More than a museum or a hall of fame, Home of Champions is a living, constantly-evolving space designed to celebrate more than a century of excellence and innovation in Stanford Athletics. From the Heisman Trophy to the Honda Cup, from the Wow Boys to the women of the 2016 Summer Olympics, we pay tribute to the contributions and successes from the many trailblazers, scholars, coaches and champions who have called Stanford home.
Admission to the Home of Champions is free!
Weekday hours: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (closed Tuesdays, Thursday 11/23 and Friday 11/25)
Weekend hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Weeknight basketball games: 10 a.m. - closing 30 minutes prior to event start
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Nearby visitor pay parking is available at the Stanford Visitor Center and at the Knight Management Garage. Visitor pay parking is also available elsewhere on campus within a short walk of the Home of Champions.
On weekdays, 'A' and 'C' Permit parking will be strictly enforced. 'A' and 'C' Permit parking lots are generally free and open to the public on weekends and after 4 p.m. on weekdays.
Transportation and parking information is available at http://visit.stanford.edu/plan.
If you are visiting on a football home game day, parking is heavily regulated and fees are much higher in lots near Stanford Stadium.
Caltrain runs regular train service up and down the peninsula, from San Francisco to Gilroy. The downtown Palo Alto Transit Center is a 15-minute walk from the Home of Champions, or you can take Stanford's free shuttle, Marguerite, to campus.
Marguerite is Stanford's free shuttle bus service. On weekdays, take the Y-Line to the Alumni Center stop, then cross Campus Drive to either the Visitor Center or south to the Arrillaga Family Sports Center and the Home of Champions. To return to the Palo Alto Transit Center, take the X-Line from the Visitor Center. On weekends, take the N-Line to the Stanford Oval and the old Main Quad. Stroll south along Serra Mall, and left down Galvez Street to either the Visitor Center or south to the Arrillaga Family Sports Center and the Home of Champions. To return to the Palo Alto Transit Center, take the O-Line from the Stanford Oval.
SamTrans is San Mateo County's bus system. To reach the Stanford campus, take the ECR line along El Camino Real, stopping at the Palo Alto Transit Center. Transfer there to the Marguerite shuttles.
VTA is Santa Clara County's bus system. To reach the Stanford campus, take the 22 or 522 lines along El Camino Real, stopping at the Palo Alto Transit Center. Transfer there to the Marguerite shuttles.
The Home of Champions is located in the Arrillaga Family Sports Center, at 641 E. Campus Drive, on the Stanford campus.
The Home of Champions is open weekdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed Tuesdays), and weekends from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. On home football Saturdays, we will be open until 90 minutes prior to kickoff. For early kickoffs (such as 12:30 pm), the Home of Champions may open early. For weeknight ticketed events at Maples Pavilion, such as basketball or volleyball, we will stay open until 30 minutes before tip-off/first serve.
The Home of Champions is a self-guided museum. Staff is available on site to answer any questions you may have.
The space covers 18,000 square feet, on two levels, in the center of the Arrillaga Family Sports Center.
Over 40 displays highlighting stories of student-athletes, coaches and donors, and the history of Stanford Athletics, through interactive and static media.
The Home of Champions will be a consistent reminder of the values we uphold, the storied history of Stanford Athletics, and the individuals and stories that made it what it is today. It was made possible by the generous support of donors to Stanford Athletics.
Food and drink are not allowed in the Home of Champions, but there are nearby dining options on weekdays. Jimmy V's Sports Cafe is in the Arrillaga Family Center, next to the Home of Champions, and is a favorite of Stanford Athletics' staff and coaches. It is open Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. The Arbuckle Dining Pavilion is located at the Graduate School of Business across Campus Drive, and is open Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The Alumni Cafe is located at the Arrillaga Alumni Center near the corner of Campus Drive and Galvez Street, and is open Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Every day, there are many dining options in Downtown Palo Alto and Town & Country Village, both just east of the Stanford campus.