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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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If you're into Basketball, this is for you

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Bernardo F
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New York City, New York
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Ossining, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Peter S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 13 year old loved it, was able to play a game with other boys and enjoyed the interactive games and exhibits. It was a bit understaffed as we had to get get someone to open the gift store, the bottom floor was only accessible by stairs(due to renovation?) and the place is super loud, which is expected. I would... More 

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Thank Kimberly G
Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all love museums in our family, but after two very gallery-cenric days, our 13-year old was ready to move around. The CBE was the perfect solution. I've been to KC often but this place was never even on my radar and it was a great surprise. Our son loves everything about basketball, so this was his highlight of the... More 

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Thank Grek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great interactive stations. My boys loved it! You'll want to allow 2 1/2 - 3 hours to experience everything. Be sure to visit the lower level too lots of fun games for all.

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Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're a sports fan, specifically a college basketball fan, this is a great place to visit, although one of my friends was disappointed that there was no mention of women's basketball

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