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Basketball Hall of Fame

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Definitely a visit if you're into Basketball

My husband loves anything Basketball so we had to go to the Hall of Fame while in the US - we don't... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kay M
Leicester, United Kingdom
Our 10 year old grandson loved it.

It is only 21 miles from Bradley International Airport (Windsor Locks/Hartford CT). We flew in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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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
+1 413-781-6500
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank flyeroka
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like watching basketball, was a skeptic about whether I would enjoy visiting here. I liked the historical exhibits about how basketball was "invented." The interactive displays were amusing. I measured up my wingspan with Kevin Durant (boy, did I feel small), played 1 on...More

Thank jthuynh12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I admit I wasn’t that interested in visiting the Basketball Hall of Fame oin Springfield, MA, but my husband wanted to go, so.... We went and it was really an interesting and fun place. Of course there are exhibits as you would expect, but also...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot of information here if you choose to read it all. Very interesting history. Might be to boring for younger kids, however they do have some interactive displays and the bottom floor is a basketball court you can shoot around, ECT. Great...More

Thank DeeDee2215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice for a family to visit if you enjoy sports. Nearby the MGM and perfect to learn history of basketball.

Thank M8807FTrobertb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was mind blowing, the history was great! I loved it and the people there were very helpful. We walked around in awe!!! Must go see!!!

Thank Tawana W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the basketball hall of fame recently for the first time in years. What a great place to visit for basketball fans. A lot of interactive exhibits to spend time with. Free parking with several good restaurants located in the building. Would recommend the Cold...More

Thank dgouldd
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Took two 8 year olds to the Hall of Fame in late August. What a great place! The exhibits are informative, clean and fun. Staff couldn't be more helpful and interactive with the kids. I can't say a negative word about the Basketball hall of...More

Thank Ruckuspup
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We had been here many years ago, and wanted to make a return trip. Wonderful facts and displays. Great family activity. They also offer an AAA discount, not advertised on their board. We stayed at one of their suggested hotels (LaQuinta) and that was wonderful...More

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10 August 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.
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. :)
15 April 2017|
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Response from youthgoes | Reviewed this property |
Day bus trips to Springfield are possible I believe.