The Guide
09 July 2024

Paris Olympique™ : An Immersive Journey at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne

by Redaction NOW Village

Discover the fascinating history of the Paris Olympic Games through a unique immersive exhibition, “Paris Olympique™”.

From May 25, 2024 to January 19, 2025, the Olympic Museum in Lausanne invites you to immerse yourself in the three emblematic editions of the Paris Olympic Games: 1900, 1924 and 2024.

Unlike traditional museum exhibitions, “Paris Olympique™” features an immersive audiovisual show with minimal text to maximize immersion. Accessible to all ages and regardless of language, this 19-minute journey on the second floor of the museum takes you on a circular tour divided into four captivating themes.

1. Olympic venues in Paris

This theme explores the relationship between the Olympic Games and the city of Paris, highlighting the evolution of this connection over the past 124 years.

Paris Olympique
Paris 1924 Olympic Games, Tennis – Helen WILLS-MOODY (USA) 1st in women’s singles and doubles © 1924 / Comité International Olympique (CIO) – All rights reserved | Eiffel Tower Stadium – beach volleyball configuration

2. Sports and Olympic Champions

Here, visitors discover the extraordinary athletes and varied disciplines of the Games, from traditional sports like pelota to newcomers like breaking.

3. Paris Games identity

This segment puts into perspective the transformation of the Paris Olympic Games, from the anonymous 1900 edition as part of the Universal Exhibition to the grandiose events planned for 2024.

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Official poster of the 1900 Paris Olympic Games (Designer: Jean de Paléologue) | JO Paris 1900, Polo – A game © 1900 / Comité International Olympique (CIO) – All rights reserved

4. Entertainment and Culture at the Paris Games

Opening and closing ceremonies, art competitions and cultural events are explored to show the impact of arts and culture on the Paris Olympic Games.

For total immersion, the exhibition features several interactive zones:

  • Paris 1900 Swimming Simulation : Test your skills in the “200 m with obstacles” swimming event, where you have to climb poles, go over rows of boats and swim under another.
  • Paris Rope Climb 1924 : Challenge yourself to new heights by trying rope climbing.

Admire the official outfits of the Paris 2024 French Olympic team, the result of a collaboration between Le Coq Sportif and designer Stéphane Ashpool. Also immerse yourself in the Paris of yesteryear with augmented reality experiences available via the official Paris 2024 app, downloadable from Google PlayStore and Apple App Store.

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Paris Olympique™ exhibition © 2024 / IOC

Dates : May 25, 2024 – January 19, 2025
Location : Olympic Museum, Lausanne
Visiting time : 19 minutes
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience the Paris Olympic Games like never before, through an exhibition that promises to captivate young and old alike.

Olympic Museum
Quai d’Ouchy 1, 1006 Lausanne
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T: +41 21 621 65 11