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Basketball Hall of Fame

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1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
+1 413-781-6500
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Ok place

It is good place to go if you,love basketball, enjoyed it. A little pricey to get in if you have... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2015
Kamsamnicksmom
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Springfield, New Hampshire
Strange location

Had a bit of trouble finding the entrance since its located in the middle of what appears to be... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2015
Richard8102
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Shillington, Pennsylvania
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“center court” (19 reviews)
“third floor” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
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Reviewed September 28, 2015

It is good place to go if you,love basketball, enjoyed it. A little pricey to get in if you have to pay full price.

Thank Kamsamnicksmom
Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Had a bit of trouble finding the entrance since its located in the middle of what appears to be part of a strip shopping mall. When I last visited, this was not the case. Upon entering you see the hall of fame store. You need...More

Thank Richard8102
Reviewed September 20, 2015

I really enjoyed my visit to the Basketball Hall of Fame. The domed ceiling has photos of all the inductees with their bio on display all around the top floor. Second floor has lots of memorabilia and is sectioned by positions featuring the greats of...More

1  Thank Travelingilly
Reviewed September 19, 2015

We took our young son (11) here because he recently became a Michael Jordan fanatic. There were enough Jordan items to keep his attention for about fifteen minutes then he spent the rest of the visit shooting baskets on the first floor. My wife and...More

1  Thank SandCrawler
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Sorry this Hall of Fame did not compare to the baseball or Football Hall of Fame. There was little memorabillia to see and there wasnt a Hall room per say, it was more like ledges overlooking a Basketball court. There is something to be said...More

Thank howardform
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Compared to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, the Basketball Hall of Fame lacks historical reverence, not to mention the nearby charm of a quaint village. Instead of a gallery with a distinct plaque or bust for those enshrined, the ceiling of the Basketball...More

2  Thank will23ny
Reviewed September 12, 2015

It was interesting overall. Hoops for kids of all ages to shoot baskets. Busts of inductees and memorabilia from the early eras of basketball to the present. I expected something more grand to be honest, the facility was smaller than expected and it's kind of...More

Thank nickesquire
Reviewed September 6, 2015

I am not a hardcore basketball fan, but I loved it and so did my 10yo girl and 14yo boy who both play. For me I got to see a lot of memorabilia from players I knew when I was 10. The upper level has...More

1  Thank Visionmixer
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

It's a nice place if you are a fan of basketball. I'm not so it was somewhat boring. My brother in law is a huge fan and he loved it. My son (11yo) doesn't know too much about the history of basketball but he did...More

Thank Aracelis G
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Loved all the fun facts and interesting memorabilia for all things basketball. To our surprise, admission is free for veterans and 10% off in the Gift shop, just show your ID. Kids will love being able to play on the hard court and the chance...More

Thank Tammy R
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Marine.person
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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Marine.person
April 14, 2017|
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
Day bus trips to Springfield are possible I believe.
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MemaOntario
February 27, 2017|
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
I actually am not too sure about that. I am sure they do some events there throughout the year though. I would check their website or Facebook Events or give them a call. :)
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