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Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

700 Hall of Fame Dr, Knoxville, TN 37915-3240
+1 865-633-9000
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Not really a destination

This is an OK place if you are close but not up to the standard of a true destination. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
sanman54
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Boring

I thought the displays and so called interactive features were outdated. Film was old and my kids... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
kingofthegame2011
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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From the 10-ton, 30-foot-high basketball that sits on top of the building to the life-like animatronic figure of Senda Berenson, "the mother of women's basketball," this will not be your typical hall of fame visit.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is an OK place if you are close but not up to the standard of a true destination. Interesting enough for about 30 minutes.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I thought the displays and so called interactive features were outdated. Film was old and my kids weren't really into it. The museum is a lot smaller than most sports museums. The people that ran it seemed less than interested and at times just unfriendly....More

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Dana H, Manager at Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame is celebrating our 20th Anniversary in June of 2018 and with this milestone we will be releasing a new intro video to the WBHOF along with updated exhibits. We appreciate your comments and will review them with our team....More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The old hateful women that answer the phones are still there. Its overpriced and they won't honor coupons and discounts. Looks like they would want people to visit but instead say that they are doing very well and don't care if you come or not....More

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Dana H, Manager at Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Mr. Newman as explained to you previously in June we do honor all valid coupons and discounts. Once again your comments are disrespectful to our staff. The WBHOF represents all levels of women’s basketball and is not geared towards Tennessee. Please look at our other...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I enjoyed the history of women's basketball. The intro film needs to be updated. They did have the final 4 for the most recent year. They did show how UCONN has completed the most NCCA tournaments, bur very small display. Unless you were looking not...More

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Dana H, General Manager at Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks for your review of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. We appreciate your feedback and wanted to let you know that the video will be updated for our 20th Anniversary in June, 2018. Hope to see you at the hall again!

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

An great opportunity to learn a bit about the history of females in basketball, players and supporters of the game, and skill testing too (physical and intellectual). One of the highlights of our recent adventures through four states!

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Dana H, General Manager at Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Kathleen, We are glad that you enjoyed your time at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on Trip Advisor. Hope to see you again on your next adventure! Dana & The WBHOF Team

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

You never really know what you're going to get when you visit a Hall of Fame, especially when it's not one of the big ones but I'm really glad we made this trip. They have done a wonderful job with the exhibits. It's interactive and...More

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Y8326IAdanah, General Manager at Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for your comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your time at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. We are always working to improve our exhibits and will continue to increase our International exhibits. We look forward to seeing you at the hall...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I am glad I came to visit because I learned about the history of women's basketball. I really did NOT know that women had been playing for that long. The museum traces the history of the sport since Sandra Berman first organized a team. The...More

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Y8326IAdanah, General Manager at Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your kind words and apologize that the ball courts were busy when you attended. We hope that you will visit again.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I enjoyed the movie about the history and background of women's basketball which is the first thing you will see before you walk through the various sections of the hall of fame. Some examples of what you will see: history of rules,uniforms, players,teams,equipment,etc.

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Y8326IAdanah, General Manager at Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your review and we are glad that you enjoyed your time at the hall.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place to shoot some hoops in air conditioning! Don't miss the opening film! It's very inspiring!

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Small "museum" but lots of interesting info. Historical info, displays, artifacts, very cool. Starts with a short movie that summarizes it all. Includes an area where you can play basketball and do activities. Lots of history and pride.

Thank Jamie R
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Y8326IAdanah, General Manager at Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and that you found the hall to be inspiring.

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Response from Jeremy N | Reviewed this property |
Too much money. It's ran by hateful old women. Avoid.
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Beth M
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Response from patrat236 | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours is plenty of time to see the exhibits and watch the film. We took pictures, watched the film, saw the exhibits and shot a few hoops in about an hour.
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Response from Patty L | Reviewed this property |
I am currently in Knoxville, and we come on business here at least bi-weekly. I am sure the curators would be interested and would be happy to take it by there. Maybe they can give you information about the photo at least.
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