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Dean E. Smith Center

300 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-962-2296
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Great event Late Night with Roy

Went to this event with my boyfriend. He’s a Carolina /Tar Heels fan. Both of us were handicap... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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So much basketball history

Fantastic place to see an NCAA men's basketball game. Get there early so you can look around; so... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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300 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-962-2296
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to this event with my boyfriend. He’s a Carolina /Tar Heels fan. Both of us were handicap and needed to sit up on the main floor. The attendants were helpful to give us 2 seats near 1130...

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Fantastic place to see an NCAA men's basketball game. Get there early so you can look around; so much history hanging up in the rafters.

Thank RottenBob
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The Dean Dome is the best place I've ever been to watch a college basketball game. The numbers hanging from the rafters are awe-inspiring, and reminiscing about the players who have come through the program brings wonderful thoughts to mind. And that's all before the...More

Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I visited in 1992 and it has been upgraded so expertly! Enjoyed all the rings, trophies, uniforms and videos of games! Highlight of my trip!

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you're a college basketball jumkies, love UNC (like I do), you have to visit the Smith Center and take in a game or just tour around. There's lot's of championship banners in the rafters and jerseys of players you'll know,

Thank JimH_Tarheel
Reviewed 1 June 2017

As the local expression goes: "If God is not a Tarheel, why is the sky Carolina Blue?" And so is the Dean Dome. If you have Carolina in your blood or Carolina envy, you must go here. Great to visit whether you are a sports...More

Thank baileybaileybailey
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The Smith Center opened while I was in school at UNC, I know, shows my age. The Smith Center is still a good place to watch basketball, but it has been surpassed in terms of the fan/spectator experience by newer arenas. The PNC Arena in...More

Thank NCBuff
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It's hard to believe how old this facility is. It still feels new to me. This is one of those places that provides a unique college basketball experience. Go early to see warmups and enjoy the atmosphere. Go Heels!

Thank TNorla
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Have been to ballgames. Carolina and Duke game March 4 was the best game ever. This is the best place ever. Very electricifing atmosphere. Great memories and wins. Fans and players are very nice and can't wait to return.

Thank garywE2734XY
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Since my son & I are UNC grads & real basketball fans I journey to Durham/Chapel Hill once a year for one ACC game. It is an exciting place to be...very supportive fans...the place rocks...all seats good except in the higher seats...am experience you do...More

Thank hcohn31
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Kaitlyn B
9 April 2017|
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Response from elandja | Reviewed this property |
Yes you just need to check hours and such before going. Make sure to take in the UNC Basketball Museum too.