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Basketball Hall of Fame

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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60 days of summer

Went to Basketball Hall of Fame 3 years ago and heaven for teen fans of the NBA. Not much new... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Entertaining for the whole family, make sure you wear your court shoes

We brought my son and his friend (both 10 years old) on a Saturday afternoon. They enjoyed every... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wellesley, 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
+1 413-781-6500
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the basketball hall of fame recently for the first time in years. What a great place to visit for basketball fans. A lot of interactive exhibits to spend time with. Free parking with several good restaurants located in the building. Would recommend the Cold...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took two 8 year olds to the Hall of Fame in late August. What a great place! The exhibits are informative, clean and fun. Staff couldn't be more helpful and interactive with the kids. I can't say a negative word about the Basketball hall of...More

Thank Ruckuspup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been here many years ago, and wanted to make a return trip. Wonderful facts and displays. Great family activity. They also offer an AAA discount, not advertised on their board. We stayed at one of their suggested hotels (LaQuinta) and that was wonderful...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Basketball Hall of Fame 3 years ago and heaven for teen fans of the NBA. Not much new since last visit but did catch live interview with Drew Gooden and got a signed autograph afterwards. Interview included in admission and wonderful addition. Hope...More

Thank amyandori
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We brought my son and his friend (both 10 years old) on a Saturday afternoon. They enjoyed every minute of it and even though I'm not a huge basketball fan, I (and they) immediately found lots of interesting stuff to look at (and that was...More

Thank bostravel122
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The design inside and out is captivating. Wealth of information, from the origins of basketball to present day.

Thank NadiaB2072
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and full of history and the greats that played. Very enjoyable. It is in a busy part of the city but quite easy to get to and out of the city. They do honour CAA and AAA so you can save money there.

Thank M R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had our first visit with our 10 year old grandson and 8 year old granddaughter. Although their interests were different, they both had a good time. There are several interactive activities that they both enjoyed, and they could roam around independently. Staff were helpful...More

1  Thank Cathy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is unique. It’s shaped like a basketball with 3 floors. You start at the top and work your way down to the first floor. The first floor is a basketball court with all kinds of baskets and backboards. The other two floors have...More

Thank broadview72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 15 year-old grandson requested a trip here, and I was just tagging along, not being much of a basketball fan. But the museum was modern and nice and had plenty to look at and admire: how the sport was invented, by whom, when, why,...More

Thank Karen L
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10 August 2018|
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Response from Andrea L | 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.