Faster Than Ever

This highly interactive 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.

Key Interactives

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

  • “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!

Key Objects

  • 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.


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

Production Time:

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


Four (4) 53 ft. trucks


Exhibition provided in English

Tour Availability

September 2024 and beyond

Produced By

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

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Supporting Partners

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


Kitchener, ON, CAN view map

September 30, 2023 – January 17, 2024

Halifax, NS, CAN view map

February 8, 2024 – September 4, 2024