This world-class attraction showcases the entire journey of the games from birth in ancient Olympia to current Team USA hopefuls living and training in Colorado Springs every day.
WHAT IS THE U.S. OLYMPIC & PARALYMPIC MUSEUM?
The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum is one of the most accessible and interactive museums in the world, designed to showcase the entire Olympic journey from past to present.
WHAT CAN I DO AND SEE ON A VISIT TO THE U.S. OLYMPIC & PARALYMPIC MUSEUM?
Guests are able to walk through a 360-degree immersive digital experience and feel what it’s like to walk shoulder to shoulder with members of Team USA during the opening ceremonies. They also have an athlete training gallery that allows visitors to try six interactive sports including 30-meter dash, alpine skiing, archery, goalball, skeleton and sled hockey. The museum also features one of the most expensive Olympic medal and torch collections in the world.
13 interactive galleries
60,000 square foot building
The Museum Shop
The Flame Cafe
WHY IS THE U.S. OLYMPIC & PARALYMPIC MUSEUM LOCATED IN COLORADO SPRINGS?
Colorado Springs is home to the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC), 24 National Olympic Governing Bodies, more than 50 National Sport Organizations, the Colorado Springs Olympic & Paralympic Training Center and now the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum. The Olympic Ideals of Excellence, Friendship and Respect, and the Paralympic Ideals of Courage, Determination, Equality and Inspiration transcend sports and are infused daily throughout this vibrant community.
WHAT IS SO UNIQUE ABOUT THE MUSEUM?
The Museum is one of the most accessible and interactive museums in the world. Some assistive technologies include open captions, audio description tracks, assisted listening, universal keypads, RFID-triggered customizations, accessible exhibit spaces with ramped experiences and is ADA compliant throughout. Team USA athletes have been involved and consulted throughout the entire project. The museum is extremely personalized - no guest will have the same museum experience twice.
WHEN CAN I VISIT?
The Museum is open every day and is only closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.