Museu Olímpic i de l'Esport Joan A. Samaranch
The world of sport in Barcelona
Barcelona has become the first major European city with its own Olympics museum, the Museu Olímpic i de l'Esport. The museum is located on Montjuïc hill, and offers a unique experience of the Olympic movement and sport. the city's passion to sports reached its pinnacle with 1992 Barcelona's Olympics.
New technologies play an important role in the museum’s content and exhibitions, and the vast potential of its interactive displays means visitors can experience sport as never before. Using its simulators, they can run against Carl Lewis, see how Mark Spitz used to swim, improve their aerodynamics on a bicycle and compare the actual weight that weightlifting champions can actually lift. A thrilling sport experience.
Visitors can also see a permanent exhibition commemorating Olympic cities, from Barcelona 1992 to London 2012, and the fitrst televised Olympic Games, compare the shoes worn by sporting greats such as Michael Jordan, Pau Gasol and Roberto Dueñas, discover the Samaranch Collection, and enjoy live sport.
Town: 08038 Barcelona
Phone: 932 925 379
Web site: www.museuolimpicbcn.cat
How to get there: Bus: 13, 55 and 150.| Barcelona Bus Turístic: stop Anella Olímpica.
From October to March:
Tuesday to Saturday, from 10am to 6pm. Sunday and public holidays from 10am to 2.30pm.
From April to October:
Tuesday to Saturday, from 10am to 8pm. Sunday and public holidays, from 10am to 2.30pm.
January 1st, May 1st, December 25th and 26th closed.
From 12th to 20th January, closed for refurbishment.
Services: Guided tours, café, restaurant and shop.
Accessible to people with reduced mobility
Business providing the service: MUSEU OLÍMPIC I DE L'ESPORT JOAN ANTONI SAMARANCH
 932 853 832
Additional information to purchase the ticket
- Free admission: Senior citizens and under 14s.