We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Carolina Basketball Museum

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 450 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3433
Phone Number: 9199626000
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 120 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 98
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Duke fan but this is nice

Didn't think I was going to enjoy this since I'm from PA and a Duke fan but this was really cool. Take the time and walk through, especially if you like college hoops. You can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
guldy58
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

120 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 117: English reviews
Level Contributor
57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't think I was going to enjoy this since I'm from PA and a Duke fan but this was really cool. Take the time and walk through, especially if you like college hoops. You can feel the history of the program as you walk around. Nice exhibits!

Helpful?
Thank guldy58
Level Contributor
20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a great museum - lots of video clips, game balls, uniforms. And it's free! Great look at the program as a whole, not just recent stuff.

Helpful?
Thank Emma M
Level Contributor
25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a terrific collection of UNC basketball history and lore! For any fan of college basketball (even if you are not a Tar Heel fan) this is a must see. Located adjacent to the "Dean Dome". Be sure to find Michael Jordan's offer letter to play at UNC. After the museum, take a stroll on the campus and then... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dan C
Madeira Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
255 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the nicer surprises while visiting UNC for the day. It is a free museum that is nicely laid out and very informative. We did the self guided tour that starts with a nice introductory film. Worth a couple hours visit while in the area!

Helpful?
Thank Diana H
Pennsylvania, USA
Level Contributor
257 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a sports enthusiast by any means, but I do love museums and learning new things. This museum is small but is chock full of interesting information. So glad we stopped in.

Helpful?
Thank LoveToTravelWhenICan
Rochester, New York
Level Contributor
20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town and I'm a huge UNC fan so I was showing my child around the campus and we stopped by the basketball court. It wasn't open but one of the employees recommended to me to stop over to the museum. It was so cool, the women sitting at the entrance was adorable and was nice. We walked... More 

Helpful?
Thank italianangel455
Level Contributor
20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

The museum was great not only for a UNC fan but a fan of college basketball. Especially if you are there for a game.

Helpful?
Thank Mike T
Level Contributor
59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Nice tribute to the best college team. It would have been nice to have the Dean Smith Center open as well. Great for families

Helpful?
Thank Kely8888
Greensboro, North Carolina
Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice visit with my 2 teen boys. Spent almost 2 hours here. Friendly staff to get us started. Displays and videos very fun to watch. Need shades on back windows so screens will show up better.

Helpful?
Thank Uncdentist
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
308 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

we went for a visit. it was very nice and informative. there is more than just the usual championship stuff. there is a championship nba ring and mvp of trophy and stuff from several nba teams. there was a lot of interesting stuff to look at including notes on how to play teams and players in championship games.

Helpful?
Thank gary a

Travelers who viewed The Carolina Basketball Museum also viewed

 

Been to The Carolina Basketball Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Carolina Basketball Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?