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The College Basketball Experience

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Address: 1401 Grand Blvd, Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO 64106-2917
Phone Number: +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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Great Experience for Basketball Fans

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!.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
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Kansas City, Kansas
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27 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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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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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Thank MyTripReview7
Overland Park, Kansas
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111 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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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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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180 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 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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Thank loesshawk2015
Ossining, New York
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105 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Fun time with my son. Very interactive exhibits and a hall of fame. Good way to kill an hour or so. Easy to park.

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Thank billruns331
New York City, New York
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3,954 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

A large museum and event center for everything college Basketball and the sport itself. Lots of exhibits, and hours and hours of information and fun if you're into the sport.

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Thank Bernardo F
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We had a great time! The boys didn't want to leave! Lots of activities for kids (and grown-ups) to do!

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Thank Stacy T
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This was a lot of fun for our family, including a 14 year old, and two 12 year olds. We ended up staying for several hours enjoying the skill based basketball challenges on the top floor. From timed scoring of free throws to the slam dunk challenge, we had a great time in the air conditioned, clean facilities. We also... More 

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Thank GitchKist7
Ellinwood, Kansas
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Our family was in KC for a 3-day weekend and my son and I were looking for something fun to do on Friday. I found information about the College Basketball Experience and thought it might be worth checking in to. I was a little concerned about where to park downtown, but there's a lot right across the street that allows... More 

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