Two Sports Halls of Fame
It all began with a peach basket and a ball. Through trial and error, change and modification, Dr. James Naismith's original concept of basketball evolved into the global phenomenon it is today. And the history and spirit of the game is captured at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. This 3-level state-of-the-art shrine includes artifacts, information and interactive exhibits bound to please all visitors. Just up the road in Holyoke is the Volleyball Hall of Fame, which is dedicated to honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to this international sport and to fostering the appreciation of the historical development of the game by collecting, preserving and exhibiting its collections for a global audience.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
1000 West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, MA
Contact: Jamie Przypek
Volleyball Hall of Fame
444 Dwight Street, P.O. Box 1895, Holyoke, MA 01041
Contact: George Mulry