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The Carolina Basketball Museum

450 Skipper Bowles Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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Ranked #2 of 19 Attractions in Chapel Hill
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
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north carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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288 reviews 288 reviews
115 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
18 helpful votes 18 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Ossining, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Great place to get all of your Carolina Basketball history! Family loved it. Nice 4+ minute movie to start off and then all of the memorabilia you can want. Great layout. Love spending time here. A must for any Tar Heel fan.

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Toronto
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This is a first class (just like the Tar Heels) museum and a must see for all fans...even dookies will be in awe of what they see. The memorabilia that's on display is incredible and I didn't want to leave...had to be dragged out. The videos were also great and I will be back to visit again the next time... More

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