If you love basketball, then you just might want to visit Springfield's Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, where not only can you learn about all aspects of the sports history, but also those men and women who impacted the history and legacy.
The Hall of Fame is home to over 300 inductees, and spans over 40,000 sq ft just filled with basketball history. Whether you are a lifelong basketball fan, or just beginning to explore the world's most popular sport, you can be enthralled by the stories and achievements by all those are involved in the sport.
You can hear the stories of the men and women players who permanently impacted sporting history, from amateur and professional players, and even coaches and contributors - both internationally and from across the USA.
Kids can learn all about the game, experience fun interactive exhibits, and even test their skills on the Jerry Colangelo "Court of Dreams".
Keep an eye out for the special events that the Basketball Hall of Fame host across the year! The 60 Days of Summer is a super fun program offering 60 consecutive days of family oriented interactive museum programming, and is always a great hit with the kids!
So why not combine history AND sports on your next Springfield family day out, and visit the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
It's a slam dunk!
$16 (Ages 5 to 15)
You can have your birthday party at the museum! They offer three kids birthday packages that you can choose from, so why not celebrate in style!?
Grab something to eat in the area before or after your visit! There are plenty of options!
Give Group Sales a call to arrange your field trip, they'd love to have you!
From memorabilia, to apparel and more, the Museum Store is the perfect place to pick up gifts and souvenirs relating to basketball and the Hall of Fame!
Give them a call to check on the accessibility of the museum, they'll be happy to help answer any questions
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10am - 5pm daily (4pm close Sunday to Friday from September to June). December hours vary so check online
Open year round, closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve/Day, with reduced hours on some holidays
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