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Visitors will learn the history of skiing in the Sierra and the story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games.
Visitors will learn the history of skiing in the Sierra and the story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games. The exhibits include hundreds of artifacts including official Olympic items such as skis, racing bibs, official results, promotional literature and participation mementos. . Dozens of never before exhibited banners, souvenirs and spectator memorabilia from the Batiste Family Collection are on display. The collection includes items from the pre-Olympic days of Squaw Valley Ski Area. Exhibits will also show rarely seen conceptual drawings prepared by Walt Disney for planning of the VIII Olympic Winter Games.
The museum is on the second floor of the Boatworks Mall, 760 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City.
Easy access to parking.
Try one of our 15 restaurants, or 40 quaint shops and services. Don’t miss the Old Town Gallery featuring the works of 60 local artists, all in one old historical building. Four museums can be found within a few blocks, where history buffs will find lots of rich Gold Country history.
The park is home to numerous hiking and snowshoeing trails, or you can swim, boat and fish.