Special Olympics at 50

July 10, 2018 – June 2019

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor, Center, Of Note Case Floor Plan

When Eunice Kennedy Shriver began the camp that would grow into the Special Olympics in the 1960s, people with intellectual abilities faced stigma and discrimination. Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first International Special Olympics Games through the stories of four accomplished athletes who participated in them.