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Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

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Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

Hall of Honor

The Hall of Fame's Hall of Honor is a tribute to the inductees and includes electronic databases with multimedia displays as well as plaques honoring both athletes and media inductees.

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Hall of Fame

Paul Sawyer Auto Racing Exhibit

Learn about the history of auto racing in Virginia, or take a spin in our computer racing simulators in the Auto Racing Hall. The exhibit is built around a real racecar that took the checkered flag in one of NASCAR’s centerpiece races with a Virginia driver at the wheel.

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Virginia Auto Racing

John McKenna Campus Champions

Every college and university in Virginia with an athletic program is celebrated as we honor their traditions, the great players, coaches and games from our rich sports history. And be sure to look up as we trace Virginia's contributions to sports on the covers of Sports Illustrated.

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Campus Champions

Dr. Ronald E. Carrier Stars of the Commonwealth

The stars and headline makers of today combine with the greats from the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in this exhibit area. You'll also find a look at some of the great high school championship teams from across the state.

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VSHFM Stars of the Commonwealth

Class of 2016 Induction Banquet a Sell Out!

The Class of 2016 was Inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame on April 30, 2016. It took place at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel. Thanks to all who came out and supported the latest class of inductees.

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Chuck Boone Sports Complex

Here you can see if your fastball is ready for the big time. Hands-on fun for sports fans of all ages is what the museum’s Sports Complex and Gymnasium have to offer. This interactive center includes baseball, football, soccer, & basketball activities.

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VSHFM Sports Complex

Riddle Sports Gallery Rotating Exhibits.

Check out what art exhibits we have on display in the Riddle Sports Gallery. Included with museum admission.

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VSHFM Training Room

VSHFM Redskins Skybox Experience

Established in 1972, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum
honors the Commonwealth’s greatest sports legends.


The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum offers Math, Science, Health and Character Development programs to Pre-K through 12th grade students. Students will enjoy being active while learning or reviewing current SOL lessons. Check out our new Math Academy - kids and teachers love it!


Host Your Event

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum represents one of Hampton Roads’ most unique entertainment facilities available to the public. Score big when you host your next event or party!

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Sports GalleryCox Digital Theater

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Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum • 206 High Street Portsmouth, VA 23704
Phone: (757) 393-8031 • FAX: (757) 393-8288 • E-mail: info@vshfm.com

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