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  • Thessaloniki Olympic Museum

    Thessaloniki Olympic Museum

    The Thessaloniki Olympic Museum aims to preserve sporting heritage and promote the cultural side of sport. Its permanent and temporary exhibitions will appeal to young and old alike. The museum offers specific programmes for school children, focusing on different exhibitions for different age groups. The general public can enjoy a wide range of exhibitions and sport-related events, and also an extensive selection of books about sport. The museum also has a fully equipped auditorium, two multi-purpose rooms, a cafeteria and a gift shop, and is a great place to come and find out about the Olympic spirit.
  • Estonian Sports Museum

    Estonian Sports Museum

    The Estonian Sports Museum collects, preserves and exhibits a wide variety of documents and artefacts about sport, specifically focusing on the history of Estonia and the Estonian people. The museum also serves as a cultural centre, organising exhibitions, seminars, lectures and children’s activities. The museum’s permanent exhibition is both educational and entertaining and will appeal to all sectors of the public, from children to professional athletes. The museum embraces modern technology, inviting visitors to test out their skills on special simulators, find out more about their favourite sports topics on computer terminals, take part in a virtual Olympics, have their photo taken alongside former weightlifting stars, read old sports newspapers and watch films. As of January 2011, the 18 collections contained 132,868 historical items, including an extensive series of photos and medals.
  • Museu Olímpic i de l’Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch

    Museu Olímpic i de l’Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch

    The Joan Antoni Samaranch Olympic and Sports Museum offers a unique glimpse into the world of sport in all its forms, including competitive sport, parasport and sport for fun. New digital technology will transform your trip into an unforgettable experience for the mind and the senses. The Olympic spirit and sporting values are given pride of place. The museum promotes the potential of sport as a tool for social integration. It recognises the importance of education, offering a fun learning experience for children and school pupils. Visitors can find out more about their great sporting heroes through innovative audiovisual and multimedia facilities and interactive displays. The museum’s collections, contributions and exhibitions are regularly updated.
  • Seoul Olympic Museum

    Seoul Olympic Museum

    The Seoul Olympic Museum was opened in 1990 to keep alive the memory of the hugely successful 1988 Seoul Olympics and to inspire future generations with the Olympic spirit. The museum recreates the excitement and emotion of the Olympics, offering a wide variety of exhibitions full of information about sport and culture. It makes extensive use of digital technologies, embracing the new opportunities offered by the 21st century. Exhibits include torches, medals, pins, posters, mascots, scarves, stamps and coins that commemorate past Olympics. All these items have become a part of Olympic culture, history and art, helping promote the Olympic ideal and economy in local communities and across the world.

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