The Olympic Museum

The Olympic Museum presents the cornerstones of olympism – sport, art and education – through its ultra-modern, interactive facilities. The most visited museum in Lausanne was founded by the ICO on the banks of Lake Geneva.

The Olympic Capital, Lausanne has been home to the IOC (International Olympic Committee) for 100 years and in 1993, the IOC founded its unique official museum on the banks of Lake Geneva. In 2013, The Olympic Museum was completely renovated with the most up-to-date facilities. Now on three floors, the exhibition presents the origin of the games, the competitions and the athletic spirit through over 150 screens and 1500 objects: The Olympic torches and medals of all The Olympic games, as well as the equipment of the most famous athletes. Children adore slipping into the skin of an athlete thanks to the many interactive activities.

With its temporary exhibitions, grounds decorated with works of art and a panoramic restaurant with a view over Lake Geneva and the Alps, this is a must-see attraction in Lausanne.

Practical information

Closed on 24th and 31st, December

Bus N° 2, “Ouchy-Olympique” stop
Bus N° 8, 25, “Musée Olympique” stop
Bus N° 24, “ Parc Musée Olympique” stop
m2 metro, “Ouchy-Olympique” station

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Opening hours

From Oct 16, 2020 to Apr 30, 2021
Tuesday - Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
From May 1, 2021 to Oct 15, 2021
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 18:00


Permanent & temporary exhibitions
Full price Adults (aged 17+)
CHF 18.-
Full price Children aged 6-16 (under 6 free)
CHF 10.-
Reduced price Senior citizens
CHF 16.-
Reduced price Students, disabled persons
CHF 12.-
Reduced price Families (max. 2 adults and their children aged 6-16)
CHF 40.-
CHF 14.-
LTC - Children (6-16 years)
CHF 8.-

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