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Address: 1000 West Columbus Ave., Springfield, MA 01105
Phone Number: 413-781-6500
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Description: Located in the town where basketball was invented, this 48,000-square-foot...
Located in the town where basketball was invented, this 48,000-square-foot museum has three levels of exhibits on the history and heroes of the game and gives visitors a chance to participate in skill contests.
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Fun Visit if You Love Basketball

We visited the HOF with our two teenage boys - 15 and 14 - who love basketball. We were on our way to Boston, but decided to stop through Springfield since it was close. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Ajax, Canada
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you are a basketball fan do not miss this. Lots of fun and interesting facts. Visited here a few times.

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West Suffield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Every kid who has ever played at any level will appreciate the displays and history at the Hall of Fame. Parking and restaurants are on the same property but the draw are the basketball exhibits of every player who has ever tied them on.

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N Saint Paul
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The court rocked, my boys shot for about 1/2 hour. The interactive activities were ok at best a little old. The gift shop was a joke, come on have some reasonably priced items, for the kids. Have some more picture opportunities next the current nba players. More Jordan, bird and magic. How about the hand size or try on a... More 

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Washington, DC
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We visited the HOF with our two teenage boys - 15 and 14 - who love basketball. We were on our way to Boston, but decided to stop through Springfield since it was close. The boys spent most of the visit shooting around on the open court on the first floor. This was their favorite part. I'd advise getting there... More 

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Costing at least $20, it is a nice feature that you can go two consecutive days, because to the true basketball fan, it may be too much for one day. I only had one day though, so I did as much as I could. One other nice feature is the open use of a basketball court, with multiple styles of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Wow if you're a basketball fan this is the place for you. There is just so much information here we couldn't absorb it all in one visit. There are a number of floors, interactive activities for kids (and big kids) and the opportunity to shoot some hoops. We visited on a weekday and it was clear there was probably more... More 

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

It's cool to think a lot of basketball super stars have set foot here. It is entertaining for both young and old people.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is honestly a very interesting site. Th HoF itself is detailed and has a ton of great memorabilia. The surrounding area also has large, person-sized shoe sculptures that depict famous players or basketball themes. The resteraunts nearby are also a great place to grab a bite, and together they all create an interesting and engaging destination for the sports... More 

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Since James Naismith invented basketball here in Springfield it is only fitting that the HOF be located here. Great explanations of the history of the sport, lots of interactive exhibits, wonderful memorabilia from the greats of the game - from owners, coaches, and players themselves. Worth an hour of your time if in the area.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Part of a mall, so not your typical HOF. Covers three floors. The ground floor is a full-size basketball court, with several hoops at several heights. Be sure to leave yourself time to hit the hardwood during your visit and pump in a few three-pointers. The second floor honours players and teams of basketball's past. Really enjoyed the donated artifacts... More 

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Additional Information about Basketball Hall of Fame

Address: Address: 1000 West Columbus Ave., Springfield, MA 01105
Phone Number: 413-781-6500
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Springfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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