With iconic architecture, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum and Hall of Fame, located in Downtown Colorado Springs, will embody the values, history and experience of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, honor outstanding athletes and host special events. The only one like it in the United States, the Museum will be a pilgrimage site containing artifacts, multi-media and advanced technology conveying the effort and excitement of becoming an Olympic or Paralympic competitor.
Your visit to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum will be like no other. It is the most accessible and accommodating museum on the planet, offering a world-class experience regardless of physical ability or cognitive differences. Its cutting-edge technology curates a unique journey for each guest on each visit.
The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum is the crown jewel of Olympic City USA. Located in the southwest quadrant of downtown and designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, it is a landmark facility built to celebrate U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes and honor those inducted into the Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame.
Ground Breaking: July 2017
Scheduled Opening: Summer 2020
- Includes the United States Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame
- Theater that will introduce visitors to the Olympic Movement, as well as host guest speakers and special events
- 20,000-SF exhibition space
- Interactive exhibits
- Champions Plaza, an outdoor public gathering place and amphitheater designed for multiple uses:
- special events, exhibit-related programming and civic gatherings
- Retail space with uniforms, souvenirs, books and commemorative merchandise, as well as a café
- 1,000-SF broadcast studio for use by national and international press
- 8,000-SF flex space for private and special events, as well as traveling exhibits and programs
The USOPM is currently exploring ways to eventually open the museum when guidelines allow and keep the community safe in the process. From assessing gallery dwell times and identifying potential choke points to modifying their population plan, including timed entrances between parties, their team is quickly adapting the visitor experience. Additional visitor aspects, including online sales, plaza ticketing kiosks, an organized route through the galleries, and state-of-the-art RFID technology will further support physical distancing while also making every visit a new experience for patrons.
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