The museum features 13 interactive exhibits that showcase the history of the conference back to 1896, the year it was founded. Audio and video experiences, radio and TV features, and interactive displays are part of the fun.
The exhibits include: This is B1G, a compilation of firsts, bests, icons and timelines; Game On, an interactive gaming area; Ubiversity Cubs; Big Ten Connect, for live footage and social media; Basketball Court with Interactive Radio Calls fwith 14-program-changing audio calls from men’s basketball games throughout the years; a Heisman Trophy Photo Op; a Big Ten Slideshow; Big Ten Impact, showcasing students and faculty making a difference; Current Big Ten Champions’ and the Big Ten Theater, with three-minute films from each Big Ten institution.
The museum, located in MB Financial Park at Rosemont, is well-placed between other entertainment venues and restaurants not far from O’Hare International Airport. It’s open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is free for all visitors. Go to www.mbparkatrosemont.com for more information.