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Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

700 Hall of Fame Drive, Knoxville, TN 37915
865-633-9000
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Ranked #12 of 49 attractions in Knoxville
Type: Specialty Museums
Owner description: From the 10-ton, 30-foot-high basketball that sits on top of the building to the life-like animatronic figure of Senda Berenson, "the mother of... more » Owner description: From the 10-ton, 30-foot-high basketball that sits on top of the building to the life-like animatronic figure of Senda Berenson, "the mother of women's basketball," this will not be your typical hall of fame visit. « less
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Atlanta, GA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My daughter played basketball and really wanted to see the museum. I was luke warm about it, but the hosts were friendly, the history and exhibits were really interesting, and we got to play some basketball too, just like old times.

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Easy to find, easy and free parking. The museum has a good mix of presentations -- videos, still photos, uniforms, etc. Love that they have the All American Redheads car!

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Independence, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We went through the museum on 7/26/14. We arrived early in the morning and at the time we were there, we were the only ones going on the tour. It was nice because it was quiet and we were able to spend as much time as we wanted at each part of the tour. The part of the tour where... More

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Upon entering the building you see a beautiful sculpture of the past the present and the future of women's basketball. The museum is well laid out and was very informative.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It is a nice place, especially for the women's basketball fan. There is a 17 minutes video and various displays of women's basketball history including pro and college. There is quite of lot of history too. Old uniforms, pictures, how the rules have changed and the players! The lower floor has a few basketball hoops and balls. It was nice... More

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Ithaca, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My first time to Knoxville, and as a long-time women's basketball fan, I knew this had to be one of my stops. The staff was very welcoming, and knowledgeable. Very reasonable entrance fee (under $10). I loved the introduction video, I learned a LOT eventhough I thought I knew the history pretty well. I enjoyed the historical timeline, locker room... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

If you enjoy basketball this is a must see. Otherwise a drive by will probably be enough to satisfy as the building and location are noteworthy.

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Somers, Connecticut
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Great 15 minute video of women's basketball history to start the experience. All championship teams are represented equally. Interactive displays, a very friendly and accommodating staff, affordable and gift shop items. Downstairs offers basketball courts and additional interactive experiences, i.e. shooting different types of passes, vertical leap heights, etc. A must stop if you follow the sport.

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Mobile, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Becky and I really liked this place! The only thing I would of liked more about it is if they had like more cheer leader type stuff there! Becky and I could really like, relate to that!

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Manchester, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The history of woman's basketball. I know the Hall of Fame is in Knoxville but it should not be a satellite shop for the UT Vols.

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