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BelgiumSportimoniumHofstade-Zemst Tel:	+32 015/618.222 Trace the story of sports and games and the history behind them. Admire personal belongings of great heroes of sport.EnglandHenley on ThamesRiver & Rowing MuseumOxfordshire Tel:	+44 01491 415600 Its famous regatta has been running since 1839. Through The Collection you can explore the museum's extensive collection of rowing objects and images.LiverpoolLiverpool Football Club Museum & Tour CentreTel:	+44 0151 260-6677 Visitors can combine a trip to the club's museum with a guided tour of the ground. As well as showing off artefacts from the club's rich history it allows people to see behind the scenes.LondonStamford BridgeChelsea Football ClubTel:	0871 9841 905 (UK) Tel:	+44 20 7915 2900 (Intl.) Guided tour will take you to Chelsea FC Home Team dressing rooms, the press rooms, the players tunnel, the managersdug-out and the Centenary Museum which documents over 100 years of one of the most famous football clubs in the world!Lord’s Cricket Ground & MuseumTel:	+44 0207 616 8595 Tours of Lord's - behind the scenes at MCC's historic ground, see many of the most famous sights in world cricket.. The museum has paintings, photographs and artefacts, covering 400 years of cricket history.TwickenhamTwickenham Stadium Tours & Museum of RugbyTel:	+44 (0)20 8892 8877 Twickenham's Museum of Rugby chronicles the history of the game across the globe, challenging myths and legends, setting records straight and giving hands-on entertainment to visitors.WimbledonWimbledon Lawn Tennis MuseumTel:	+44 020 894 66131 Web: www.wimbledon.org/ museum Highlights of Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum include the Championship Trophies, a 200° cinema screen and a 'walk- through' of the men's dressing room as it was in the 1980s, with John McEnroe. The museum is open throughout the year.Germany	SpainCologneGerman Sports & Olympia MuseumTel +49 (0)221 / 33 609 - 0 Web: www.sportmuseum.info Only national sports museum; exhibitions on the social development of national, international and Olympic sports culture from classical antiquity to the present. Cologne’s highest sports-ground; Café and shopBarcelonaOlympic and Sports MuseumTel:	+ 932 925 379 Web: www. fundaciobarcelonaolimpica.es Opened April 2008 Discover the Olympic movement and sport. A comprehensive historic, recrea- tional, ethical and educational overview of the different sport- ing disciplines and types.Netherlands	SwitzerlandNIJMEGENVELORAMA National Bicycle MuseumTel:	(0)24-3225851 E-m: info@velorama.nl Collection of over 250 authentic veteran cycles. This includes bicycles, tricycles and quadricycles, starting with the very first "hobbyhorse" which was invented in 1817NorwayOsloHolmenkollbakken Ski Museumand Jump Tower Tel:	+47 22 92 32 00 The Holmenkollen national ski facility is open all year.The ski simulator allows visitors to experience a real “Holmenkollen jump”and downhill races at Kvitfjell by Lillehammer. The ski museum exhibits the history of skiing over 4000 years.LausanneThe Olympic MuseumQuai d’Ouchy, 1, 1006 Lausanne Tel:	+41 21 621 65 11 www.olympic.org/museum Opening times01.05—14.10 daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 15.10—30.04 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed on Mondays Except Easter Monday and for special eventsClosed on 25 Dec and 1 JanAn innovative Museum layout covering more than 3000 m2 takes visitors on a multidimensional journey across the Olympic universe, whose events every two year attract an audience of more than four billion. With over 1000 objects and 150 screens, the experience is totally immersive, detailed and incredibly vibrant. The exhibition, on three levels, presents the Olympic Movement in various lights: The Olympic World, The Olympic Games, The Olympic Spirit.THE OLYMPIC MUSEUMAn innovative Museum layout covering more than 3000 m2 takes you on a multidimensional journey across the Olympic universe. With over 1000 objects and 150 screens, the experience awaiting you is totally immersive, highly detailed and incre- dibly vibrant.Opening times01.05—14.10 every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 15.10—30.04 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed on MondaysQuai d’Ouchy 1, 1006 Lausanne – Switzerland +41 21 621 65 11 – olympic.org/museumand live your own Olympic experienceYou can see all editions of the Guide and magazine at www.ontheroad.co.uk29Sporting Museums


































































































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