Scheduling Your Group Visit
Two-week advance reservations are required for educational programs, guided tours, scavenger hunts, and use of the Sports Gallery for a bag lunch.
To Make Your Reservation:
Call our reservationist at (757) 393-8031 ext. 10 between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Field trips are scheduled Tuesdays - Fridays. The museum is closed on Mondays, Labor Day through Memorial Day. After scheduling your visit, you will be e-mailed a reservation Confirmation/Invoice along with driving directions, FAQ sheet, and museum policies.
Groups of 15 to 100 students - $6.00 per student which includes admission, a guided tour, and an educational program or scavenger hunt
In order to have enough supervision, one chaperone is required per 10 students. Teachers and teacher assistants who show their school identification will get in for free. Teachers without school identification and all adult chaperones will be required to pay a $6.00 admission fee.
Payment for all programs, scavenger hunts, guided tours, and admissions are required in full on the day of the visit. MasterCard and Visa are accepted. Checks should be made payable to “Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum.”
All scheduled school groups must make cancellations two weeks in advance. Otherwise, the total cost for the group will be required.
When You Arrive
Education staff will greet your buses on Middle Street (please keep students on the bus). Your group leader will be asked to present the Confirmation/Invoice form (with total number of students and adults filled out) and payment to the ticket office upon arrival. If your departure time has changed, notify the Education staff upon arrival.
If your group is more than 15 minutes late we cannot guarantee you will have enough time to complete the scheduled program or guided tour.
Free bus parking is available. Parking instructions will be given upon arrival.
|10:00 - 10:15 a.m.
||Orientation in the Cox Communications Theater
|10:15 - 12:30 p.m.
Students will tour and interact on the first and second floor of the museum, see one of our inspirational videos, visit the Final Score Gift shop and participate in one of our Education Programs or Scavenger Hunts.
||Departure for groups not staying for lunch
|12:30 p.m. - 1:00 pm
||Groups with bag lunch in the Sports Gallery if scheduled, then departure
First Floor Tour Includes:
An education program in the Promethean ACTIVclassroom, the interactive exhibits, and viewing your choice of “Visions of Our Champions” or ESPN motivational footage in the Cox Digital Theater
Second Floor Tour Includes:
Interactive exhibits and displays such as the Bon Secours Training Room, Barry Parkhill Gymnasium, Chuck Boone Sportsplex, Redskins Skybox, Virginia Golf Room, Paul Sawyer Auto Racing Hall and the Reaction, Balance and Leap Challenges
Teachers and chaperones are responsible for the behavior of the group and must remain with the group at all times. The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum reserves the right to terminate without reimbursement the visit of any group or individual that is inadequately supervised or acting in an irresponsible manner.
Students may bring a bag lunch and eat in the Sports Gallery before returning to school. Based upon availability, the Sports Gallery can be reserved at the time of scheduling.
Vending Machines are NOT available.
The Final Score Gift Shop
Students will be given time to visit the Final Score Gift shop. Only 10 students, with a chaperone, are allowed at a time in order to better serve you.