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Hinkle Fieldhouse has reigned as one of the nation's great sports arenas for more than eight decades. The classic facility was constructed in 1928 and it has stood up to the test of time, maintaining the splendor, character and atmosphere that made...more
I have wanted to visit this place for a long time. Most people would know it from the end of the movie "Hoosiers" where Gene Hackman won the state high school basketball championship. It is famous for more than that as Butler University has a...More
Hinkle Fieldhouse is an absolute MUST stop if you are a basketball fan visiting Indianapolis. Of course visiting on a game-day would be ideal, but they do offer tours year round. There is so much history in this building, you can feel it when you...More
I have such great memories of watching the Indiana High School State Finals. 15,000 fans cheering on their favorite or some people just there because it was the finals. A throwback to the gyms of classics fieldhouse . A big piece of Indiana and basketball...More
Being able to watch a Butler basketball game in this fabulous arena was such fun! It has a close intimate feel while still seating over 9000. Lots of tradition here! We got to the arena early and were able to walk around and see photos,...More
They don't make 'em like this anymore. Everything I expected and more. Reasonably priced too. $5 tickets for children is what should be the norm across the country. Selling beer a plus!. Very accessible to walk around the arena and not miss a play.
Place drips with history! Went to a Butler basketball game and it was sold out. A must go for basketball fans. Parking is difficult.
Date of experience: November 2017
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Lindsay M, Public Relations Manager at Hinkle Fieldhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017
We are sorry that you had trouble parking. Our main lot is sold out to season ticket holders, but single game buyers are encouraged to park in the Sunset Avenue parking garage which is just around the corner from the fieldhouse.
I had heard of Hinkle Fieldhouse as a cathedral to basketball, and it didn't disappoint. The building has self-guided tours that allow you to see all that has happened in the building. The people of Butler were also extremely nice, professional, and informative through the...More