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International Swimming Hall of Fame

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International Swimming Hall of Fame

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Wayne M wrote a review Oct 2019
Durban, South Africa195 contributions48 helpful votes
My son was taking part in a swimming camp so were popped into see him and his team mates at the pool for a few hours. The facilities were fantastic.
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Rjmss wrote a review Sep 2019
29 contributions5 helpful votes
The International Swimming Hall of Fame is undergoing a major renovation to the competition pools and according to the staff the museum as well. Hopefully the new improvements to the museum will include updated graphics, displays and better organized information. The current displays are copy-intense and even I who follow swimming and am an avid reader got bored. The 2019 Hall of fame inductees were not yet on display and current Olympian were sporadically represented. I so wanted to like this museum but was very disappointed.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Karin wrote a review Sep 2019
87 contributions10 helpful votes
If you really, really enjoy competitive swimming and want to see the trophies and the old swimming suits used by the likes of Esther Williams and Johnny Weissmuller- go ahead and knock yourself out. But to the rest of the world it’s just... old pics, old swimsuits and a bunch of trophies. Sorry I probably am an ignorant of the wide and wise swimming world but I only give my honest opinion....
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Date of experience: September 2019
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LeeAnn1641 wrote a review Aug 2019
Highland Mills, New York196 contributions45 helpful votes
Stopped here to get a gift for a friend who is a competitive swimmer. The pools are under costruction but it looks to be beautiful upon completion. We didn't even have time to see the museum as our daughter was competing in volleyball at the convention center but if meeting Marlene at the gift shop was any sign of how things get run we will be back. Marlene is a breath of fresh air and made me feel like I belonged at the museum. She was friendly and a wealth of knowledge . My daughter and I wanted to go back if anything just to spend time with her. The hall of fame is lucky to have her as their first face.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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SunSonia wrote a review Jun 2019
Little Silver, New Jersey144 contributions37 helpful votes
My daughter was very excited to swim at the Olympic pools of the international swimming hall if fame. The public parking lots nearby were full and we had to circle the area a few times around construction to find a spot for $10 for 3 hrs. As the website indicated, construction started and the pools are not open during the work as they are being redone. If you are coming to swim or see the pools - skip the trip. The store and museum are open. The museum has great content and memorabilia but is not current. There are no interactive exhibits and may not be inviting. I learned a thing or two and can’t wait to come back when the hall of game is redone. The store is a heaven for swimmers and prices are reasonable.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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