The BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is located inside the BC Place Stadium Complex on Pacific Boulevard. Several athletes from the province of British Columbia are featured in the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Some of the most famous sportsmen to be featured at the Hall of Fame include Rick Hansen and Terry Fox. The museum also features several historical artifacts and documents related to sports. There is a dedicated gallery for the Winter Olympics held in Vancouver in 2010. There is another exhibit that is dedicated to aboriginal artists. The museum was founded in 1966 while the Hall of Fame was launched in 1993. The Hall of Fame has over 400 individuals and over 60 teams. The five categories of the Hall of Fame are Athlete, Builder, Media, Pioneer, and Team.
There is a unique experience offered to visitors at the participation gallery to try their throwing, sprinting, and climbing skills. For kids, there is a scavenger hunt game. Visitors are also offered audio tours of the museum. School and community group visits are also provided. Each guided tour is about forty-five minutes long, giving students plenty of time to explore the trendy participation gallery. The Olympic Inspirations tour introduces the students to some of the great achievers from British Columbia that participated in the Olympics and Paralympics. The students get to see some of the Olympic medals, podiums and torches on display.
There is an all-access tour that offers visitors the media lounge, premium suites, team lockers, and a field view of BC Place. The all-access pass is subject to availability. Nearby locations to the museum include the Bel Café, Bill Reid Gallery, Ask for Luigi restaurant, and the Barclay Hotel. There are several parking lots within a short distance to the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Visitors can also take the train line or bus transit to the nearby station.