Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The OSC is closed Saturdays and Sundays, on bank holidays, as well as the days between Monday 23 December 2013 to Friday 10 January 2014 inclusive.
New location of the Olympic Studies Centre
The Olympic Studies Centre is now open in its new facilities at the Villa du Centenaire, a prestigious building at the north-west side of the Museum.
During the renovations of the Olympic Museum, there are two paths to access the Villa du Centenaire:
North path: enter via the Elysée Museum (park) and turn left to the Olympic park (follow the indications)
South path (Lakeside): via the Quai d’Ouchy, turn into the park by the Olympic fountain (follow the indications)
See the access plan
Access to resources during the renovations of the Olympic Museum
From May 2012 until end 2013 access to some resources of the Historical Archives and IOC Library might require a few days delay.
Please take this into consideration and contact us minimum three weeks before your research visit.
The IOC Library makes available over 24,000 monograph titles, 420 review titles, including 50 electronic reviews, and 500 DVDs and CD-ROMS.
It offers access to the official publications of the Olympic Movement, particularly :
The complete collection of Olympic Charters
Olympic Games Candidature Files
Official Reports on the Olympic Games
The Olympic Review
Publications by Pierre de Coubertin
It offers a vast collection on Olympic sports and sports sciences,
And also has a valuable collection of rare and ancient works.
To manage and make available its reference collection to researchers from across the world
To guarantee access to future generations
To promote and facilitate research into Olympism
The IOC Library is :
The IOC Library is open, free of charge, to any interested person, whether local or international, and offers :
A personalised advisory service
Assistance with your document research
Loan and inter-library loan (ILL) services
Assistance with using printed and electronic resources
List of resources : discover the available documents
In the library