Will Daume, who in 1972 was President of the National Olympic Committee to Germany during the Munich Olympics, laid the ... More
The German Sport and Olympic Museum
Will Daume, who in 1972 was President of the National Olympic Committee to Germany during the Munich Olympics, laid the initial groundwork for the creation of this museum. The doors didn't open to the public until November 1999, however. Inside, visitors can celebrate the favorite past times of a nation, and it comes as no surprise to see more than just a little attention paid to soccer here. Exhibits blend history, culture, communication, and more to allow visitors a wide range of experiences. Be sure not to miss their permanent exhibit, a "memory box" with some choice scenes from sports history.
The first traces of the Zeughaus , in which weapons were kept date from the 14th century. Around the year
1600 a new armoury was planned and built, which already included objects gained during Cologne's long history of military ...
19th century architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel provided Berlin with many of its greatest buildings, including the magnificent Konzerthaus and the
equally striking Altes Museum. The museum, which opened in 1830, was the first to be built on Museum Island. ...