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Booth Family Hall of Athletics

1651 Naismith Dr, Allen Fieldhouse‎, Lawrence, KS 66045-4069
+1 785-864-7050
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This a great place to see the history of KU athletics. It is part on Allen Fieldhouse, on it's... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Robert S
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Lawrence, Kansas
If you're from KS or a Jayhawk fan....

You should go Great exhibits Warm, family-friendly environment And you can look at the court... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
MiltonSiegele
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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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1651 Naismith Dr, Allen Fieldhouse‎, Lawrence, KS 66045-4069
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

This a great place to see the history of KU athletics. It is part on Allen Fieldhouse, on it's East side. This could be interesting for anyone interested in basketball, because James Naismith, who invented the game was KU's first coach. The Fieldhouse is on...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

You should go Great exhibits Warm, family-friendly environment And you can look at the court - where the magic happens It's a swish!

1  Thank MiltonSiegele
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

A group of us were on a tour of Lawrence and this was on the list. The original rules were posted so you can view them and see how basketball began with 13 rules. The hall of fame wall looks like it goes on forever....More

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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Toured here with my son who is a diehard Kansas Jayhawk fan. The history of the sport truly originates here in Lawrence Kansas. Viewing the original rules shows the depth of history and legacy. Nearby you will also find the burial spots for Phog Allen...More

Thank Mary E
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

We took a tour of the Booth Family Hall of Athletics yesterday - and absolutely loved it! Our tour guide, Josh, walked us through the highlights of the museum, and brought us upstairs to view Dr Naismith’s original Rules of Basketball. After our tour we...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

First time to see the rules. Super cool! Definitely worth it on game day. Just adds that much more to such a historic venue. Allen Fieldhouse.

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

This was so much more than we expected! Could have spent hours more than we did but what a wonderful experience.

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Reviewed December 2, 2017

My husband and son are super Jayhawks fans, so this was a real treat for them. In addition to all kind of historic displays, they had several interactive type things that made it really interesting. The best part was the original rules of basketball! Loved...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Everything you always wanted to know about the Jayhawks, plus the original rules. Best learning experience ever for a college basketball fan.

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

The Booth Hall of Athletics is a comprehensive museums of KU athletics.. all sports. Showcased are KU's National Championship trophies, Orange Bowl trophies, memorabilia from all sports, etc. It is in the lobby of Allen Fieldhouse, where the KU Basketball team rarely loses. There are...More

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TylerSmithJ
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Response from NebraskaTravelnut | Reviewed this property |
The rules are located in the DeBruce Center which is just to the north of Allen Field House. While it is possible to enter the exhibit from the second level of Allen, during non-game days that entrance might not be open but... More
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