Museu Olimpic i de l'Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch Barcelona
The Museu Olímpic i de l'Esport Joan Antoni Samarahch is located on Montjuïc hill, and offers a unique experience of the Olympic movement and sport. the city's passion to sports reached its pinnacle with 1992 Barcelona's Olympics.
This innovative museum provides its visitors with an overview of the different sport disciplines that exist today, using state-of-the art technology and interactive exhibitions, as well as multimedia installations.
New technologies play an important role in the museum's content and exhibitions, and the vast potential of its interactive displays means visitors can experience sport as never before. Using its simulators, they can run against Usain Bolt, see how Michael Phelps used to swim, improve their aerodynamics on a bicycle and compare the actual weight that weightlifting champions can actually lift. A thrilling sport experience.
Visitors can also see a permanent exhibition commemorating Olympic cities, from Barcelona 1992 to Rio 2016, and the fitrst televised Olympic Games, compare the shoes worn by sporting greats such as Jordan, Gasol and Dueñas, discover the Samaranch Collection, and enjoy live sport.