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For someone that loves Tar Heels basketball this was a great experience. For someone that getting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Summerville, South Carolina
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Worth a short visit if you are a basketball fan

Everybody loves Michael Jordan. And here you can see some highlights of his college career, and... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For someone that loves Tar Heels basketball this was a great experience. For someone that getting to understand basketball, this is a great place. Uniforms shoes nets and other items are here to look at. Short video is played before you go in and that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Everybody loves Michael Jordan. And here you can see some highlights of his college career, and learn other things about the UNC basketball program. The museum is very well done.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Even if you are not a Carolina fan, you will be impressed with this wonderful collection of memorabilia from one of the nation's top collegiate programs. This free museum has many video exhibits which explain the importance of most of the things on display.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

It's such a great little museum and they have put a lot of energy into it. If you want to check out where Michael Jordan first played (and even his acceptance letter!) then it's for you. It's free (although obviously a donation never hurts!) and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The location is very hard to find and parking can be terrible but if your a Carolina Basketball fan you must visit despite the challenges!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Daniel C
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Stopped by when visiting the area. Well done museum covering the history of UNC basketball. Outstanding exhibits from Dean Smith to Michael Jordan and a great display of national championship trophies. A "must see" stop for the college basketball fan!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

My visits was right before the snow redo with duke. My friend who is a NC basketball walking encyclopedia was with me. We toured this museum and if you are a fan of the college game then this is a must see. I would call...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

We loved our visit to this museum. If you are a fan of college basketball, this is a must stop. They do a great job showing off the history of UNC basketball.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gary G
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The most complete history of UNC basketball fortunes, written and visual. A most helpful volunteer initiated us before the tour. Thank you!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 596thomaso
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Excellent memorabilia if you're a fan of MJ! I personally liked Coach Smith's letter to MJ pointing out all the basketball skills improvement MJ need to work out during the summer.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Tina C
March 26, 2018|
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Response from 690MichaelG690 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was free
Jerry W
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Response from 699DavidE | Reviewed this property |
It is also open until one hour before game time when there are home games at the Smith Center
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Please Help Me Find the Perfect Place to Stay (19 Replies)
We were looking for a place to spend a few days before or after a trip to the mountains in late June or early July & my DS suggested Raleigh. We'll be flying into RDU. Even though we'll be renting a car, my DH hates to drive on vacation. A trip to the Carolina Basketball Museum is the only driving he'll want to do. For the rest of our stay, we'd like to be in an area that provides enough attractions/entertainment & great restaurants to fill 2 or 3 days without having to drive...More
January 11, 2015|
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Weeell, the Carolina Basketball Museum is in Chapel Hill not Raleigh, so you will want to drive for that. If you want to stay in Raleigh, though, downtown is the only place you might be able to get away w/o driving for a few days. It's really a pretty car-centric place.