New & Notable

 

NATIONAL SOCCER HALL OF FAME

Opened in early November and built at the south end at Toyota Stadium, the National Soccer Hall of Fame (NSHOF) is the first major sport hall of fame to be located within a stadium. The 19,350 square-foot NSHOF complex is comprised of a main museum and exhibition space, the Hall of Fame Club, the Open Cup Club, a media center, locker rooms and retail store called Soccer90.

The NSHOF houses more than 400 prized artifacts which help tell the rich history of soccer in America - including the 1991, 1999 and 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup trophies, NEC’s state-of-the-art NeoFace® facial recognition software will offer Hall of Fame visitors the opportunity to customize their Hall of Fame experience, virtual skills challenges and so much more. 

 

KidZania

Opening November 2019: Fueled by a child’s natural desire to create, explore and collaborate, KidZania is equal parts entertainment and learning, making it one of the most progressive family entertainment concepts in the world today. At KidZania, children ages 2 to 14 have the opportunity of having adult-like experiences while assuming the role of firemen, construction workers, police officers, and fashion designers, among others. Through ultrarealistic role-play, children learn about different careers, the inner-workings of a city and the concept of managing money. Each experience is designed to empower kids, giving them the confidence to be their best selves, and inspiration to be great global citizens.