HOCKEY:
Faster Than Ever

This highly interactive traveling exhibition explores the science, history, and culture of ice hockey.

photos courtesy of the Montréal Science Centre

HOCKEY: Faster Than Ever takes visitors through the evolution of ice hockey, highlighting the remarkable technological advancements and scientific breakthroughs that have shaped the sport over time and how science is behind every thrilling moment on the ice.

The exhibition includes displays with artifacts, skates, and gear, showing the evolution of hockey equipment from its origins to modern innovations. Engaging interactives invite visitors to put their hockey skills and knowledge to the test, especially in the ‘Science Lab.’ The challenges in this section demonstrate scientific concepts in fun ways for all ages. Visitors can also explore a locker room outfitted with uniforms and gear from their favorite star players.

Highlights:

  • “Don’t Blink” – How many lights can you hit in 60 seconds in this reflex test?

  • “Need for Speed” – What’s your highest slapshot speed in three shots?

  • “Score Like a Pro” – How many targets can your puck hit in 30 seconds?

  • The Stanley Cup® touchscreen

  • Education cart developed by the Montréal Science Centre, with multiple fun activities and games for all ages!

Object Highlights:

  • Snap a selfie with a real ice resurfacer

  • 19th and 20th-century skates and gear

  • Displays showing the evolution of protective gear

  • Display lockers outfitted with jerseys and gear of NHL star players

Note to prospective venues:

Flying Fish will provide branded graphic templates for curating the exhibition’s final section with local content.

Specifications

Space Required:

6,000 - 10,000 sq. ft.

Minimum Ceiling Height:

10 ft. throughout; minimum 14 ft. for Jumbotron

Target Audience:

Families with children, adults, school groups, sports enthusiasts

Production Time:

Ten (10) working days for installation; seven (7) for deinstallation

Freight:

Four (4) 53 ft. trucks

Language:

Exhibition provided in American English

Tour Availability

May – September 2025
February 2026 and beyond

Produced By

HOCKEY: Faster Than Ever is a traveling exhibition produced and toured internationally by Flying Fish in collaboration with Montréal Science Centre and supported by the NHL and the NHLPA.

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Tour History and Itinerary

Pacific Science Center

Seattle, WA, USA view map

October 15, 2021 – February 27, 2022

Saint Louis Science Center

St. Louis, MO, USA view map

March 14, 2022 – September 17, 2022

TELUS Spark Science Centre

Calgary, AB, CAN view map

January 19, 2023 – March 12, 2023

Montréal Science Centre

Montréal, QC, CAN view map

April 7, 2023 – September 8, 2023

THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON, CAN view map

September 30, 2023 – January 17, 2024

Discovery Centre

Halifax, NS, CAN view map

February 10, 2024 – September 4, 2024

Dearborn, MI, USA view map

October 11, 2024 – January 5, 2025

Toledo, OH, USA view map

January 30, 2025 – April 27, 2025