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Basketball Hall of Fame

1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
+1 413-781-6500
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Even for our 4.5 year old twins!

Went there thinking we would pass 1 hour with the twins (who were free as under 5). Spent nearly 2... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Very well-researched and fun

This place is worth a visit to learn more about both the history of basketball and the people who... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
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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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1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
+1 413-781-6500
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Went there thinking we would pass 1 hour with the twins (who were free as under 5). Spent nearly 2 hours! Not a huge basketball buff but enjoyed it thoroughly. Fun interactive activities, some great stuff on coaches/philosophy of sports, Shaq's shoe, helpful staff, and...More

Thank raffi8
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This place is worth a visit to learn more about both the history of basketball and the people who have shaped the sport. You can learn more about the history of the sport as it relates to other world events, you can look at memorabilia...More

Thank dustythoughts
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Tremendous amount of information here about the history of basketball. We spent a couple of hours, but one could spend much more than that if you wanted to read all the information and participate in the interactive exhibits, such as being a play-by-play announcer. The...More

Thank Hokiechip
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Is worth a visit as much to see and learn here. Staff very friendly and more than willing to help. Parking can be tight, but a spot can be had. Security also good.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

$25 per adult but well worth it. 3 levels with lots of history and current player info. They let you shoot hoops on the court at the end, really fun experience

Thank atlagunabeach
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Well, honesty is the best policy. That's me. I would not recommend going here. You can see tons more stuff from the internet. Once you go in, it is best to start at the top and go down. At the top, you are in the...More

1  Thank apatriot73
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I didn't know what to expect because I am not the biggest basketball fan, but I was VERY impressed. I loved that there is a full size court in the middle that anyone can play on. The progression of the basket that you can use...More

Thank sachamo
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The basketball hall of fame is great if you are into basketball. You can go in shoot hoops and watch videos of by gone years and see a lot of memoria-Leab Biela. Kids have fun with shooting hoops and the parents do as well. There...More

Thank Frank N
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Amazing exhibition on the history of basketball, which originated in Springfield. Great building, with many restaurants attached. The ticket price was high, but definitely worth the experience

Thank BertonU
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Hall of Fame is a great retreat to study the history of Basketball, and to see the greatest player's of all time in every era. Both College and Pro's history is told in a great fashion and display of American sports..

Thank X8184GBcharlesc
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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.
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. :)