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Joan Antoni Samaranch Olympic and Sports Museum

The Olympic and Sports Museum opened in 2007 at the Olympic ring. In June 2010, the name of Joan Antoni Samaranch, the International Olympic Committee president from 1980 to 2001, was added to the museum.


The museum contains elements related to high-performance sport, competitive sport, and leisure sport. It shows how sport has the capacity to promote values, educate, innovate, and renew. It also includes interactive spaces with advanced technology and multimedia installations. One of the most emblematic spaces in the museum houses the Joan Antoni Samaranch collection, which aims to reflect Olympic sporting spirit through pieces related to sport, art, and culture that belonged to the former president of the IOC. The museum also has a space for temporary exhibitions and an exhibition on sport in different civilizations. The Barcelona Olympic Foundation has its headquarters here.

Address: Avenida de l'Estadi, 60

Buses: 55, 150

Metro: Espanya (L1 and L3)


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Places of interest near HCC Hotels


    Our hotels are situated in the city centre of Barcelona, strategically located in emblematic buildings from the city, close to the historical monuments from Barcelona and to the main cultural and shopping areas. If you stay in HCC St Moritz hotel you will find just a step away Passeig de Gracia; if you want to visit La Pedrera HCC Regente hotel is close to the building; HCC Montblanc hotel is located just in front the Palau de la Música and a few minutes from Picasso Museum, if you come to Barcelona to attend a fair or to see a concert HCC Lugano hotel is located near the Barcelona Trade Fair and to The Olimpic Ring, from HCC Taber hotel you will last 5 minutes walking to Plaza Catalunya, the best option close to the Sants station is HCC Open hotel; if you want to visit the Camp Nou or the F.C. Barcelona museum stay in HCC Covadonga hotel in Diagonal Avenue.

    If you prefer to know other singular places from Catalunya come to the HCC Ciutat de Berga hotel situated in the heart of the city in the middle of the Pre-Pyrenees and HCC Montsia hotel is perfect to enjoy the Ebro Delta.


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