8 Culture The Olympic Museum

Welcome to the Olympic Museum!

To live a story is to share it. An enthralling exhibition, moments of intensity.
Would you like to relive great Olympic moments? Feel the pulse of the champions? Discover the creative flair of the host cities? The world of the Games with its many facets will open up to you. The Museum has 3000 m2 of exhibition space, over 1500 exhibits, 150 screens and our passion, combining to create the ultimate experience. From The Olympic Park, with its sports installations and sculptures, to the TOM Café and its menus inspired by the cuisine of cities who have hosted the Games, you will have great stories to tell. Take your time, the view of the lake is already enough to take your breath away.

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Our permanent exhibition
Inside the museum, the three levels of the permanent exhibition each revisit an essential dimension of modern Olympism:
The Olympic World, the Olympic Games and the Olympic Spirit.
It is a place where the Olympic values and issues can be experienced, explored and shared.

The Olympic World (Level 1)
From the very beginning 
What are the origins of the Olympic Games? How did they become a global event? Explore thousands of years of history, from antiquity to the great celebrations of our own day, when the host city is projected onto the world stage as the capital of sports and creativity.

The Olympic Games (Level 0)
Along the way 
How have the sporting competitions evolved? What technical innovations have changed practices in the various Olympic disciplines? The objects, images and stories of great champions will be your guide through these transformations. Experience the dynamism of the Games, in particular through a unique and unforgettable audiovisual show. 

The Olympic Spirit (Level -1) 
With the athletes 
Enter the heart of the Olympic village. Learn how athletes prepare for the different sporting disciplines, their training methods and the techniques they use to enhance concentration. Don’t miss the chance to engage in an interactive dialogue with the champions.

Our temporary exhibitions
Curiosity creates change. Culture at the heart of the Games 
How do you see the Games? Every edition has its innovations and unique aesthetic. The temporary exhibitions show the Games in all their diversity. They will add to your knowledge. Accompanied with the numerous cultural events, they will open new doors to reveal different ways of experiencing the Games.

Prices, packages

Individual rates

Full rate: Adults (17 to 62-65 years) CHF 18.-

Reduced rates:
Pensioners CHF 16.-
Students, people with disabilities CHF 12.-
Children 6 to 16 yers CHF 10.- (children < 6 years, free)
Families: 2 adults with their children, aged up to 16 years CHF 40.-

Temporary exhibitions:
Destination Rio: free

For group rates, please visit our website

Dates of availabilities

 Opening hours

01.05 - 14.10: every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
15.10 - 30.04: from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed on Mondays, except Easter Monday and for special events
Closed on the 25 December and 1 January

Proposed visits and duration

Guided tours CHF 180.-
French, English, German, Swiss German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese

1h30 - 25 people max - reservation required

Audio guides
(available in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic) CHF 5.-

 

Spoken languages

French, English, Spanish, German, Italian

Description of services and / or proposed infrastructure

Terrasse overlooking the Lake, souvenir shop, meeting rooms, auditorium.

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