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The Carolina Basketball Museum

450 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3433
+1 919-962-6000
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Reliving the 90s Again

Excellent memorabilia if you're a fan of MJ! I personally liked Coach Smith's letter to MJ pointing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BoardingPassNow
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Atlanta, Georgia
Tremendous museum to the sport of College B-Ball!

So, The museum is right next door to the Dean Smith center where the Tar Heels play B-Ball. From... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
TheTikiTravelPlanner
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San Antonio, Texas
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450 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3433
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+1 919-962-6000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent memorabilia if you're a fan of MJ! I personally liked Coach Smith's letter to MJ pointing out all the basketball skills improvement MJ need to work out during the summer.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

So, The museum is right next door to the Dean Smith center where the Tar Heels play B-Ball. From the moment you walk in you are surrounded by the best curated collection of college basketball stuff for the Tar Heels. Great for all ages and...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I knew this was going to be great when I was greeted as soon as I walked in. The details of the history were simply amazing. Loved the individual videos of different players and achievements.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you are a Tarheel fan, this is a must! Beautiful, modern building and plenty of Tarheel paraphenalia. Make time to visit and to see any available videos/movies. Check it out!

Thank ladykatyj
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

If you're a fan of Carolina Basketball... there is literally nothing like visiting the museum. The history, the memorabilia, the design and setup are great. Standing on a replica basketball court seeing where great shots too place is amazing.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

we wrapped this in to a family trip. It was worth the side stop for the kids and my fiance. Interesting fun facts

Thank heather w
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Great experience for anyone that love college sports in general and a must if you are a Hoops Junkie. Great opportunity to take your kids on a winter day.

Thank bpmoh
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband is a Carolina fan so we made the trip one Saturday. Everything is very organized and arranged in order to make it easy to view. Don't miss the footprints on the floor with a description of the distance where certain winning shots were...More

Thank Bridget S
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed this museum, and I am not die-hard Tar Heel fan. Layout of the museum was excellent; lots of interesting displays without being crowded. Staff was very friendly. No entrance fee; just a requested donation. Parking was a bit challenging.

Thank AJosephD
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I rated this a 5 as a Tar Heel fan, a little prejudiced but never the less, this is a well organized exhibit. There are a lot of self activated presentations giving the great history of this program. Also some very interesting memorabilia. Note: It...More

Thank David E
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Tina C
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I believe it was free
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Jerry W
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Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
It is also open until one hour before game time when there are home games at the Smith Center
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