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Cincinnati Reds debut renovated Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

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Cincinnati Reds debut renovated Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

FRCH NELSON designed the project.


By David Malone, Associate Editor | August 21, 2019
The Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

All photos: Studio Thirteen

In honor of 150 years of Cincinnati Reds baseball, the team, in partnership with FRCH NELSON, renovated the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum. The $5 million project renovated over 15,000 sf of the largest team Hall of Fame in Major League Baseball to create a more organized and engaging visitor experience.

The museum’s collection was rearranged in a progressive order and the experience was enhanced by incorporating environmental graphics, adding new artifacts, and integrating touchscreen technology to increase engagement. The space was reconfigured into six unique galleries, which each highlighting different aspects of the team’s history and comprising over 7,000 team artifacts.

 

Reds hall of fame and museum

 

The 1869 room is dedicated to the team’s 150th anniversary, followed by a timeline gallery that allows visitors to chronologically follow the team and players’ milestones throughout history. Interactive opportunities include the Marty and Joe Broadcasting Exhibit and a digital baseball card station where visitors can create their own personalized card.

 

A statue in the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

 

The 360 degree cinema plaque room is a guest-operated space that shares the stories of each Reds Hall of Fame inductee. The museum experience culminates with the Williams Family Champions Gallery, which celebrates the team’s five World Series Championships with amplified floor-to-ceiling media, curated memorabilia, and a flexible event bar.

 

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The museum is open year-round on game days and non-game days.

 

Reds Hall of Fame baseball card archive

 

The Marty and Joe Broadcasting Exhibit

 

The Reds Marty and Joe broadcasting exhibit

 

The Williams Family Champions Gallery

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