History of the Saints Hall of Fame
Founded in 1987, the Saints Hall of Fame Museum opened its doors on July 16, 1988 in the historic Rivertown district of Kenner. The museum relocated to the historic Mercedes-Benz Superdome in 2007, where it has resided since.
The Saints Hall of Fame exists by and for the fans of the New Orleans Saints to present the history of the New Orleans Saints franchise in positive, accurate fashion. The Saints Hall of Fame is a non-profit 501C3 entity, operated and run by a board of directors in partnership with the New Orleans Saints organization.
The Saints Hall of Fame inducts one or two members into its Hall of Fame annually, selected by a Media Selection Committee. Selections are based on accomplishments. Those eligible for induction include former players, coaches and primary front office personnel.
The committee also chooses one recipient of the Joe Gemelli Fleur de Lis Award annually. The award is presented to a person who has given of his or her time tirelessly or played a significant role in contributing to the betterment of the New Orleans Saints organization over an extended period of time. Those eligible for induction include everyone, excluding former players, coaches or primary front office personnel.
The Saints Hall of Fame Museum is temporarily closed due to the pandemic.
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