International Swimming Hall of Fame, Fort Lauderdale

International Swimming Hall of Fame, Fort Lauderdale (must see)

The International Swimming Hall of Fame is dedicated to the history of swimming. The building has a location on the Harbour Isles that looks over New River Sound.

Visitors to the International Swimming Hall of Fame will find a 7,500 square foot building filled with swimming memorabilia. Included are Olympic medals swimsuits, photography and swim-related art from such notable artists as Norman Rockwell and LeRoy Neiman.

The museum offers a screening room where visitors can learn about water safety or watch such classics as "Million Dollar Mermaid" or "Tarzan the Ape Man." It also includes a tribute to Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy who were champion swimmers in their younger years.

Those inspired by the International Swimming Hall of Fame may take interest in the pools. The International Swimming Hall of Fame Complex includes two 50 meter pools, a diving well and a training pool.

The International Swimming Hall of Fame was established in 1962. Originally, it was merely a shrine that accompanied an Olympic sized pool.
Operation Hours: Monday -Friday: 9:00 - 17:00; Saturday: 9:00- 14:00.

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International Swimming Hall of Fame on Map

Sight Name: International Swimming Hall of Fame
Sight Location: Fort Lauderdale, USA (See walking tours in Fort Lauderdale)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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