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Hinkle Fieldhouse

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Address: 510 West 49th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208
Phone Number: (800) 368-6852
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8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Classic venue, nicely updated

What a great place to watch college basketball. Get there early and enjoy the historical plaques around the venue. I was happy to find one I attended--the USA volleyball team... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
Paul K
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

What a great place to watch college basketball. Get there early and enjoy the historical plaques around the venue. I was happy to find one I attended--the USA volleyball team winning the Gold at the 1987 Pan Am games.

Thank Paul K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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247 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 434 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Historic basketball venue on northern end of Butler University's campus, famous as the setting for final game in movie, Hoosiers, as well as every Bulldog home game.

2 Thank Bob D
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86 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My family stopped by on our recent trip to Indy. You will never forget steeping onto that court for the first time. It is amazing. There isn't much to do other than explore, but it was a perfect bit of nostaglia. Stop by and feel the magic.

Thank Annalee T
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134 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Have seen multiple games in here - it's like a high school gym with bleachers, no air conditioning, etc. - can get quite hot. Cool to see if you're a fan of the movie Hoosiers or Indiana traditional basketball

Thank sheilaoc
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Hinkle Fieldhouse is not only home to my Butler Bulldogs, but also the site of the final game in the movie Hoosiers. College hoops fans should definitely make the pilgrimage to see the fieldhouse. Recent renovations did not disrupt its charm!

1 Thank RRobinson3
new jersey
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was a great basketball venue. All the staff were more the nice and helpful They mad everyone feel right at home.

Thank disneyrocksNewJersey
Lewisville, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Very cozy and warm place to see basketball. Not a bad seat in the house. Went there for the NCAA three point and slam dunk challenge. Fun was had by all. Great venue.

Thank Dave M
Oak Park, California
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123 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

While visiting Indy, we stopped by Butler University. After walking the campus, we walked over to Hinkle Fieldhouse. It's a big, old-fashioned, "barn." Unlike more modern gyms, this has lots of character. There's a display of memorabilia in the concourse area. Includes memorabilia from the movie "Hoosiers" which was filmed here. Basketball fans and movie buffs will love this.

Thank jtlerman
Elkton, Maryland
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93 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This place redefines the definition of nosebleed seats. They were awkward and very high. Not too much fan interaction as some other stadiums. No free t-shirts being shot out, etc. Say a Pacers game. Would not return for another.

Thank Natural1der
Greenwood, Indiana
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46 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I'm an old soul, or so I've been told. I enjoy the older things, the vintage, and the classic. It doesn't get more classic than Hinkle. Went to a Saturday afternoon game. The place was almost packed and loud as loud could be. The student section makes the game feel like a high school game and the facilities make it... More 

Thank DLMJ

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