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We are a non-profit representing the best in community outreach, leveraging the power of sports and athletes to motivate at-risk kids to participate in transformative educational programs.

The Sports Museum

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Open Monday – Sunday
12 PM – 4:30 PM

The first Sports Museum Tour leaves at 12:30 PM.
The last Sports Museum Tour leaves at 3:30 PM.

The Sports Museum Tours are WALK-IN ONLY.

Our Mission

The Sports Museum is a non-profit educational institution that has served Boston and New England for the past 40 years. Housed on Levels 5 and 6 of the TD Garden, we have more than a half-mile of exhibits celebrating sports in Boston (and beyond). 

We also represent the very best in community outreach, providing character-building, transformative educational programs that help and positively impact at-risk kids throughout our city and our region.

Education

The Sports Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational institution whose mission is to use sports to teach the values of leadership, respect, and cooperation to youth in our community. This year, over 35,000 students will participate in the following programs:

Will McDonough Writing Contest

Kids in grades 4-12 can submit essays related to various sports prompts. Winners are chosen each year to participate in an award ceremony and have their essays displayed in The Sports Museum.

Learn More about the Writing Contest

Boston vs. Bullies

Boston vs. Bullies is an award-winning educational program from The Sports Museum that leverages the power and example of Boston sports to help stop bullying in our schools and in our community.

Learn More about Boston vs. Bullies

Stand Strong

Stand Strong is a 12-week interactive character development program focusing on the core values of Teamwork, Courage, Fairness, Determination, and Responsibility.

Learn More about Stand Strong

Our Impact

The Sports Museum is a non-profit educational institution that has served Boston and New England for the past 40 years.

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students experience a character-building educational program each year
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Upcoming Events

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38th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

The Sports Museum is thrilled to host the Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday, August 7th, 2023 at Renaissance Golf Club.

Learn More about The Celebrity Golf Classic

Rodman Ride for Kids

The Sports Museum had a Rodman Ride for Kids Team that consisted of both in-person riders as well as virtual riders for the September 24th, 2022 event.

Learn More about The Rodman Ride for Kids

2022 Tradition

22nd Annual Tradition

The Sports Museum looks forward to hosting The Tradition on the arena floor of TD Garden with a new class of legends.

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Recent Updates

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Now, 17 years later, Damon is returning to Boston to receive the Baseball Legacy Award at “The Tradition,” the Sports Museum’s annual gala Dec. 7 at TD Garden. The event also honors Bill Rodgers, Lawyer Milloy, Chanté Bonds, Jillian Dempsey, M.L. Carr, and Mark Recchi, and helps raise money for The Sports Museum’s anti-bullying programs.
The Sports Museum’s 21st Edition of The Tradition held last week at the TD Garden was a fitting place to honor Hockey Hall of Famer (2017), and member of the 2011 Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins, Mark Recchi.