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The Carolina Basketball Museum

Address: 450 Skipper Bowles Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Chapel Hill
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Mumbai
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Visit here to get a taste of what UNC basketball is all about. Revisit golden moments in Tar Heel basketball history and educate yourself on legends like Michael Jordan and modern day stars like Tyler Hansbrough

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Tavares, Florida
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284 reviews 284 reviews
170 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

This museum is spectacular! Extremely well done.. And I'm a Duke fan. The docent was super friendly and helpful. The movie with surround sound at the entrance gave me chills. UNC basketball history is incredible and very well displayed. More impressive than the basketball hall of fame, in my opinion. If you are a fan of NCAA basketball, this museum... More 

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north carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This place is amazing! It's a little difficult to find but once we were inside we were amazed at all the years it covered. We were there at least 2.5 hours and loved every minute of it.

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High Point
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388 reviews 388 reviews
155 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely positively amazing Very well laid out If you want to know about UNC history of basketball this is it Museum inside and out is very well-kept and clean Would be nice if the hours were extended a little bit longer on Saturdays

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Can't wait to take my son who is a basketball fan to see the marvelous exhibits here. It's fun to see the well-known star players who went on to the NBA from Carolina

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College Station, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This museum has the perfect blend of displays, word, and video. Even if you're not a Carolina Basketball fan, you'll find it really interesting and just a great tribute to so many quality people that are Carolina Basketball. Make sure you make time for this stop!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

If you ever have time to get to a game early please go check out this historical landmark. Every Tar Heel fan needs to witness this amazing collection of Tar Heel artifacts. Even non-Tar Heel fans can appreciate the items to view here.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A tremendous tribute to a sport so near and dear to basketball fans, not just in North Carolina but throughout the nation. If you love college basketball you'll love this place! Make sure to put enough time aside to enjoy it all. Even though it doesn't look large the collection is extensive so be prepared. The movie to start the... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

If you are interested in college basketball and know about the UNC TarHeels, this is the place to go. Everything you ever wanted to know about the TarHeels is at your fingertips. It is quite an adoration of the program and some of its greatest players and coaches.

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Franklinton, North Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

If your a Tar Heel basketball fan this is a most see experience. The museum is free and there are lots of memorabilia and facts to see and view. Trophy's, basketballs, uniforms, suits, you name it it's here. My favorite is the letter from Coach K to Michael Jordan acknowledging his decision to not attend Duke. When you enter the... More 

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