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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
9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

The first Sports Museum Tour leaves at 9:30 AM.

The last Sports Museum Tour leaves at 2:30 PM.

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.


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:

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.

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Stand Strong

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

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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.

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Our Impact

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

students experience a character-building educational program each year
kids reached by Boston vs. Bullies

Upcoming Events

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Rodman Ride for Kids

The Sports Museum will have a Rodman Ride for Kids Team consisting of in-person and virtual riders at the event on Saturday, September 21st, 2024.

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23rd Annual Tradition

The Sports Museum is pleased to host The Tradition on the arena floor of TD Garden with a new class of legends on Wednesday, November 15th, 2024.

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The Boston Marathon

The Sports Museum was proud to be a part of the 2024 Bank of America Boston Marathon Official Charity Program. We had a team of eight runners in the 128th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15th.

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Three golfers on the putting green lining up their shots.

39th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

The Sports Museum was thrilled to host the Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday, June 3rd, 2024 at Renaissance Golf Club.

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Recent Updates

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Before getting honored at The Tradition, an annual fundraising gala held at TD Garden by The Sports Museum, Doc Rivers referred to his time as head coach of the Boston Celtics as "probably the best years of my life in sports."