The German Sports & Olympia Museum is situated in a former 19th century bonded warehouse in the Cologne Rheinauhafen (Rhineau Harbour). The Rhine terrace with its view over the Serverin Bridge and the Deutz Rhine Bank** is unique.

In approx. 2 000 m2 of exhibition and event space covering two floors, the widest aspects of national, international and Olympic sports are comprehensively displayed in a permanent and transitory exhibitions. Subdivision into various concisely labelled segments allows visitors to plunge into the fascinating worlds of sports.

The permanent exhibition on the first floor of the museum takes the visitor through more than 2500 years of sporting history up to the present day. Starting with the roots of modern sports, the journey through time takes us from ancient Greece via the German gymnastic movement and English sport to the great athletes of today, such as Boris Becker, Steffi Graf, Nils Schumann, Michael Schumacher etc.. More than 3000 exhibits, film documentaries and numerous media stations will ensure the tour through the history of sports will become a special experience. The visitor will have the opportunity to actively participate at numerous locations in the museum.
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