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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

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1000 Hall of Fame Avenue
Springfield, MA
(413) 781-6500 www.hoophall.com

Today, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is home to more than three hundred inductees and more than 40,000 square feet of basketball history. Located on the picturesque banks of the Connecticut River, the new museum is a fitting shrine to the game Dr. Naismith invented more than a century ago.

The landmark structure is one of the world’s most distinctive monuments punctuating the Springfield skyline and stirring the spirits of basketball fans everywhere. Hundreds of interactive exhibits share the spotlight with skills challenges, live clinics, and shooting contests. And of course there is enough basketball history to impress the world’s most avid sports fans!

After decades of growth, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2009. It has evolved from its humble origins to become Hoops Heaven…the earthly home of the game’s immortals.

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Spring Hours 2018
April 2 – June 30
Sun – Fri: 10am – 4pm
Sat: 10am – 5pm
Summer Hours 2018
July 1 – September 2
Mon – Sun: 10am – 5pm

Fall Hours 2018
September 3 – November 25
Sun – Fri: 10am – 4pm
Sat: 10am – 5pm
*Closed Thanksgiving 11/22

Winter Hours 2018
November 26 – December 31
Mon – Tues: Closed 
Wed – Fri: 10am – 4pm
Sat: 10am – 5pm
Sun: 10am – 4pm

October 2018

Basketball Hall of Fame Conference

October 11 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue
Springfield, MA
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Dress for Success Western Massachusetts will host “Breaking Down the Barriers,” its second annual half-day conference with a focus on domestic violence, its impact on women in the workforce, and new legislation affecting both survivors and their employers. The event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. Panelists include Elizabeth Dineen from the YWCA, Morgan Ferrarotti from MassMutual, Diana Lozano from Riverside Industries, and Pamela…

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The Springfield Slam at the Basketball Hall of Fame

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue
Springfield, MA
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Meet Thing 1 and Thing 2, 11 am-2 pm Greet this mischievous pair from some of Dr. Seuss’ most iconic books! Get a high five or a hug and of course a photo with this wacky pair. Meet a Basketball Player Main Street Play, 11 am-3 pm What businesses do your grandparents remember seeing in their city or town? Which businesses are still there today? How have community helpers changed over time? You can pretend to work at Friendly’s or…

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