Museo Olímpico y del Deporte Joan Antoni Samaranch is a newer museum opened in Barcelona on Montjuïc mountain next to the Olympic Stadium. The museum is built into the side of the mountain and has a floor underground.
The Olympic and Sports Museum History
The Olympic and Sports Museum was located in Montjuïc Olympic Stadium but moved to a custom building next to the Olympic Satdium in 2007.
In 2010 the Olympic and Sports Museum was renamed in honour of Juan Antonio Samaranch, a Spanish Citizen and president of the International Olympic Committee from 1980 to 2001. Juan Antonio was a key figure during the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics.
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Visiting Olympic and Sports Museum in Barcelona
The museum is dedicated to the 1992 Olympics and has a vast collection of artefacts from the Olympics and vintage sports equipment displayed in a very interactive space that tells the stories about many of Spain's sporting champions, especially those from the 1992 Olympics.
Allow one to two hours to fully explore this Museum.
This Museum is engaging for children because of the interactive displays, video games based learning and tactile displays.
Olympic and Sports Museum Tickets
Free admission days:
12th February: Santa Eulalia
18th May: International Museum Day
24th September: Festival de la Merce
The first Sunday of every month.
Olympic and Sports Museum Opening Hours
Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00h to 18:00h.
Sunday and Public holidays: 10:00h to 14:30h.
Closed: Mondays, 1 January, 1st, 1st May, 25-26 December.
What to take with you for Olympic and Sports Museum in Barcelona
Museu Olimpic Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch is a museum with exhibits on two floors linked by a ramp on the way down then an escalator to exit or lift to exit. For people with reduced mobility or with push chairs the museum is totally accessible and has a wheelchair available for visitors who need one.
Backpacks and luggage must be left in the lockers situated beside reception. However I was allowed in with my small 10L museum rucksack.
There is bicycle anchorage outside the entrance to the museum.
Day Trip Rucksack
Small 10L day trip and museums rucksack
In Ear Headphones
With 3.5mm jack. For running and for museum visits that have an audio guide. Museums don't provide headphones since Covid.
Small folded lightweight Water proof poncho for emergencies
Summary of Prices
Train/Bus FareEntry TicketAdditional InformationTrain/Bus FareEntry TicketAdditional InformationAdultZone 1 T-casual€ 5.80Students 3.60 EurosChildT-familiarFREEFor under 7 YearsGroup/Family Ticket?15+ People - See Website.NotesClosed Mondays Except public holidays.Free Entry?First Sunday of every month, 12th February, 18th May, 24th September
Getting to Olympic and Sports Museum in Barcelona
Address: Avinguda de l'Estadi 60, Barcelona. 08038
The Olympic and Sports Museum can be reached by bus or by walking.
The TMB 150 bus stops at the Montjuïc Olympic Stadium. From Here it is a 200m walk to the Museum.
Walking 1.4km from Plaça España on TMB Metro on the green (L3) and red (L2) lines. Walk towards MNAC Palau nacional building. You can use the escalators to ascend or descend the different terraced levels. When you get to the last terrace area the escalator to go up the MNAC can be found to the right of the terrace level walking past a patio bar. Walk down the right side of MNAC building and ascend the last escalator to emerge infront of the Olympic Stadium. follow the road round to the right of the Olympic Stadium for another 200m
Walk from TMB Metro Foc on the light blue (L10) line following Carrer de Foc to the stadium (1.5 Km).
Walk from Montjuïc TMB Funicular station along Avenida d'Estadí (550 m).
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BCN08 - Olympic Montjuic
City walk in barcelona via Olimpic Montjuic. Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC), Palau Jordi, Olimpic Stadium, Botanical gardens, Olympic museum of sport and Olympic diving pools.