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Basketball Hall of Fame

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fun for everyone

Basketball fans, history buffs, adults, kids - something for everyone. Huge, well laid out space... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Nice even if you don't like basketball

Looking at it as museum, not as a support made all the difference for me. I don't really care about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Springfield, Massachusetts
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Located in the town where basketball was invented, this 48,000-square-foot museum has three levels of exhibits on the history and heroes of the game and gives visitors a chance to participate in skill contests.
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1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were on a meandering trip in the northeast U S and decided to spend one night at the hotel adjacent to the Basketball Hall of Fsme. It is wonderful. There is a full basketball court, lots of exhibits and plenty of photo ops. Do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basketball fans, history buffs, adults, kids - something for everyone. Huge, well laid out space with thoughtful displays interspersed with fun, hands on activities. We spent a great afternoon there. Super that there were a couple of restaurants on-site, too.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking at it as museum, not as a support made all the difference for me. I don't really care about basketball, but don't let that stop you from going.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SLCohen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in February when things were quiet so we had a very relaxed and educational visit. The artifacts are fun to look at and the interactive segments of the visit keep the kids active. The highlight of the cost for the kids was shooting...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank keeponmoving22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love basketball, then of course I highly recommend. Even if you are a casual basketball fan like myself, you'll find some interesting stuff here. There is a 12 minute movie in a very nice theater that gives a brief overview of the history...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mike K
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

If you’re a basketball fan, you should go at least once to the hall of fame in Springfield MA. There are several exhibits and collectibles from most of the recent hall inductees. Improvements are being made to add more interactive activities. Our group enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Ellens1958
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Had a great time. The grandson loved the many activities, while I liked the history component. Might like to go back again with just my son, so I could watch/read everything.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MrMarkandrew V
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

Traveld to Springfield just to come here and it was well worth it. The museum was very hands on. There were different challenges you could do to compare yourself to a NBA player. There is even a court where you could play basketball. They had...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Brianna P
Reviewed 17 January 2019

We stayed at the MGM and walked to the Hall of Fame. You start on the 3rd floor and make your way down to the basketball court where you are allowed to shoot around. The interactive displays are fun, but some are outdated.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 16 January 2019

There are lots of experiences it is very family friendly and if u enjoy basketball then you'll love this

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank isaacni
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10 August 2018|
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Response from andrealK8894PS | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is adequate space. We arrived on a coach bus in mid-June.
15 April 2017|
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
I honestly couldn't say, but there are probably bus trips to Springfield itself. :)
15 April 2017|
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
Day bus trips to Springfield are possible I believe.