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Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

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Address: 700 Hall of Fame Drive, Knoxville, TN 37915
Phone Number: +1 865-633-9000
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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From the 10-ton, 30-foot-high basketball that sits on top of the building...

From the 10-ton, 30-foot-high basketball that sits on top of the building to the life-like animatronic figure of Senda Berenson, "the mother of women's basketball," this will not be your typical hall of fame visit.

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This is an great place for all ages to visit. It is full of history about women's basketball. Or you are ever near Knoxville,TN take time to see it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 12, 2016
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an interesting building in a prominent position high above the Tennessee River and worth visiting if you are into basketball and it presents an interesting look at the history of women in this sport. It was adjacent to the Marriott hotel and on the way into the town hence the interest. It is close to Blount Mansion and... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is an great place for all ages to visit. It is full of history about women's basketball. Or you are ever near Knoxville,TN take time to see it.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

The Hall of Fame is great for learning about the history of Women's sports. The exhibits are interactive and educational. It is a great place to go for all age levels.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

It was on honor to be able to tour the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame today. The strides made in women's basketball throughout history is amazing. The uniforms were jaw dropping and the hair styles were "dip-pity do! Wonderful wealth of history.

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1 Thank Donna K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

My husband and I had been talking about going to the WBHoF since before we were married, but for different reasons we hadn't yet. Finally we went, celebrating our 11 year wedding anniversary. We had an absolute blast! The staff (Merrier Rogers) was incredible, and we loved the at-your-own-pace setup. Our favorite part however was the basketball court. Even though... More 

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Searcy, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

A great attraction for any basketball fan. Because of the relatively recent development of the women's game, you get quite a full history of its development. There were some interesting interactive exhibits. I enjoyed the one where you are "in the locker room" with Geno Auriemma or Pat Summitt as they give a locker room speech. (I picked up some... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

I wouldnt get too excited unless you are a big Womens Basketball fan. I will say it is very clean, neat and well put together. The exhibits are very informative and some even entertaining.

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Auburn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

The women's basketball hall of fame is a good place to see if you like sports. Very interesting. wasn't very crowded so you could take your time and look at everything. Start off with a 10 minute movie on the history then the rest is a self guided tour. At the end you can shoot some basketball downstairs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the opportunity to see the history of women's basketball chronicled in one place, it was especially moving to visit this week, with the recent passing of a legend of basketball, Pat Summit. The exhibits are well laid out, a lot of history, in a bastion of sports mania, Knoxville.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Quote from their own site sums it up - "From the 10-ton, 30-foot-high basketball that sits on top of the building to the life-like animatronic figure of Senda Berenson, "the mother of women's basketball," this will not be your typical hall of fame visit." Unfortunately, this was true for me. I have really enjoyed almost all of my many other... More 

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