Richmond Olympic ExperienceRichmond Olympic Oval
Discover a place where the past, present and future of Canadian sport come alive.
The Richmond Olympic Experience is the first member of the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Museums Network to be located in North America.
Visitors enjoy a highly interactive and dynamic experience that conveys the power of the Olympic spirit through digital media, hands-on
- virtual sport simulations,
- physical challenges,
- informative displays,
- artefact exhibits.
The museum touches on the entire history of the Games, featuring stories from every nation that has participated, and celebrating the excellence of the greatest athletes from Canada and around the world. Guests of all ages are welcome to discover the ideals of the Olympic movement, feel the thrill of competition first-hand and relive the triumphs of the Games.
Although the museum is family-friendly, children under the age of 13 must be accompanied at all times by an adult over 18 years of age.
Sports simulators have the following height restrictions:
Race Car – 5 feet
The Richmond Olympic Experience is located in the Richmond Olympic Oval, which was host to long-track speed skating during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. The building has since been converted to a world-renowned multi-sport facility. There are over 30 museum exhibits throughout the 3 levels of the building.
Remember that this center offers a great way to get some exercise – indoors!
So if you feel like doing so, you can also register for Drop-In Activities after visiting the Olympic Experience. You can choose from different options like Basketball, Table tennis, Climbing, Skating, Group fitness, and more.