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The College Basketball Experience

1401 Grand Boulevard, Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO 64106
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Ranked #30 of 101 Attractions in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Woodridge, Illinois
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97 reviews 97 reviews
26 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I'm not a basketball enthusiast so maybe not the best judge of this attraction. I attended a private business dinner as part of a group of about 300. The full size court was set with tables and 4 regional types of food were catered from nearby serving stations. The college basketball exhibits and interactive basketball activities were popular with many... More

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Very well put together. Combines entertainment, instruction, exercise and history. A great stop for any basketball enthusiast. Fun for all ages. Plan for an hour or two.

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Lincoln, NE
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348 reviews 348 reviews
18 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you're looking for hands on basketball playing in a variety of gym settings, this is the place. From toddlers to adults there are courts to fit every size. I thought there would be more memorabilia. There is really none. The place is essentially a basketball themed arcade, which is a ton of fun, just not a museum. If you... More

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CBEManagement, Executive at The College Basketball Experience, responded to this review

The CBE was not conceived/built to be a museum. This information is available in all of our collateral materials and "This is not a museum" has been used in commercial tag lines. We are known as the anti-sports hall of fame museum. A different concept built entirely on the idea of celebrating the sport of basketball daily in the acknowledged... More

Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

This place is awesome. We should have worn tennis shoes and t- shirts because I started to break a sweat in my sweater. Three point challenge, slam dunks for all heights, and even being a sportscaster for a few minutes. If you like sports this is a great way to spend an afternoon in KC!

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Jindabyne, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

What a great time my family had here today! My two sons loved all the activities and challenges, as did my wife and I. There are two levels of interactive areas, from free throws to 3 point shots to dunking! Hours and hours of fun!

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Tampa, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

We visited the College Basketball Experience recently with my 14 year old son. It was a great way to spend several hours on a hot afternoon. The interactive approach was a great way to mix in the history and facts of college basketball. I thought the fee to get in was reasonable and we really enjoyed the afternoon. The afternoon... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

I took my son here when we were on vacation. It sounded interesting and he wanted to go when I told him about it. He loves basketball. Unless you are wanting to shoot hoops I'd say save your money and just go to the ymca. This place is just an over priced gymnasium. The interactive stuff was crowded and the... More

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CBEManagement, Manager at The College Basketball Experience, responded to this review

We are very sorry that your visit to our facility was not what you expected. However, based on the hundreds of thousands of CBE visitors, guests, clients and fans to date, we are glad that our overall level of satisfaction is very high per our ratings here and other places online. Fortunately, we are very popular with people (male and... More

Kansas City
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a one of a kind museum/interactive experience. Tons of basketball related games and history as well. Loved the field trip I went on with my kiddos.

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Hollywood, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is a great place to visit and learn some history on basketball. There are 2 levels and activities to keep you busy for quite a few hours. Don't forget to wear sneakers. Fun for little kids through adults. They have a lot of staff supervision too so no need to worry about safety.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We have an 11 year old boy and a 13 yr old girl. Both kids really enjoyed themselves at the College Basketball Experience. There are many interactive games to play alone or as a family. The day we went was a rainy day and this was a perfect fit for our family. Staff was friendly and helpful. The only thing... More

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