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Museum Exhibits

In addition to numerous permanent galleries, the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum showcases a variety of changing exhibitions throughout its exhibit space. With thousands of objects in the museum's collections, there's always something new to discover.

Our Exhibits

Museum Lobby & Resource Centre

These exhibits are located in the building's main lobby and free for all to see, so don't miss out!

2017 Inductees - Make a stop at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum to see the exhibits dedicated to our new inducted Hall of Fame Honoured Members. 

Artefact of the Month - This monthly display showcases unique and interesting items from the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum's collection.  Check back each month for the next great artefact!

2019 Canada Winter Games Bid Chuckwagon - Red Deer is proud to be hosting the 2019 Canada Winter Games.  One of the ways Red Deer set itself apart from other big communities in Alberta was sending its bid proposals to the Bid Committee via a mini-chuckwagon.  This beautiful piece of art represents Alberta Heritage and has carvings of all of the Canada Winter Games sports we hope to have in the 2019 Games.  Stop by and ask us about the 2019 Canada Winter Games!

Calgary Cannons Baseball Team - This is the exhibit that will give you your BANG for your buck... not only is this exhibit accessible for FREE in our Resource Centre, but it also used to go BANG! Come see for yourself!

ASHFM's 60th: We are celebrating our 60th anniversary and our Resource Centre is paying tribute to where we came from and the people who helped make it possible with a pictorial timeline and exhibits highlighting our amazing volunteers and board of directors.

Featured Exhibit

Defining Moments: The Injuries that Do not Define Us explores the journey's of six athletes from their early careers through serious injuries and their experiences in overcoming the injuries to continue in sport. These six athletes chose to rise above their injuries by embracing challenges and hard work. In doing so, they discovered their defining moment.  Thank you to the AMA for their support in the creation of this exhibit.


What's Up Next: The Games We Play

The games we grow up playing with our families are often our first glimpse into the types of activities we will come to love as teens and adults.

Through games, from board games to video games, fans have found a way to become more and more connected to the sports they love. As gaming systems evolved, such as the Wii and XBox Kinect, they have allowed fans to relate to sports on a new level. As technology continues to evolve and we enter into the world of virtual reality, video games are now providing the ultimate fan experience. Through virtual and augmented reality, the fan becomes a member of their favourite teams and can actively participate in their favourite games while in the comfort of their own home.

Join us as we remember the games and gaming systems which sparked our love of sports through The Games We Play exhibit; Opening January 2018.

Art Gallery

The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum's Art Gallery Installation is proud to feature the 2019 Canada Winter Games - Mascot Submissions.  Stop by and choose your favourite. The winner will be announced Oct 3rd at the 500 Days Out event.

Hall of Fame Gallery

Check it Out!

In celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum throughout 2017, the Honoured Members Gallery exhibits have been changed over to showcase some of our first inductees in the different categories.

1st Athlete- George Sutherland
1st Builder- Charles Cheesman
1st Team- 1952 Edmonton Waterloo Mercurys
1st Pioneer Award- Lorne Carr
1st Achievement Award- 1982 Mount Everest Expedition
1st Bell Memorial Award- Henry Viney

Museum Exhibits

Red Deer College Kings Volleyball - Come celebrate 8 years of Volleyball Dominance by the Red Deer College Kings with this new exhibit highlighting the success of these amazing athletes.

Pioneering Sports in Alberta - Celebrating Canada's 150 - In Celebration of Canada's 150 we are highlighting some of our Pioneer Award Recipients who were instrumental in bringing their sports not only to Alberta but in many cases into Canada. Come and see in person to learn more about these amazing hall of famers.

Celebrating 100 Years of NHL - Did you know that Honoured Member Red Dutton was once the president of the NHL? This exhibit highlights the major moments in the development of the NHL as well as showcases some iconic Battle of Alberta moments.

Swimming - What is the IM? Do you know all the strokes needed to win an Olympic Medal in the Medley Relay like Honoured Member Barb Clark Parolin? This exhibit will break it down for you step by step.

Edmonton Grads - Come view relics from the legendary women's basketball team dating back from 1915 to 1940.

Golf - Did you know that the ASHFM has held an anual Golf Tournament for over 25 years? Check out our amazing history and the shiny trophy on display now!

Paralympics and Disability Sports

Celebrating 50 Years of Wheelchair Sports- Wheelchair Sports Canada is celebrating 50 years of empowering disabled athletes to succeed. This case showcases 3 different wheelchairs including two of Honoured Member Robert Easton's Racing Wheelchairs. It is full of information of many of the different sports that have been developed by WSC.

Sport Organization Showcase

The ASHFM has commendeered this case for 2017 to showcase the 50th Anniversary of the Canada Games. The exhibit features the 2 games previously held in Alberta, 1975 CWG in Lethbridge and the 1995 CWG in Grand Prarie, as well as the 2019 Canada Winter Games to be held in Red Deer.

Coming Soon: Alberta Deaf Sports Association

Partnering with the Alberta Deaf Sports Association in January, we are building an exhibit utilizing our Sports Organization Showcase to bring awareness to a few of the amazing sports and athletes in our deaf sport community. Be sure to stop by to learn more about this amazing association and the athletes they work with.

Would you like to be our next Sport Organization featured in our Sport Organization Showcase? Contact Breanna at 403-341-8614. We are booking for the year 2018!

Past Exhibits

Canoe Polo - Ever wonder why a sport played in kayaks is called Canoe Polo? Come find the answer and how your can participate in this new exhibit about Canoe Polo in Alberta.

Roller Derby - Ever wondered what all the hype was about with Roller Derby? This exhibit gives you a breakdown of the game and all the information needed for you to try the sport for yourself. Big thanks to Jam Slamwitch and the ladies with CARDA for helping us put this together.

Boxing- Honoured Member Kai Yip is on display for his impressive boxing career in this new exhibit.

Curling Tams - Ever wonder where the iconic curling tam came from? Come and find the answer for yourself.

Rhythmic Gymnastics - Get up close and personal with some of the equipment used by our Rhythmic Gymnasts when they create art with their bodies on the floor.

Field Hockey - Learn about women's Field Hockey with an emphasis on 2013 Inductee Dru Marshall.

Judo - Check out the exhibit on the history of Judo in Alberta highlighting the careers of Honoured Members Keith Morgan, Joe Meli, Yoshio Senda, and Yoshio Katsuta.

Future Exhibits

2018 Winter Olympics
Celebrate the past and present Winter Olympics with us! We will be exploring the country, the venues and the sports of the 2018 Pyeonchang Winter Olympic Games, as well as celebrating 30 years since the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympic Games.