Nero_1529
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

For just €6 entry i wasn't expecting much in this museum but there was more than enough for a sport fan to spend 2-3 hours in there. The museum is designed historically so you set some info about the ancient greek Olympics then all about...More

Thank Russell E
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Spent a good couple of hours wandering around the museum which has a large number of interesting exhibits and several are interactive which I wasn't expecting. Lots of different sports are covered and they layout is interesting. An adult ticket costs €6 and you'll spend...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We spent about 2 hours here. The museum has exhibits on a huge range of sports as well as about the olympics. Watch out at the end of the exhibit though, it takes you outside to sports courts (not ideal in the freezing cold in...More

Thank ZeusAndSheep
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Visit made more interesting by an enthusiastic guide. Lots of interactive exhibits with plenty of sports covered.

Thank hectorhomer
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We walked to the science museum the other side of the river, but found it was just for children, so after a vist to the ice hockey staduium that was closed headed for this. It is very good and tells the story in both English...More

Thank Roy I
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I had an hour to kill and was near this museum so I popped in to check it out. I was surprised that the entire time I was in the museum, that was it - just me, just one customer! The story starts with the...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Fantastic museum. Alot of interactive activities for the young and old. Great displays throughout time including both German and International sporting heros. An excellent few hours spent by any sports enthusiast. Excellent collection of memorabilia. €6 entry.

Thank Matthew H
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