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U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum nominated for Best Attraction for Sports Fans by USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards





COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Today, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum was announced as a nominee for Best Attraction for Sports Fans in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. After being voted the nation’s Best New Attraction in 2020 by USA TODAY, this latest nomination solidifies the Museum’s standing as a top-tier destination. Public voting will be open from July 24 through August 21 to determine the winner.


“Being nominated for the Best Attraction for Sports Fans is an incredible honor and a testament to the experience and legacies that live within our walls,” said Marisa Wigglesworth, USOPM’s chief executive officer. “The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum stands as a tribute to the indomitable spirit of our athletes, and we are proud to share their compelling stories with the world. We encourage everyone to cast their vote and be a part of this exciting journey with us.”

The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes, presenting their inspiring stories through captivating artifacts, engaging media, and cutting-edge technology. The Museum offers visitors an immersive experience into the remarkable journeys and accomplishments of America’s greatest athletes.

Regarded as one of Colorado’s top places to visit, the USOPM aligns its mission with the core values of the Olympic and Paralympic movements, emphasizing friendship, respect, excellence, determination, equality, inspiration, and courage. Its impact extends beyond sports enthusiasts, resonating with visitors of all ages and backgrounds.

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About the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum offers an immersive and universally accessible look into the journey of Team USA’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Through interactive exhibits, innovative displays, and a comprehensive artifact collection, the Museum instills the Olympic values of excellence, friendship, and respect, as well as the Paralympic values of determination, equality, inspiration, and courage in every visitor. It honors yesterday’s legends with the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame while inspiring tomorrow’s legends through entertaining activities and events. The USOPM is more than a museum but a life-changing experience that will continue to educate and inspire the public to take part for generations to come.

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