Capital of the Canton of Vaud and the 4th largest city in Switzerland, Lausanne shines by its dynamism and openness, on the economic, cultural, sporting or academic levels.
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The Olympic Museum is a museum dedicated to the history of the Olympic Games inaugurated on June 23, 1993 in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is located on the heights of the Quai d’Ouchy on the shores of Lake Geneva. It houses permanent and temporary exhibitions on sport and the Olympic movement.
It now hosts nearly 300,000 visitors each year. Some 3,000m2 of exhibition space, 1,500 objects, 150 audiovisual devices, 50 interactive screens, 7 hours of sound and video celebrate humanity in movement. Its scenography is an invitation to dive into the history of the Games, the dreams, the culture, the design, the challenges and the values of Olympism.
It is surrounded by a park exhibiting numerous works of art with a sports theme.