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The Carolina Basketball Museum

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Address: 450 Skipper Bowles Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone Number: 9199626000
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Great museum

We had some time to kill and came to the museum. First parking is confusing because you have to pay and you have to enter your spot number. Most spots don't have a number... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jgifas
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Montvale
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We expected something very small, but they actually had lots to see. Layout was nice, short little video that left you feeling like you want to be "part of the family". Lots of memorabilia. Can't beat the price. Parking right across the street. Half hour visit was just about right.

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Montvale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had some time to kill and came to the museum. First parking is confusing because you have to pay and you have to enter your spot number. Most spots don't have a number. Another visitor said only the first 8 spots have numbers and they are the only spots for visitors. So we moved the car. We spent less... More 

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Thank Jgifas
Clemmons, North Carolina, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have even the slightest interest in Carolina basketball, this is your favorite place. The museum doesn't have one stuffy inch in it. It is interactive, 3D, well organized, and perfect. My favorite thing is the letter to Michael Jordan written my Coach K extending his regrets that Michael turned him down, haha!

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Thank MusingsOnTravel
Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

WOW.. who knew there could be that much basketball stuff. I enjoyed looking at all the playoff diamond rings. Great thing to do if you have extra time before a game.. and its free

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

So very worth every minute spent there.. from the intro movie, displays, pictures. Wonderfully arranged. Be sure to add this stop to your Chapel Hill adventures.

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Thank tarheelmom49
Apex, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I must admit I am a big Carolina fan so this was well worth the visit for me. I do think any college basketball fan would enjoy -- except maybe a Duke fan -- as Carolina is such an integral part of college basketball history. I went in thinking this might be a bit lacking but it was very well... More 

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State of Rio de Janeiro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

I went to this museum expecting it was a bigger place. But it's organized and covers a great part of UNC's basketball history. I am not a big fan of basketball but I had good time there.

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Thank Fernanda O
Addison, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

My kids, daughter 17 and son, 14 really enjoy basketball and we loved this museum. There is so much to learn about Carolina's tradition and basketball history. The displays are put together well- and be sure to watch all of the videos

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Thank jhezod
West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Wow, tons of stuff to check out. Highly recommended. In a town packed with B Ball fans this place was perfect to check out

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Thank Bonnie P
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Great place to take your kids for the afternoon. If you love basketball, whether Carolina or not, the building is busting at the seams with college basketball history. My son felt like he was in (blue) heaven!

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