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Basketball Hall of Fame

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Address: 1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
Phone Number: 413-781-6500
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Located in the town where basketball was invented, this 48,000-square-foot...

Located in the town where basketball was invented, this 48,000-square-foot museum has three levels of exhibits on the history and heroes of the game and gives visitors a chance to participate in skill contests.

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I live here about 15 minutes away from the hall of fame and visit Every year so many diff things to see,and I learn something new every visit.be ready to spend a few hours... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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New Windsor, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must do with the family. Kids will love it. Activities for kids and adults of all ages. Tickets will not break the bank. Two great burger places around the corner. Comfortable ride from New York.

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Mechanicsville, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took my 18 yr old son there before UMass orientation. If you are an older fan its a good trip down memory lane. If you are a little kid, you might like the interactive displays. In between, out of luck. You can only look at so many sneakers, jerseys and balls. Highlight for kids seems to be actually shooting and... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I live here about 15 minutes away from the hall of fame and visit Every year so many diff things to see,and I learn something new every visit.be ready to spend a few hours here.there is also a stone cold creamery for the best ice cream there also a few restaurants near by,like lux burger bar, unos pizza.also there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a wonderful trip. I took two young boys. One was 10 and the other one was 14 years old. They enjoyed trying to play ball on the main level, while I enjoyed the player history.

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Thank Valerie K
Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed learning about the history of basketball. Then enjoyed watching my family take shots in peach baskets! So much to see and do. Very interactive. A great place to visit if you are near Springfield.

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Thank DLFamily216
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a good time at the basketball hall of fame. The top floor (the first floor after entering via the elevator), had a ring with information on each hall of faker. This was interesting for fans interested in history, not that much fun for kids. The second floor had more displays, but had lots of interactive activities for everyone,... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, clean but very small and not much to see at all. They say you should allow 2 and one half hours but that is really stretching it. Great for adults - not so much for kids and teens.

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son is a huge basketball fan, so I thought a trip to the Hall would be a great experience for him. The Hall did not disappoint. There are great displays of awesome Basketball memorabilia... from game worn jerseys and shoes from some of the most famous and influential players of all time. We visited during the Hall's 60 Day's... More 

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time in the new Basketball Hall of Fame , I had visited the original Hall of Fame many times. My husband and I brought my grandson and my brother . We all had a great time in the section that had all the exhibits that had the interaction options . A must see for all you... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here since we were staying in the Hampton Inn across the street and our boys are very big Basketball lovers. We came from Miami on a road trip to attend the Ray Allen Basketball Pro Camp and this was a real treat for our son's 10th birthday. Its a bit pricey. We liked everything at this Hall of... More 

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