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Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

Opens in 10 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Not a Sports Fan!

We arrived here and wonder what I was doing. Not a sports fan at all. Then we came to the room... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2017
threekittyinn
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Gloucester, Virginia
Weekend in Portsmouth

My husband who is a sports junkie wanted to see this museum while we were in town for a wedding... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2016
Annie T
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Charlotte, United States
via mobile
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Jul 3, 2017
“Museum closed on day we visited.”
Jan 8, 2017
“Not a Sports Fan!”
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Be inspired. With two stories of hands-on exhibits, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum celebrates past and present athletes and inspires future ones. Pitch to a radar gun, or drive a Nascar simulator. Broadcast a game in the Virginia Sports...more
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206 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3720
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

This museum is permanent closed unfortunately on the day we arrived. We were excited to visit the sports car and also the second floor with activities for kids.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

We arrived here and wonder what I was doing. Not a sports fan at all. Then we came to the room where you could try your hand at hitting a baseball, then soccer, football and then basketball. I tried everyone and kept doing it until...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband who is a sports junkie wanted to see this museum while we were in town for a wedding. The museum was laid out very nicely and we particularly liked the college section since our son attended one of the schools. However there was...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Annie T
Reviewed September 28, 2016

The kids loved the second floor of the museum. Up here, one can test ones jumping skills, reaction skills, pitch softballs and baseballs to see how fast you can pitch, kick soccer balls into the goal obstructed by props in the shape of men, throw...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Just_a_normal_mom
Reviewed September 12, 2016

As a fan of sports, I felt like I was living the events depicted with various pieces of memorabilia all over again....and it was as much fun the second time around. That said, it is a very nice tribute to the many athletes Virginia has...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Greg A
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Great experience for sports enthusiasts. Opportunities abound to test your abilities. Interesting aspects for the whole family.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

very nice place to see all the history of all the local folks who have made it to pro in the sports department some locals i knew and some i didn't

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank SueV128
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Great place for those to go who don't know much about Virginia sports and some of the greats from Virginia. The layout is pretty nice and easy to navigate. They also have a few sporting activities to participate in like the basketball court, baseball throw,...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank LaMario C
Reviewed March 29, 2016

I am not really into sports, but still enjoyed the exhibits. I especially enjoyed the Olympic section and the race car simulators.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank travelingJWA
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Went there for the first time.....the staff was very friendly...the price is good for this attraction...they have senior,Triple A, and military discounts...Didn't know what to expect but enjoyed learning about the athletes from the area....this facility is well laid out...and really shows the talent of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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