Welcome to the Original Hockey Hall of Fame

Original Stick

Used in one of the first
games of hockey in Ontario
Queen’s vs. RMC
Kingston, Ontario
February 1888

Founded by the National Hockey League and the Canadian Amateur Hockey Asociation on September 10, 1943 - Kingston’s International Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum is the “Original Hockey Hall of Fame” and the oldest sports hall of fame in Canada. Captain James T. Sutherland of Kingston spearheaded the bid to bring the Hockey Hall of Fame to Kingston and was inducted into the hall in 1947 - one of the first 42 members inducted into the hall during the Kingston-era. The Original Hall of Fame is proudly located in Kingston, Ontario.