The Museum of the Olympic City has the sport as the main theme.
Because of the security perimeter during the 2016 Olympic Games , access to the Spaceship of Knowledge and Museum of the Olympic City will be made only by the Olympic Stadium Engenhão.
The new Museu Cidade Olímpica (“Museum of the Olympic City”) has interactives environment where the sport is the main theme. Instaled in the old train repair facility on Engenho de Dentro, beside the Olympic Stadium Engenhão. The space aims to promote the spread of knowledge, the history of the Olympics and the history of Rio de Janeiro. Among the highlighs of the new museum, there is an area where visitors can fly over the city and meet the Olympic facilities and tourist spots, like Sugar Loaf, using augmented-reality glasses. The full tour is made by five sections offering educational, cultural and leisure activities with playful and interactive approaches. At the same space, runs the Nave do Conhecimento (“Spaceship of Knowledge”), project that the already works in eight other neighborhoods of the city, with the purpose to develop and form the citizens with the use of new tecnologies.
Museum of the Olympic City – Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 10pm. . Sunday from 10am to 3:30pm.
Spaceship of Knowledge – Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 21pm . Sunday from 9:30am to 4:30pm.
Rua Arquias Cordeiro, 1516 - Engenho de Dentro
Rio de Janeiro - RJ
Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 10pm. Sunday from 10am to 3:30pm.