Heritage Days 2022: The French Basketball Federation opens its museum

Written by Cecil D. Posted on Sep 2, 2022 at 11:33am

Are you a fan of basketball? So take advantage of Heritage Days to discover the space of the French Basketball Association Museum! On September 17-18, 2022, sport is in the spotlight at this unusual small museum.

Millions of followers, exciting matches, a common passion… Basketball It is one of the most popular sports in France. If you are also a basketball fan, we have plenty good plan To offer you, an essential outing to take when you love this sports.

to celebrate Heritage Daysat the end of this week 17 and 18 September 2022The French Basketball Federation (FFBB) opens the doors to the museum space.

In the basketball den, you can admire Whole Elements And the Historical, subordinate Awards and wounds, Clothes The symbol of the French national team, pictures of the greatest players, balloons Of all shapes and sizes… In short, dozens and dozens of pieces and relics that tell the great history of basketball in France.

Come and discover this unique space that showcases French basketball, and enjoy it Hits And the’FREE ENTERTAINMENT During these heritage days. To keep your passion alive, you can even create a profile mini game With friends afterwards, in one of the many locations scattered around Paris…

On the program of these Heritage Days at the FFBB Museum Space:

  • Guided tour of the Museum of the French Basketball Federation
    Saturday 17th September, 10am

    Throughout the day, members of the Basketball Museum, the Heritage Committee of the FIBA ​​and the International Basketball Club offer you guided tours of the Museum District, opened in 2011. Each visit lasts between 30 minutes and an hour. Visits will start during peak hours (10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM, 4 PM, 5 PM). Registration is recommended (patrimoine@ffbb.com – 01 53 94 25 23).

    Visitors can visit the Basketball Gallery and the Yvan Mainini Research and Documentation Center. The exhibition presents exquisite pieces from the museum’s collections and the scenography depicts the history of basketball and the peculiarities of its development in France. T-shirts of the main teams, equipment of all eras, medals won by French teams (in the Olympic Games, the World Cup and the European Championship) a model of the oldest basketball hall in the world, posters, etc. In the Research Center, usually reserved for researchers, students, and journalists, works from the Library of the Basketball Museum and the FFBB Historical Archive can be consulted. A selection of books and documents will be made available to the public. Throughout the day, visitors will be able to chat with members of the FIBA ​​and FC International Heritage and Legends Committee who all donned the French basketball team’s jersey.

  • Free visit to the museum area of ​​the French Basketball Federation
    Saturday 17th September, 10am

    The FFBB Museum space was opened in 2011 and updated in 2016. It is the result of a collaboration between the French Basketball Federation and the French Basketball Museum. Visitors can visit the Basketball Gallery and the Yvan Mainini Research and Documentation Center. The exhibition presents exquisite pieces from the museum’s collections and the scenography depicts the history of basketball and the peculiarities of its development in France. T-shirts of the main teams, equipment of all eras, medals won by French teams (in the Olympic Games, the World Cup and the European Championship) a model of the oldest basketball hall in the world, posters, etc. In the Research Center, usually reserved for researchers, students, and journalists, works from the Library of the Basketball Museum and the FFBB Historical Archive can be consulted. A selection of books and documents will be made available to the public. Throughout the day, free visitors will be able to discuss with members of the Legacy and Legacy Committee of the International Football Association (FFBB) and Club des Internationaux who donned the jersey of the French basketball team.

  • This is a visit that promises to be sporty!

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