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Newport Sports Museum

100 Newport Center Dr Ste 100, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6990
+1 949-721-9333
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Sadly this is closed

Closed A treasure of Newport Beach. Many children and adults enjoyed visiting and learning about... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2015
Hyflyingbee
Unfortunately, the Sports Museum has closed.

A fabulous community benefit for the 18 years the Newport Sports Museum was open, for health and... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2015
BalboaIslandTraveler
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Newport Beach, California
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Museum that houses one of the world's largest and most comprehensive sports memorabilia collections. The Museum features balls and jerseys autographed and/or worn by baseball greats Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Lou Gehrig and more. Also on display are golf clubs and bags from five presidents, as well as authentic game-used jerseys and equipment worn by football, basketball and hockey greats . The Museum is open to the general public free of charge.
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12 Oct 2015
“Sadly this is closed”
25 Mar 2015
“Unfortunately, the Sports Museum has closed.”
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100 Newport Center Dr Ste 100, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6990
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+1 949-721-9333
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Closed A treasure of Newport Beach. Many children and adults enjoyed visiting and learning about their favorite sports figure or team. Many famous athletes spoke to children from the Sports Museum. It was a loss to our community when it closed. It wall be missed.

Thank Hyflyingbee
Reviewed 25 March 2015

A fabulous community benefit for the 18 years the Newport Sports Museum was open, for health and family reasons founder John Hamilton made a difficult decision early in 2014 to close the museum. John had assembled an amazing and diverse collection of over 10,000 sports...More

1  Thank BalboaIslandTraveler
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I tried to visit this museum in June 2014. A sign on the door said the museum is permanently closed.

4  Thank procrastinate
Reviewed 1 January 2014

This sports museum is spectacular for people of every age. The most amazing part is that it is the collection of one man, John Hamilton, a real estate developer who started his collection as a young teen. Admission is free, and apparently the reasoning is...More

1  Thank Val D
Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

Fantastic museum! Unbelievably extensive collection of sports memorabilia. Enjoyable for even those who don't know too much about sports (myself included!).

2  Thank Mhbirnbaum
Reviewed 1 August 2013 via mobile

This little place has a HUGE collection of sports memorabilia. It's a must see for any sports fan. They even have an indoor basketball court that you can shoot around at! If you're in the Newport area I definitely recommend going to the sports museum....More

Thank gmalhotra631
Reviewed 28 July 2013

So fun! Staff was nice. So many cool things to see and do. My son's favorite was the stadium seats and the basketball court. Seeing the basketball players' shoes was very neat, too. This is free and easy to walk to from the fashion mall...More

Thank Lisamarch
Reviewed 28 May 2013

An extremely well put together Sports Museum if you are in to sports memorabilia. Love the historical baseball seat section! Not very big, but absolutely stuffed with jerseys, balls, bats, etc. You can easily get through in an hour, but could also spend more time...More

Thank Carlsport
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Really great collection of all sports, even surfing. We have been there a couple times for events. Nice place

Thank longboard
Reviewed 12 August 2012

My children have spent hours enjoying the Newport Sports Museum. The amount of sports memorabilia is amazing, especially for a 12 year old boy. The Newport Sports Museum treasure hunt was not only fun but it was truly educational. Admission is free which was a...More

2  Thank Amber S
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