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Basketball Hall of Fame

1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
+1 413-781-6500
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A fun visit!

Two floors of a museum and the first floor is a huge basketball court and gift store. It cost us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
250crystalp
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New York
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Love this place!

Stayed at the Hampton Inn across the street and visited the hall of fame, if you are a basketball... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“third floor” (27 reviews)
“center court” (19 reviews)
“michael jordan” (17 reviews)
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1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105-2518
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Two floors of a museum and the first floor is a huge basketball court and gift store. It cost us 100 dollars to visit ( 2 adults and 2 youth). A lot of reading so it may be dull for the under 12 crew but...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Hampton Inn across the street and visited the hall of fame, if you are a basketball fan this is the right place for you, i love this place!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband was in sports fan heaven! The exhibits were well displayed and the staff were all very friendly. The store was fun albeit a bit overpriced (as is customary with museum shops)! The basketball court was fun as were some of the shooting and...More

Thank Veronica F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lots of interactive stations for teenagers to have fun and also a movie theater for history of the basketball !

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place had so much to offer. There was information about every single Hall of famer, game worn and rare artifacts, and many interactive activities. Besides the basketball court to play on, announcing booth, and virtual basketball game, my personal favorite was the dunk challenge...More

Thank Brennan D
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Had a great time there. Covers all aspects of basketball NBA, WBNA, NCAA, Olympics and so much more.

Thank Stephanie B
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Basketball Hall of Fame on our way to Boston. My 9 year old really enjoyed it. The top floor is mainly basketball memorabilia. The second floor had a few interactive stations such as virtual basketball. The first floor was my son’s...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

a nice visit it was very exciting for my relatives who love the sport of basketball. the auto biography of DR. J WAS FANTASTIC . The people were friendly.

Thank Stephen P
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Review from the perspective of 2 adult college basketball fans, visiting on a Friday afternoon in November. Scheduled a stop here as a break between driving from New York to Vermont. We didn't really know what to expect. When we pulled up, I was very...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

I visited the Baseball Hall of Fame during the same trip and, even though I'm a huge baseball fan, found this to be the more interesting museum. There are many interactive activities to complement the exhibits (because, really, how many size 22 basketball shoes do...More

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Marine.person
15 April 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
15 April 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
28 February 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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