Vancouver 2010 Gallery
Relive the excitement of the Vancouver Winter Games in this featured gallery. Here’s your chance to stand on a real medal ceremonies team podium and strike a medal-winning pose! Highlights include a 2010 Olympic torch signed by the Opening and Ceremonies bearers, a full set of Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic medals, Roberto Luongo’s Olympic goaltending mask (replica), and priceless artifacts from athletes across the world.
In Her Footsteps Gallery
Learn about the great women in sport in our province. Featuring an interactive touch-screen component this gallery allows visitors to learn about female athletes, coaches, officials, builders and mentors in BC through videos, text and photographs.
Hall of Champions Gallery
This gallery honours the inductees of the BC Sports Hall of Fame and their achievements through artifacts and wall gallery. Learn more about any BC Sports Hall of Famer with the new touchscreen interactive where you can browse through photos, listen and watch videos and read all about the inspiring stories of each individual and team. Towering 19 ft high in the corner is an authentic Scottish Caber that visitors can touch.
Aboriginal Sport Gallery
We proudly present the Aboriginal Sport Gallery, the only gallery of its kind in Canada, if not North America. The exhibits provide a complex history of sporting events, athletic accomplishments, moments of celebration and participation by the Aboriginal community in British Columbia. Artifact highlights include: Chief Thunderbird headdress, Kenny McLean’s leather saddle, Carey Price Montreal Canadiens goalie jersey, and Richard Peter’s Paralympic medals.
Terry Fox Gallery
Terrance Stanley Fox is a true Canadian icon. Despite losing his right leg to cancer, he inspired the world with his determination to run ‘The Marathon of Hope’ across Canada. Though he tragically passed away before completing his journey, his vision continues to inspire generations of people from around the world. The BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is truly proud to house the only permanent gallery in the world celebrating Terry’s inspirational life.
Rick Hansen Gallery
Known to the world as the “Man in Motion,” Rick Hansen literally wheeled around the world in his wheelchair! Over a period of 2 years, he visited 34 countries and amassed a staggering 25,000 miles in his quest to raise awareness for people with disabilities and money for spinal cord research. The gallery features Rick’s ‘Man in Motion’ wheelchair, competitive wheelchair marathon medals, world tour memorabilia and video footage.
One of the most popular areas of the Hall of Fame. Here is you chance to connect with your sport heroes through interactive games such as a rotating climbing wall, 14 meter timed running track, bubble hockey, and much more. It really is the only museum where you can break a sweat, just don’t forget to warm up first!
Viewing Window into BC Place
This one of a kind feature enhances the guest experience with a view inside 60,000 seats and the new retractable roof! Home to the Opening, Closing Ceremonies, and evening medal ceremonies for the 2010 Winter Games as well as the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Paralympics. This is also where the BC Lions and the Vancouver Whitecaps call home turf under the dome. Please note that the window may be covered by stadium staff during closed events.
If you are interested in getting a closer look inside, our All-Experience Tours include access to the media box, team lockers, and field access. Talk to a BC Sports Hall of Fame staff member to learn more, or click here.
Our Teams, Our Turf
Dedicated to Vancouver’s three professional teams: The BC Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps, and the Vancouver Canucks. Catch the highlights of the teams and key decades in BC Sport with videos and artifacts in this gallery.
Greg Moore Gallery
Through 800 square feet of interactive displays, the unique story of Honoured Member Greg Moore is not just told, it is celebrated. The central feature of the gallery is Greg’s Indy racing car complete with sounds only a 900 horse power engine can make. This is the same car he drove in ’97 when he won his first CART race in Milwaukee. Other highlights from the gallery include: a poster of his boyhood hero Ayrton Senna, which used to adorn his bedroom wall, a high-school yearbook message from his pal Brendan Morrison, an autographed Fender given to Greg by the members of Metallica, and an interactive race car simulator, so visitors can test their own driving skills!
Signature Exhibition Gallery
A Week You’ll Remember a Lifetime!
Running from July 30, 2014 – December 31, 2015
Take a trip back 60 years to 1954 when Vancouver hosted the British Empire and Commonwealth Games. Watch the famous Miracle Mile (in colour!) featuring England’s Roger Bannister and Australia’s John Landy at Empire Stadium. Learn the courageous story of marathoner Jim Peters who collapsed just 200 yards from the finish line. Marvel at the incredible upset victory of the UBC-VRC eights rowing crew. Over an hour of archival footage is featured, most never before seen publicly. Never-before-seen artifacts and memorabilia from all nine sports and hundreds of rare photographs make this a can’t miss exhibit.
Best of BC Gallery
This gallery charts the evolution of sports equipment and highlights the history behind each artifact covering lacrosse, rugby, soccer and more!Check out a soccer ball signed by Pele, a stick that Wayne Gretzky had stolen from him and then returned and other great artifacts!
Special Exhibition Gallery
Ruck ‘n’ Roll: The Smashing Rugby Exhibit
Experience the history of BC’s rich rugby history through our latest special exhibition, which features rugby artifacts, video, and photos spanning 125 years. Highlights include artifacts from BC Sports Hall of Fame inductees Gareth Rees, Spence McTavish and Buzz Moore, the McKechnie Cup (one of Canada’s oldest trophies still played for competitively), video of the 1925 New Zealand All-Blacks performing an early version of the Haka, dozens of jerseys from around the world, or have your photo taken with life-size scrum and line-out murals.