Olympic & Paralympic Games

Rio 2016 stuffed animal
Volleyball shoes
Olympics Rountree Visual Vault
Olympics Rountree Visual Vault medals
Olympics Rountree Visual Vault scissors

Displayed July 2020–October 2021

The Olympic & Paralympic display explored the legacy and spirit of the Games through Atlanta History Center’s distinctive Olympics collection. The display included artifacts from the Atlanta Games, a world-wide selection of Olympic torches, and artifacts and mascots from Paralympic Games around the globe.

Atlanta’s Olympic Games

After the Centennial Olympic Games ended, Atlanta History Center was designated as the repository for the collections of the Georgia Amateur Athletic Foundation, the non-profit behind the organizing committee of the 1996 Olympic bid and Games.