See a bit of that Canton mystique right here in Myrtle Beach.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Myrtle Beach has a new exhibit you can’t see anywhere else. It’s like the Pro Bowl of the Hall of Fame, a collection of the most awesome items you can see in Canton, Ohio. Come see more than 200 treasures of the league’s history, rare photos, and more from the Hall of Fame’s archives.
Here’s a bit more about the exhibit, and about the hall you can see at Broadway at the Beach.
What’s Gridiron Glory About?
It’s a panoramic view of the game’s history. It starts from humble beginnings in the late 19th century to its status as The League today. Some of the icons of the game on display include:
Visitors can see hands-on interactive exhibits. They allow them to experience game action, make a critical call, join a huddle, or see the game in another era, and more.
Other Hall of Famers you’ll see on display include:
DID YOU KNOW: The Hall of Fame recognizes William Pudge Heffelfinger as the first pro player? An Allegheny Athletic Club ledger shows payment to Heffelfinger for games in 1892!
Wait … there’s a Pro Football Hall of Fame in Myrtle Beach?
Yes! It’s near Dave & Busters. You didn’t notice? It’s okay. The Hall extension opened in July 2021. NFL Hall of Famers Donnie Shell and Joe DeLamielleure joined the festivities.
Saleem Choudhry is the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Vice President of Museum/Exhibit Services. He said the Myrtle Beach location gives more people a glimpse into what the main hall is like. “We hope this extension of the Museum will broaden the Hall’s reach,” he said. “And ultimately drive more visitors to Canton to see all the Hall has to offer.”
DID YOU KNOW: No one but the Hall of Famer is to be photographed in the enshrinee’s
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