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The Carolina Basketball Museum

450 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3433
+1 919-962-6000
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The ultimate pilgrimage for a Tar Heel BBall fan. Top class sports museum and all for the love of... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
via mobile
For Basketball Fans

If you follow basketball - college or NBA - don't miss this museum in Chapel Hill. So many stars in... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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450 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3433
+1 919-962-6000
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The ultimate pilgrimage for a Tar Heel BBall fan. Top class sports museum and all for the love of the Heels. No visit to basketball heaven would be complete without a visit here. GoHeels!

Thank Jamfam18
Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you follow basketball - college or NBA - don't miss this museum in Chapel Hill. So many stars in the NBA came from the Tarheel team. You can spend hours here - I have done so with many visiting friends and family members too....More

Thank marthaH337
Reviewed 16 May 2017

If you are a Carolina basketball fan or even a college basketball fan in general, you must visit this place at each once. It's great!

Thank Pat V
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Phil Ford, Kenny Smith, Antwan Jamison, Vince Carter, Eric Montross, Tyler Hansbrough, Ty Lawson, Rick Fox, Larry Brown, Justin Jackson, Joel Berry II... and the legendary Michael Jordan. Many of these former, current, and future NBA players made their paths by playing basketball wearing Carolina...More

Thank Black0ut1983
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 3 April 2017 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...More

Thank FoodFunSun2016
Reviewed 28 March 2017

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...More

Thank redelaneymd
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
Reviewed 5 March 2017

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

Thank garywE2734XY
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
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Jerry W
4 August 2017|
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Response from Andrei S | Reviewed this property |
Monday through Friday 10 AM-4 PM Saturday 9 AM-1 PM The exception is university holidays, when the museum is closed.