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The World of Sport
in the Efroymson Pavilion

  • Explore The World of Sport indoors
    It's cold outside, but we have three sports exhibits inside!
COVID-19 Safety Exhibit Updates:
Many low-touch interactive elements within The World of Sport are open. Touchable elements are sanitized by staff frequently, and sanitizing wipes are provided for your use. The following high-touch elements are closed or have been removed for your health and safety: 
  • The Hot Wheels play tables have been removed.
  • Costumes have been removed.
  • The Pit Stop Challenge has been closed.
  • The rowing machine has been closed. 

All Children's Museum exhibits will have capacity limits. Museum staff will monitor occupancy and if capacity is reached, staff will admit visitors to the exhibit when others leave.

The World of Sport will be closed for cleaning several times throughout the day. Pick up a handout of the day's cleaning times when you arrive at the museum.

In The World of Sport, experience the culture of sports as you play the role of an athlete, announcer, and sportscaster. Learn about iconic moments through time with family and the hard work and skills it takes to achieve your goals—in sports and otherwise! Try out something in the exhibit’s three parts: 

Pro Sports Legends 

  • Play the role with a jersey representing your favorite sport, or make the game-winning call as a ref
  • Discover incredible artifacts from sports professionals and athletes

NCAA Sports Legends Training Facility

  • Stick the landing from our floor beam
  • Work together as a crew in the rowing challenge
  • Shoot, pass, and score the basketball with the family
  • Be the best hockey teammate in a goal-blocker challenge
  • Listen to famous moments in NCAA history and record your voice calling the play
  • Analyze a post-game play as a sportscaster 

Church Brothers Collision Repair Motorsports Garage

  • Test speed and safety in a pit-stop challenge
  • See a car raced by Indy 500 driver Willy T. Ribbs
  • Race the family at our track tables

Be a part of sports history with the whole family in The World of Sport!