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The Carolina Basketball Museum

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Address: 450 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3433
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A must see for any Carolina basketball fan!

The Carolina Basketball Museum is a fantastic tribute to one of the most successful college basketball programs ever. If you are in town for a basketball game or visiting the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrei S
Clemmons, North Carolina
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carolina Basketball Museum is a fantastic tribute to one of the most successful college basketball programs ever. If you are in town for a basketball game or visiting the Smith Center for any other reason, it is definitely worth a stop since admission is free! The museum has tons of memorabilia and items from every era in UNC basketball... More 

Thank Andrei S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice stop if you are on campus or in the Chapel Hill area. It is small but jam packed with Tar Heel basketball history of coaches and players. There is a lot of memorabilia as well as some interesting videos. Very nicely maintained. Free but there was a donation box at the entrance. There are a few metered parking spaces... More 

Thank FoodFunSun2016
Roanoke, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the museum during a recent trip to UNC for a swim meet. The natatorium is located next to the museum, so we walked through. Being from another ACC school (but not Duke), we were impressed but not infatuated. However, if you bleed baby blue, then you could probably spend a couple of hours in here,... More 

Thank redelaneymd
Dover, Delaware
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Very well done. If you are a fan of basketball or sports in general you will enjoy this experience. If you have followed the Heels it's much more than that, as it ties lifelong memories together.

Thank TNorla
Granite Falls, North Carolina
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very interesting place. The host and greeters at the museum are volunteers and are very welcoming and provide helpful information.

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Roanoke, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you love college basketball, this is an amazing museum. If you're a UNC fan, it probably should go on your bucket list. Very well done and informative. Don't miss it.

Thank Hokiechip
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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383 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is a visit down memory lane...a real history of Tarheel basketball...brings you back to many,many exciting times. Tells about the great Dean Smith & Roy Williams asc well as many of the great players...a most enjoyable place to visit

Thank hcohn31
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This Museum is a good trip down memory lane. It is a good bridge from today's heros to the greats of the past.

Thank Gerald C
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Informative, touching and dear to our hearts. We love this museum! It provides better understanding of the history of Tarheel basketball.

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Chapel Hill
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

If you are a Carolina fan this is the place you need to go to . It has all that has happened in Carolina Basketball for all of the years.All of the rings trophy's .It is a must to see.

Thank David R

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