Summer Programming Begins Monday, June 20 at the Hall of Fame
Daily Fun-Filled Events Scheduled for Museum Visitors
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum offers a wide variety of educational programs and special events throughout the year to connect fans with the game’s history. But on June 20, the Museum’s Summer Programming Series begins – providing visitors with even more opportunities for baseball fun.
This year’s schedule brings back some traditional favorites as well as a few new programs. All programs are included with admission to the Museum.
The daily summer schedule, which runs June 20 through Aug. 5 but is subject to change, is as follows:
10 a.m. & 2 p.m. The Plaques of the Gallery: Learn about the history of the Hall of Fame Gallery and the process by which each plaque is made and installed in this 20-minute guided tour. The tour starts by the Buck O’Neil statue on the first floor.
11:30 a.m. & 3 p.m. Artifact Spotlight: Hear the stories behind the artifacts as a Hall of Fame staff member gives you an up-close look at artifacts from the Museum’s collection. Locations throughout the Museum.
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Open Hours in the Learning Center: The Hall of Fame’s Learning Center, located on the Museum’s first floor, will be open to the public. This interactive room allows families to explore baseball history through hands-on items from the Hall of Fame’s education collection as well as engaging activities and projects.
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Hands-On History Carts: Visitors can drop by these informal activity stations throughout the Museum to learn about various aspects of baseball from the evolution of equipment and science behind the game to utilizing scouting reports to identify players.
3:30 p.m. Museum Theater Program: Programs will change on a daily basis, located at various exhibits throughout the Museum, and include: Visit with a Vendor, Building Ballparks, Murderer’s Row, Baseball and the Greatest Generation and Making Airwaves.
4 p.m. So You Think You Know Baseball? Test your knowledge of baseball history in this interactive game show. Make your way through nine 'innings' of questions.
Summer at the Hall of Fame also features family-friendly events such as the July 12 All-Star Gala in the Museum’s Grandstand Theater and the July 22-25 Induction Weekend, featuring the enshrinement of Class of 2016 members Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza. For more information on events at the Baseball Hall of Fame, please visit www.baseballhall.org/events.
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