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Basketball Hall of Fame

1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
+1 413-781-6500
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Fun time!

Went with my 10 yr old son after his basketball tournament. So much fun and saved money w a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
BobSugar1977
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Wall Township, New Jersey
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Excellent for basketball enthusiasts

Amazing place to go an visit, especially for those of us that are basketball enthusiasts. Fans will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WaiPRUSA
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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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%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“basketball fans” (41 reviews)
“third floor” (27 reviews)
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1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
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+1 413-781-6500
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went with my 10 yr old son after his basketball tournament. So much fun and saved money w a Groupon. I would recommend this place for all basketball fans! So much to see and fun things to do for all ages!

Thank BobSugar1977
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place to go an visit, especially for those of us that are basketball enthusiasts. Fans will have something to talk about at their teams and favorite player(s). I know I had an amazing time just looking at players from my San Antonio Spurs, like...More

Thank WaiPRUSA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday afternoon and were disappointed in the Hall of Fame. Three floors of memorabilia is really only two with a BIG portion dedicated to sportscaster and coaches. As our 8 year old said, this isn't as good as Cooperstown. We agreed....More

Thank JohnJessica0703
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for the day to check out the basketball hall of fame. There was so much memorabilia to see from all aspects of basketball's history. There was so much to learn and many great items from jerseys to shoes and more. It's amazing...More

1  Thank lindsayjae
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We are basketball fans from Lawrence, Kansas where Dr. Naismith coached basketball. This museum covered everything about the game. We followed the history of the sport and read about players we knew and people that we did not know about. It was an in-depth education,...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Two floors of a museum and the first floor is a huge basketball court and gift store. It cost us 100 dollars to visit ( 2 adults and 2 youth). A lot of reading so it may be dull for the under 12 crew but...More

Thank 250crystalp
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Stayed at the Hampton Inn across the street and visited the hall of fame, if you are a basketball fan this is the right place for you, i love this place!

1  Thank Positive_Vibes1
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

My husband was in sports fan heaven! The exhibits were well displayed and the staff were all very friendly. The store was fun albeit a bit overpriced (as is customary with museum shops)! The basketball court was fun as were some of the shooting and...More

Thank Veronica F
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

lots of interactive stations for teenagers to have fun and also a movie theater for history of the basketball !

Thank JOHN S
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This place had so much to offer. There was information about every single Hall of famer, game worn and rare artifacts, and many interactive activities. Besides the basketball court to play on, announcing booth, and virtual basketball game, my personal favorite was the dunk challenge...More

Thank Brennan D
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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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