Be it for athletes, movie stars, or robots, halls of fame provide a legal venue for wax statue idolatry. Reminisce momentous moments in swimming history with today's deal: for $8, you get admission for two to the International Swimming Hall of Fame Museum (up to a $16 value).
The ISHOF Museum houses the world's largest collection of aquatic memorabilia and is the single-largest source of aquatic books, manuscripts, and literature. More than forty exhibits and displays illustrate the history of the aquatically ambitious, recognizing the world's greatest swimming, diving, polo, and synchronized swimming performers and their spotlight-worthy accomplishments. Videos ranging from short informational pieces to coverage of the Olympic games are also available for viewing. Current exhibits include photo murals of the RMS Titanic, the largest collection of Olympic medals won by merpersons dating back to 1896, and a shrine dedicated to the swoonable swim legend Mark Spitz, which consists of a life-size wax statue of the mustached god-among-mortals, seven of his gold medals, and the starting block he used in the 1972 Munich games.
Please note that children under 6 and active military members are admitted for free, so consider this before purchasing your Groupon.
- Any aspiring Olympic swimmer or those who appreciate the sport will love this splashy homage to the best backstrokers, frontstrokers, and divers in the world. – Frommer's
- The displays are designed not only to highlight the achievements of the great athletes but also to keep alive their memories. – Ettractions.com