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The Carolina Basketball Museum

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Address: 450 Skipper Bowles Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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SO MANY BASKETBALL LEGENDS HERE!

The Carolina Basketball Museum is on the University of North Carolina campus, right near the Dean Smith Center where the games are played. I brought friends here who are into... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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90 reviews 90 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The Carolina Basketball Museum is on the University of North Carolina campus, right near the Dean Smith Center where the games are played. I brought friends here who are into basketball and they loved it. There are all sorts of artifacts from past and present players. There is a special glass case just for Michael Jordon who went to university... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

You do not want to miss this! You do not have to be a UNC fan to enjoy or appreciate this. I am a SC Gamecock fan and decided to see what it offered. I was impressed from the moment I walked in until I walked out. You move and enjoy at your own pace. It starts with a film... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

If you are a Carolina fan you will like tjis museum. well done, free entry, lots of material, easy access when there are no Smith center events going on.

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Gainesville, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
10 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I do not follow basketball, but my son enjoys it and went to this museum with him. Very nice, clean, modern museum with tons of interesting and fun artifacts. Many jerseys on display, rings, notes rom Michael Jordan's high school coaches, etc. Very, very well done, and a nice walk through this part of campus with lots to see. Be... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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131 reviews 131 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This museum is great. The first thing I have to say is that when we were there this, the lady( SORRY I FORGOT YOUR NAME) who was working was a sweet and as nice as they came. She shared some great stories with us that brought tears to our eyes. The museum is full of great memorabilia. The MJ display... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you are early to a Carolina b-ball game, this is a great stop. In less than an hour you can take a stroll down memory lane thru the storied history of Carolina basketball. From the 1920 to Coach K's letter to Michael saying he was sorry for turning down dook to the current team, it is worth the trip.

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Bensenville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

What a cool Museum. It's not very large but it's got some great stuff inside. I really loved seeing the Roy Williams practice notes, the National Titles and the interactive video displays. It's free so there really no reason not to stop if you are in the area.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have been three times and every time I love going to the UNC basketball museum. If you are a UNC fan you have to go. It's free and the memorabilia in there is amazing. The video at the beginning gets you excited to enter and see various video stands on players , coaches or important events. They show all... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Whether or not you are an UNC fan you really ought to take a few hours and go through this. The greats are here... Jordan through today. It is free and the docent was very well schooled on interesting facts. I went with a local so didn't check for hours... Probably smart to do so.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

But if you think you might, you absolutely will! If you're a fan of UNC basketball or even of college basketball in general you have to visit if you're in the area. Nicely designed exhibition of a long and storied history of Carolina basketball.

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