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United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum, Eveleth

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
The United States Hockey Hall of Fame was established in 1973 with the goal of preserving the rich history of ice hockey in the United States while recognizing the extraordinary contributions of select players, coaches, administrators, officials and teams. It is located in Eveleth, Minnesota, an iron mining town in northern Minnesota.InducteesWith the three-member induction Class of 2012, there are now 156 enshrined members consisting of 98 players, 26 coaches, 24 administrators, two players/administrators, one referee, one physician, one media member and three teams. New members are inducted annually based on their contributions to hockey in the United States during the course of their careers.NominationsEach year, nominations are solicited by USA Hockey from those willing to substantiate the candidacy of a particular individual or team for induction from Jan. 1 through March 31. All nominations are forwarded to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Selection Committee for review. After a thorough evaluation of each candidate, the selection committee conducts a vote to select the newest members of the Hall of Fame.MuseumThe United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum, the "National Shrine of American Hockey," is dedicated to honoring these legends of the game and showcasing precious U.S. hockey memories. Opened in 1973 in Eveleth, Minn., the unique facility is driven by the mission to preserve and interpret America's proud hockey heritage.With the "Great Wall of Fame" displaying the inductee plaques, historical displays representing all levels of American hockey, video presentations, interactive experiences and traveling outreach programs, the true spirit and excitement of the sport is captured and the many traditions are proudly presented to hockey fans throughout the country. Downtown Eveleth you will find the "world's largest authentic hockey stick". It is a Christian Brothers hockey stick that measures over 110 ft. and 10,000 lbs.
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  • I would recommend going to the hockey hall fame. It was fun to look at all the things about hockey, especially for my husband. 
  • Was not that impressed; the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs taught me more about hockey. If you are there, worth a stop. 
  • OK, so everyone thinks Toronto when they hear Hockey Hall of Fame. It's the one that gets all of the glory and, well, fame because it's the NHL. That's all well and good...I love the place myself and ...  read more »
  • Great piece of Minnesota history plus there is a giant hockey stick not far from it in down town Eveleth, MN and who doesn't love a giant stick, hockey stick that is (and a giant puck too!)
  • A National treasure with some much area and national history. Must see!
  • Loved the old memorabilia and interactive displays.
  • This an awesome experience if your a fan of Hockey , the number of American players influencing Hockey is amazing ! Interactive stations you can test your accuracy, speed & a couple of others truely a must visit stop for fans of the game .
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