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Booth Family Hall of Athletics

1651 Naismith Dr, Allen Fieldhouse‎, Lawrence, KS 66045-4069
+1 785-864-7050
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Into basketball? Here lies the original paper with the first rules...

A must see for all basketball fans. This place holds the original first set of rules for... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
LollieCj
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Bucket list place

If your a basket ball fan this should be on your bucket list of places to see. The energy in this... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
2014ksmith
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Missouri
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1651 Naismith Dr, Allen Fieldhouse‎, Lawrence, KS 66045-4069
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

A must see for all basketball fans. This place holds the original first set of rules for basketball. Home of the KU family! Definite must see if you are in the area.

Thank LollieCj
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

If your a basket ball fan this should be on your bucket list of places to see. The energy in this place is amazing and great basketball too.

Thank 2014ksmith
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

If you were not a fan, you will be! Home of Kirk Heinrich and so many others. I had no idea how many professional athletes I've seen in the big leagues and never knew they were a Jayhawk. The history preserved here is astonishing. Definitely...More

Thank ChiGirl31
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

It's hard to put into words how special this place is to college basketball history. The original handwritten rules of basketball are housed here. The tradition and atmosphere are 2nd to none. A must see for any college basketball fan. Game days are electric! Rock...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The Booth Family Hall of Athletics provides a beautiful view of the accolades belonging the most storied college basketball program. Completely worth your time to stop by and visit.

Thank RockChalkEm
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband is a big KU basketball fan and I reserved a free tour of the Booth Hall last Friday at 11 am (only available during the week). Our tour guide gave us some information about the building and displays but he seemed more like...More

Thank Sabrina S
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We really enjoyed visiting the Booth Hall of Athletics. Very well done displays of KU history, great players and teams. Some neat interactive things for kids! The highlight was being able to see Allen Fieldhouse!

Thank 86MissyJ
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The new Booth Hall features the original rules of the game, plus memorable quotes, and a nice cafe and gift shop.

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The history of college sports, especially basketball, is rich in KU lore. This Hall of Athletics is a must-see for sports fanatics. It's free of charge and has outstanding exhibits. It's not huge so you can cover everything in 30-60 minutes. The Hall provides a...More

Thank Darthharvey
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a one of a kind field house. This is the home of the Kansas Jayhawk basketball team. It also houses historical artifacts of KU athletic personalities and programs.

Thank Haggart1530
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TylerSmithJ
Where are the original rules of basketball located?
17 June 2016|
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Response from NebraskaTravelnut | Reviewed this property |
The rules are located in the DeBruce Center which is just to the north of Allen Field House. While it is possible to enter the exhibit from the second level of Allen, during non-game days that entrance might not be open but... More
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