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Basketball Hall of Fame

1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
+1 413-781-6500
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Not so great

My first negative review ever but just not a good experience. The displays are not impressive... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nicole F
,
Ashburn
North Shore Basketball team visit

Great interactive exhibits & info from the beginning of basketball to current 2017 season. Team was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kathy H
,
Canandaigua, New York
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“third floor” (21 reviews)
“center court” (18 reviews)
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1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My first negative review ever but just not a good experience. The displays are not impressive unless you like old clothes and pictures with limited write-ups. A couple decent interactive events but several were not working. The basketball court on the first floor would have...More

Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great interactive exhibits & info from the beginning of basketball to current 2017 season. Team was able to meet & take pictures with Celtic Brandon Bass! Fun shooting into a peach basket thru all backboard variations over the years.

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have driven by the Basketball Hall of Fame many times, this time I made the time (two hours is comfortable) to go in. (btw, retired military gets in FREE!) Wonderfully arranged, third floor is the quiet floor and is where all of the Hall...More

Thank yodamak
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son loves basketball and this was the place he wanted to go to. He really enjoyed it. From seeing the plaques on the wall on the third floor, to seeing many images of his favorite players. He enjoyed the history but really enjoyed the...More

Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an incredible experience!! The building is full of great Hall of Fame history pieces from trophies to sneakers to worn jerseys and game balls!! A MUST for any basketball fan!! You get to finish the tour shootings on the Olympic court at the...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hall covers NBA, WNBA, & college basketball, as well as significant coaches, referees, and members of the sports media. There are a number of hands-on activities that are especially fun for the kids, and they can shoot hoops and practice dunks on low hoops...More

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of about 25 adults and teenagers visit this place. It was neat to see all the memorabilia from past players. The kids enjoyed getting their pictures with different cutouts of players. All the kids and most of the adults enjoyed shooting...More

1  Thank mom20032007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific history lessons at b-ball hall of Fame. So many great stories captured and retold. We were fortunate to meet Dick Bavetta, the legendary ref while there. Check the schedules, they have special guests who share stories and experiences, no one left while he was...More

1  Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum has a lot to offer: photos of the people inducted, information on James Naismith, history of the game, top players' jerseys on display, interactive stations (e.g. Can you palm the ball? Can you jump up and grab the ball?), information on men and...More

1  Thank hlk2
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third sports hall of fame I've been to. On the top level, one of the more interesting things is the timeline of the rules of basketball in line with those of basketball history and world events. There are some cool pieces of...More

Thank schmayla98
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Marine.person
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. :)
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Marine.person
15 April 2017|
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
Day bus trips to Springfield are possible I believe.
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MemaOntario
27 February 2017|
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
I actually am not too sure about that. I am sure they do some events there throughout the year though. I would check their website or Facebook Events or give them a call. :)
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