Visit the House of Basketball

Welcome to the Partick Baumann House of Basketball,
The home of all Basketball fans around the world!

Get ready to discover the “Naismith Arena”, a 1,000 square metre exhibition and event area where you will be taken on an exciting journey through the story of Basketball and where you will experience the past, present and future of the sport.

Dedicated to Basketball lovers of all ages, this space aims to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the sport.

Come and experience a visit at the heart of basketball, discovering all aspects of the game:

Basketball is Everywhere

Find out how basketball influences everyday life: movies, music, fashion, photos, books …can you name more?

Story of Basketball

From the first basket made of wood in 1891 to the stars of today, Basketball grew into a global phenomenon. Relive its history!

FIBA Events & Olympic Games

Get a taste of the FIBA Basketball World Cup, the FIBA Women's World Cup and the Olympic Basketball Tournaments, FIBA’s flagship competitions.

FIBA Hall of Fame

Walk through the place that honours and remembers those who made the game.

The Game

In the interactive area, check your knowledge of the rules, test your skills and take a photo with the World Cup trophy!

FIBA Equipment & Venue Centre

Did you know that FIBA has a centre dedicated to setting standards for high level Basketball equipment and facilities?

Pedro Ferrandiz Library

In FIBA's library you will find more than 7,000 books and magazines about Basketball, in over 20 languages.

Visit at the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball

You can visit the House of Basketball virtually here!

Or take a look inside below (Video in French, please turn on subtitles):

  • The Patrick Baumann House of Basketball is open to the general public and entrance is free.

    Groups and schools are welcomed and can book their guided tour at

  • If you are interested in booking a conference room or facilities in an exceptional location, and you want to learn more about the opportunities and rental fees please go to or contact


  • Access Map

    Visiting hours

    Monday to Friday: from 9am to 5pm.

    (The museum will be closed from 29.03.2024 to 01.04.2024)

    The entry is free and the House of Basketball has access for disabled people.