International Volleyball Hall of Fame
Showcases history & achievements of world’s #2 sport with large scale graphics and interactive exhibits. Visit Holyoke – the Birthplace of Volleyball. Thursday – Sunday from 12 – 4:30 pm or by appointment.
Bringing volleyball and its history to the world in its birthplace of Holyoke, Massachusetts USA by honoring the games greatest athletes, coaches, officials and leaders. Sharing the history of volleyball and its personalities with the world through an interactive museum located in Holyoke’s Heritage State Park.
In 1971, the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce established an ad hoc committee for the purpose of promoting Holyoke, Massachusetts, birthplace of volleyball, as the future home of the Volleyball Hall of Fame (VHF).
In 1978, the committee incorporated as Holyoke Volleyball Hall of Fame, Inc., a nonprofit corporation established for the purpose of planning, promoting, establishing and maintaining a living memorial to the sport of volleyball.
The Volleyball Hall of Fame, at 444 Dwight St. in Holyoke opened to the public on June 6, 1987. A two-day volleyball tournament was hosted by the Volleyball Hall of Fame to celebrate the grand opening.