Olympic Spirit Munich opened in March, 1999 within Olympia Park, site of the 1972 Munich Olympic Games. During the 18-month trial period this Test Site was operational, hundreds of thousands of visitors enjoyed its exciting entertainment and educational activities.
Based on the success and experience gained, the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Spirit Group proceeded with plans for the design, development and management of Olympic Spirit Centers worldwide.
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