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Basketball Hall of Fame

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Definitely a visit if you're into Basketball

My husband loves anything Basketball so we had to go to the Hall of Fame while in the US - we don't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kay M
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Our 10 year old grandson loved it.

It is only 21 miles from Bradley International Airport (Windsor Locks/Hartford CT). We flew in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
flyeroka
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Located in the town where basketball was invented, this 48,000-square-foot museum has three levels of exhibits on the history and heroes of the game and gives visitors a chance to participate in skill contests.
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1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 15, 2016

Basketball is only my 4th favorite professional sport behind baseball, soccer, and tennis but I love the history and the players. We drove ~80 minutes to take advantage of a Groupon that cost us $20 for two adults. TH regular price is $22 each. Once...More

4  Thank 123RIch_S123
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 16, 2014

My 13-year old basketball crazed son and I spent a full day at the Basketball Hall of Fame recently, and I have to admit that we were both a bit underwhelmed. The Hall is nice. It is interesting. There are some good attractions, but it...More

4  Thank Im_with_Bobo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had passed by on 91 numerous times and decided to stop in. Am (was) a big bb fan and was looking forward to an informative and interesting nostalgic visit - didn't happen. Pretty much just impressions of the members, with a brief description of each....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had intended to visit but were put off by the rather high entry fee. Instead, we were content to look at the free displays in the entrance lobby and peruse the souvenir shop.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my 11 year old grandson during a break in a meeting that we were attending. He enjoyed it very much. It included coaches and women players. He loved it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place for families with kids. We had 4 kids with us, all 11 years old. The girls were interested in the history of women in the sport. Wish the museum highlighted that more. The boys enjoyed seeing all their heroes but mostly enjoyed playing...More

1  Thank travelsforworkBoston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the time we visited, the Basketball Hall of Fame had only 2 out of 3 floors open because a job fair was being held on the first floor. (Job fair? Huh?) The greeters were unfriendly and uncommunicative. On one of the available floors there...More

Thank Cardinalis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband loves anything Basketball so we had to go to the Hall of Fame while in the US - we don't have these things in UK Bit tricky to locate the place, but we visited on a rainy misty murky grey day however it...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is only 21 miles from Bradley International Airport (Windsor Locks/Hartford CT). We flew in from Nashville, stayed at an airport area hotel, and used a rental SUV. It is very easy to access from Interstate 91 (exit 6). I recommend checking their website before...More

Thank flyeroka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like watching basketball, was a skeptic about whether I would enjoy visiting here. I liked the historical exhibits about how basketball was "invented." The interactive displays were amusing. I measured up my wingspan with Kevin Durant (boy, did I feel small), played 1 on...More

Thank jthuynh12
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

I admit I wasn’t that interested in visiting the Basketball Hall of Fame oin Springfield, MA, but my husband wanted to go, so.... We went and it was really an interesting and fun place. Of course there are exhibits as you would expect, but also...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed October 4, 2018

There is a lot of information here if you choose to read it all. Very interesting history. Might be to boring for younger kids, however they do have some interactive displays and the bottom floor is a basketball court you can shoot around, ECT. Great...More

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smrhodescrew
August 9, 2018|
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Response from Andrea L | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is adequate space. We arrived on a coach bus in mid-June.
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Curiosity809953
April 14, 2017|
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
I honestly couldn't say, but there are probably bus trips to Springfield itself. :)
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Curiosity809953
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
Day bus trips to Springfield are possible I believe.
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