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Olympic and Sports Museum in Barcelona

2007 Museum dedicated to sport & 1992 Olympic games. Museum houses sports exhibits in an interactive children friendly space. Tickets & Opening Hours

Updated: May 21, 2024 by: Barcelona Travel Hacks Views: 1.5k

About Olympic and Sports Museum in Barcelona

The Olympic and Sports Museum, Museo Olímpico y del Deporte Joan Antoni Samaranch, houses exhibits about the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games.

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.

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

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.

Summary of Prices

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Adult Zone 1 T-casual € 5.80 Students 3.60 Euros Child T-familiar FREE For under 7 YearsGroup/Family Ticket? 15+ People - See Website.Notes Closed 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.

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