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The College Basketball Experience

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Address: 1401 Grand Blvd, Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO 64106-2917
Phone Number: +1 816-949-7515
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The College Basketball Experience (CBE) and National Collegiate Basketball...

The College Basketball Experience (CBE) and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame is the nation's celebration for men's collegiate basketball.

The CBE is one of the most highly interactive sports facilities in the nation and was awarded a top-5 interactive museum designation by Wired Magazine in 2008.

The CBE is the anti sports hall of fame. You may sweat here!

Fun for the entire family as well as one of the most in-demand special event venues in the region.

The CBE and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame was established in October 2007 and founded by The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). It is owned and operated by the NABC Foundation, Inc.

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Great Experience for Basketball Fans

This is a fun place for basketball fans! It is very informative and interactive. It is a good place for visitors and local residents to enjoy!.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fun place for basketball fans! It is very informative and interactive. It is a good place for visitors and local residents to enjoy!.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an outstanding venue to visit. It's displays broad and varied activities provide so much to do and so much to learn about collegiate basketball. It is a great place to take kids, teens, and friends. It really is worth the money. P.S. Take your sneakers if you want to shoot some hoops on one of the hardwood ball... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son had his birthday party here and all the boys really enjoyed it, especially my son who loves basketball. They have numerous activities.

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Thank Brenda L
Sioux City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours here on advice from a friend. Fun stop in K.C. with the exhibits being informative and interesting. This is a niche museum so if basketball is one of your interests then put this one on your list.

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Ossining, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Fun time with my son. Very interactive exhibits and a hall of fame. Good way to kill an hour or so. Easy to park.

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Thank billruns331
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

A large museum and event center for everything college Basketball and the sport itself. Lots of exhibits, and hours and hours of information and fun if you're into the sport.

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Thank Bernardo F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We had a great time! The boys didn't want to leave! Lots of activities for kids (and grown-ups) to do!

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Thank Stacy T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This was a lot of fun for our family, including a 14 year old, and two 12 year olds. We ended up staying for several hours enjoying the skill based basketball challenges on the top floor. From timed scoring of free throws to the slam dunk challenge, we had a great time in the air conditioned, clean facilities. We also... More 

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Ellinwood, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Our family was in KC for a 3-day weekend and my son and I were looking for something fun to do on Friday. I found information about the College Basketball Experience and thought it might be worth checking in to. I was a little concerned about where to park downtown, but there's a lot right across the street that allows... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

This was a neat place. It was even better because we were there during the week and it wasn't crowded. There are lots of hands-on basketball stations where you can have fun showing off your basketball skilz!

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