How The Baseball Hall of Fame Works

by  National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

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How The Hall of Fame Works offers a virtual tour of the Museum and the Hall of Fame's Plaque Gallery, insights into how artifacts are acquired, and an explanation of the election process.

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About This Program


By Request: $150.00


45 minutes to 1 hour and 15 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons Content Providers: Content Providers

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Primary Disciplines

Economics/Business, Fine Arts, Literacy, Social Studies/History Museum Studies

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

Booking Information

This is now a regular program that will be offered throughout the year.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Schools must provide notification of cancellation within 72 hours of the program taking place.

Schools that must cancel because of weather-related programs will not be charged until the program has been re-scheduled and has taken place at a future date.

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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Cooperstown, NY
United States

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is a not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of baseball and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience, as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to our National Pastime.

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Program Details


1. The program begins with a brief introduction and overview.

2. We will then provide a virtual tour of the Museum.

3. We will discuss the process by which artifacts are obtained.

4. We will discuss the process by which Hall of Famers are elected.

5. A question-and-answer session with the students will take place.


The participant will learn about why a baseball museum exists and why certain artifacts are important.

The participant will better understand the Hall of Fame's process by which artifacts are obtained and accessioned.

The participant will have a good understanding of how the Hall of Fame's election process works.

Standards Alignment

National Standards


Social Studies
Students will learn about the processes of a history-based museum.

State Standards

New York State

Students will observe artifacts and understand their historical significance in telling stories and re-living history.