Museum of Sierra Ski History & 1960 Winter Olympics

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.

  • Olympic Artifacts
  • Special Events
  • Spectator Memorabilia

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