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Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

The Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame & Museum is a heritage facility dedicated to preserving, honouring and displaying the rich sports tradition of the region. Visitors can view displays of artifacts, photographs and memorabilia honouring the region's rich sports heritage and learn about the many Hall of Fame Honoured Members who have brought pride to the region through their outstanding accomplishments. A sports library and archives are also available for researchers and sports fans alike.

Exhibit Photos

Conceptual Drawings

Conceptual Drawing

The "new" Sports Hall of Fame began as a conceptual drawing and came to life through the financial support of the Hall of Fame's many "Fans in The Stands" and the hard work of our dedicated staff and volunteers.

Winter Exhibit

Winter Exhibit

The Winter Exhibit Gallery features display cases designed like an arena, ski chalet and curling rink. Visitors can learn about the region's rich history of involvement in such sports as hockey, skating, ski-jumping and curling.

Summer Exhibit

Summer Exhibit

The Summer Exhibit Gallery was designed to look like an old stadium, and highlights such sports as baseball, football, soccer and swimming to name but a few of the many sports enjoyed over the years.

Long-Distance Running

Long-Distance Running

The sport of long-distance running has a rich history in Northwestern Ontario, dating back to the 1910 Times-Journal 10 Mile Road Race. Visitors can learn about the history of this event, and see the running uniform worn by the winner of the first race, and the trophy he was presented, almost 100 years ago.

Wall of Fame

Wall of Fame

Since 1982, over 200 men and women and over 40 teams have been honoured for their outstanding contributions to sport. The names of the Athletes, Builders and Teams that make up the Hall of Fame are on display, along with biographical sketches highlighting their accomplishments.

Hall of Fame Plaques

Hall of Fame Plaques

Each September the newest Honoured members are inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Annual Induction Dinner and Ceremonies. The 27th Annual Induction Dinner and Ceremonies will take place at the Valhalla Inn on Saturday, September 27th.

NHL Calder Cup Winner

NHL Calder Cup Winner

NHL Calder Cup winner Pentti Lund dropped by the Sports Hall of Fame to view the exhibit on players from northwestern Ontario who have made it to the professional ranks.