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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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Much improved in recent years.

This is pretty good for a sports Hall of Fame. It used to be run down, but they expanded in recent... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2012
dmorris2112
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Sharon, Massachusetts
Fun Place for Family

Great way to spend an afternoon; kids enjoyed shooting hoops and playing broadcaster

Reviewed February 16, 2012
Jen C
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Stamford
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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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Reviewed March 10, 2012

Located just off interstate 91, a great area to relax and enjoy the history of basketball.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed March 9, 2012

Walking distance from our hotel. A must if you're a fan of the NBA.

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank travelman1979_10
Reviewed March 5, 2012

This museum is laid out so well, with a huge ring that overlooks the huge court on the ground floor, which has tons of baskets and balls to play with. We spent a long time there, trying to make 3 point shots. On one side...More

Date of experience: March 2012
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Reviewed March 5, 2012

We enjoyed our recent visit to the basketball HOF. The kids enjoyed shooting around on historic baskets + slam dunk hoops on the first floor. The top floor is almost exclusively history and requires a bit of reading. It was interesting but tough to process...More

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank Int_Bus_Travel
Reviewed February 28, 2012

I am not a fan of sports, but I spent five hours here with my brother, who was visiting from out of town. Ugh, five hours of basketball? Turns out, I loved it. This museum is visually stunning. You start on the third floor inside...More

2  Thank Nido4
Reviewed February 20, 2012

I have been to the baseball hall of fame and they did a much better job with the exhibits then the basketball hall of fame. I thought it was too small. I went through the 3 floors in about 1 and 15 minutes. I spent...More

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank Ron B
Reviewed February 19, 2012

Went to b-ball HOF today. Noticed on the way into the parking lot, almost nothing around as far as shops. Went with my 10 year old son, we got tickets, went to the 3rd floor, just face pictures of HOFers, my son wanted to go...More

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank Roy P
Reviewed February 17, 2012

This is pretty good for a sports Hall of Fame. It used to be run down, but they expanded in recent years. There is a full court, where they do games & stuff for kids. The exhibits are fun and interactive, including demos on how...More

Thank dmorris2112
Reviewed February 16, 2012

Great way to spend an afternoon; kids enjoyed shooting hoops and playing broadcaster

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank Jen C
Reviewed February 14, 2012

I had no desire to go to this place, but went with husband and sons and was impressed. It was immaculate, a wonderful design and an enjoyable visit.

Date of experience: September 2011
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smrhodescrew
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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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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
I honestly couldn't say, but there are probably bus trips to Springfield itself. :)
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
Day bus trips to Springfield are possible I believe.
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