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Basketball Hall of Fame

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting history

It wasn't as great as I expected it to be, but all of the history was very interesting. To be... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
nicotate
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Enfield, Connecticut
Nice Destination for Sports History

Never visited a Hall of Fame for sports so was not sure what to expect. They did a nice job with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IamLuving2Travel
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New York City, New York
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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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1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It wasn't as great as I expected it to be, but all of the history was very interesting. To be honest, I'm not even a basketball fan but I still enjoyed myself.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never visited a Hall of Fame for sports so was not sure what to expect. They did a nice job with the bronze basketball shoes in the floor so you could see how small you are compared to them. The kickoff video was quite good....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This an amazing place no matter what kind of trip your taking. Great for business , family and friends.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Had passed by on 91 numerous times and decided to stop in. Am (was) a big bb fan and was looking forward to an informative and interesting nostalgic visit - didn't happen. Pretty much just impressions of the members, with a brief description of each....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

We had intended to visit but were put off by the rather high entry fee. Instead, we were content to look at the free displays in the entrance lobby and peruse the souvenir shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I took my 11 year old grandson during a break in a meeting that we were attending. He enjoyed it very much. It included coaches and women players. He loved it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Fun place for families with kids. We had 4 kids with us, all 11 years old. The girls were interested in the history of women in the sport. Wish the museum highlighted that more. The boys enjoyed seeing all their heroes but mostly enjoyed playing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

At the time we visited, the Basketball Hall of Fame had only 2 out of 3 floors open because a job fair was being held on the first floor. (Job fair? Huh?) The greeters were unfriendly and uncommunicative. On one of the available floors there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cardinalis
Reviewed October 18, 2018

My husband loves anything Basketball so we had to go to the Hall of Fame while in the US - we don't have these things in UK Bit tricky to locate the place, but we visited on a rainy misty murky grey day however it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kay M
Reviewed October 14, 2018

It is only 21 miles from Bradley International Airport (Windsor Locks/Hartford CT). We flew in from Nashville, stayed at an airport area hotel, and used a rental SUV. It is very easy to access from Interstate 91 (exit 6). I recommend checking their website before...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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smrhodescrew
August 9, 2018|
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Response from Andrea L | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is adequate space. We arrived on a coach bus in mid-June.
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Curiosity809953
April 14, 2017|
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
I honestly couldn't say, but there are probably bus trips to Springfield itself. :)
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Curiosity809953
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
Day bus trips to Springfield are possible I believe.
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