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The National Inventors Hall of Fame Supports and Sustains Worldwide Innovation

We connect the greatest inventors with the next generation.

The past, present and future of invention are all within reach

Encourage your young inventor

We offer education programs that combine hands-on fun and creativity with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts.

Make a contribution

As our sponsor or individual donor, your support will help us introduce more young minds to the process of innovation and develop a stronger workforce, locally and across the country.

Get involved with our programs

As a devoted educator, you can help us make STEM learning more accessible to everyone, from preschool through professional development.

Find inspiration

In partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the National Inventors Hall of FameĀ® honors the legacies of visionary U.S. patent holders.

Shaping the Future of American Ingenuity

  • Honoring the spirit of innovation and promoting inventors as role models since 1973
  • In partnership with over 2,800 schools and districts nationwide and in Puerto Rico
  • Founded and supported in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Impacting more than 1 million young innovators through classrooms, curricula and competitions
  • Eight programs promoting innovation for all ages, in all communities
  • 2,144 philanthropic partners making STEM education more accessible

Bringing STEM Concepts to Life

Our programs are influenced by the National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees and designed to enhance education in every community.

Become a part of something big

Make a meaningful contribution to the National Inventors Hall of Fame and help define the future of American innovation.