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The College Basketball Experience

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Address: 1401 Grand Boulevard, Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO 64106
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+1 816-949-7515
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The College Basketball Experience (CBE) and National Collegiate Basketball...

The College Basketball Experience (CBE) and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame is the nation's celebration for men's collegiate basketball.

The CBE is one of the most highly interactive sports facilities in the nation and was awarded a top-5 interactive museum designation by Wired Magazine in 2008.

The CBE is the anti sports hall of fame. You may sweat here!

Fun for the entire family as well as one of the most in-demand special event venues in the region.

The CBE and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame was established in October 2007 and founded by The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). It is owned and operated by the NABC Foundation, Inc.

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Awesome place to shoot some hoops!

Took a family trip to the Basketball Experience and loved it. Shot some hoops on the full size court, read live sports with ESPN and challenged our stats with the greatest. Great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a family trip to the Basketball Experience and loved it. Shot some hoops on the full size court, read live sports with ESPN and challenged our stats with the greatest. Great place to take teenagers with an interest in basketball...

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Thank LollieCj
Lancaster, PA
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't know what to expect with this place but we gave it a shot. My boyfriend is a HUGE college ball fan. We were pleasantly surprised. A large part of the experience is hands on interactive games, and there's a full court for playing. We stayed for several hours. My personal favorite was reading the prompter at the ESPN... More 

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Thank Brandy G
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my youngest here last year and he had a blast. He was 13 at the time. This trip I took my two older boys while they were visiting from college during the holidays. We had a good time. They are 23 and 19. They commented after the experience that they are glad they went, but this is a "one... More 

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Thank Matt P
West Orange, New Jersey
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would never go by myself, but my 11 year old grandson wanted to go, so I opened my mind and pocketbook. Besides learning about its rich history, there were so many interactive things to do, I was a kid again (albeit way out of shape). Really enjoyed!

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Thank cynmark24
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195 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent exhibit. If you like college basketball or are a casual fan, you have got to go. Plan on spending a few hours to see everything and shoot some baskets.

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Thank Ole D
Kansas City, Kansas
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

A little bit of select basketball history. Not worth $14 unless you have some kids, big or little, that need to blow off some steam. It is billed as interactive but that appears to be just the shoot around floor.

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Thank SammieGirl2013
CBEManagement, Manager at The College Basketball Experience, responded to this review

SammieGirl2013...Sorry but that just isn't true and no one who ever has been to The CBE would ever say this. There are two floors at The CBE comprising over 20 high end interactive shooting activities along with the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. I'm sorry you seemingly missed all of this during your visit. I would invite you to... More 

Overland Park, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a fun place for basketball fans! It is very informative and interactive. It is a good place for visitors and local residents to enjoy!.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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111 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is an outstanding venue to visit. It's displays broad and varied activities provide so much to do and so much to learn about collegiate basketball. It is a great place to take kids, teens, and friends. It really is worth the money. P.S. Take your sneakers if you want to shoot some hoops on one of the hardwood ball... More 

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Thank LeBonCatulus
Kansas City, Missouri
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My son had his birthday party here and all the boys really enjoyed it, especially my son who loves basketball. They have numerous activities.

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Thank Brenda L
Sioux City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Spent a couple of hours here on advice from a friend. Fun stop in K.C. with the exhibits being informative and interesting. This is a niche museum so if basketball is one of your interests then put this one on your list.

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