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Basketball Hall of Fame

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Basketball shrine

We are basketball fans from Lawrence, Kansas where Dr. Naismith coached basketball. This museum... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2018
Robert S
Lawrence, Kansas
A fun visit!

Two floors of a museum and the first floor is a huge basketball court and gift store. It cost us... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
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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
+1 413-781-6500
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

We are basketball fans from Lawrence, Kansas where Dr. Naismith coached basketball. This museum covered everything about the game. We followed the history of the sport and read about players we knew and people that we did not know about. It was an in-depth education,...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Two floors of a museum and the first floor is a huge basketball court and gift store. It cost us 100 dollars to visit ( 2 adults and 2 youth). A lot of reading so it may be dull for the under 12 crew but...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Stayed at the Hampton Inn across the street and visited the hall of fame, if you are a basketball fan this is the right place for you, i love this place!

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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband was in sports fan heaven! The exhibits were well displayed and the staff were all very friendly. The store was fun albeit a bit overpriced (as is customary with museum shops)! The basketball court was fun as were some of the shooting and...More

Thank Veronica F
Reviewed February 2, 2018

lots of interactive stations for teenagers to have fun and also a movie theater for history of the basketball !

Thank JOHN S
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

This place had so much to offer. There was information about every single Hall of famer, game worn and rare artifacts, and many interactive activities. Besides the basketball court to play on, announcing booth, and virtual basketball game, my personal favorite was the dunk challenge...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Had a great time there. Covers all aspects of basketball NBA, WBNA, NCAA, Olympics and so much more.

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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Basketball Hall of Fame on our way to Boston. My 9 year old really enjoyed it. The top floor is mainly basketball memorabilia. The second floor had a few interactive stations such as virtual basketball. The first floor was my son’s...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

a nice visit it was very exciting for my relatives who love the sport of basketball. the auto biography of DR. J WAS FANTASTIC . The people were friendly.

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed November 24, 2017

Review from the perspective of 2 adult college basketball fans, visiting on a Friday afternoon in November. Scheduled a stop here as a break between driving from New York to Vermont. We didn't really know what to expect. When we pulled up, I was very...More

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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.
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. :)
April 14, 2017|
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
Day bus trips to Springfield are possible I believe.