About Us

The National Inventors Hall of Fame Reaches Far Beyond Our Museum

Honoring the Greatest Innovators
Inspiring Future Innovators
Challenging Today's Innovators
Inspiring Innovation in America

The mission of the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) is recognizing inventors and invention, promoting creativity and advancing the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Our Approach

We connect inventors that have built the world around us with the innovators of tomorrow.

Step 1

Induct the worlds most creative minds into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Step 2

Work one-on-one with each new Inductee class to learn about their unique innovation journeys.

Step 3

Infuse their stories, insights and passion into our STEM education programs.

Step 4

Provide authentic, impactful experiences that help tomorrow's innovators realize their potential.

Company Overview

Find out more about our mission and how we fulfill it.

Annual Report

Review the latest details on our programs and partnerships.

2018 CEO Vision Statement

Hear from the National Inventors Hall of Fame's Chief Executive Officer