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Hinkle Fieldhouse

510 W 49th St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-3480
+1 800-368-6852
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Nice venue, better people

I had heard of Hinkle Fieldhouse as a cathedral to basketball, and it didn't disappoint. The... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Slade G
via mobile
Awe inspiring

I'm a college basketball fan usually only in March but I appreciate tradition and history so when I... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
AllisonL65
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Winter Springs, Florida
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Hinkle Fieldhouse has reigned as one of the nation's great sports arenas for more than eight decades. The classic facility was constructed in 1928 and it has stood up to the test of time, maintaining the splendor, character and atmosphere that made it one of the nation's most famous basketball arenas for nearly a century. Hinkle Fieldhouse was home to Indiana High School basketball's "Hoosier Hysteria" tournament until 1971 and is currently home to Butler basketball and volleyball. The current capacity after the most recent renovation is 9,100. The Fieldhouse was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983, and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987. Hinkle is open during regular business hours Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for free self-guided tours. Tickets are required for home athletic contests.
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  • Average5%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
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510 W 49th St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-3480
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I had heard of Hinkle Fieldhouse as a cathedral to basketball, and it didn't disappoint. The building has self-guided tours that allow you to see all that has happened in the building. The people of Butler were also extremely nice, professional, and informative through the...More

Thank Slade G
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I'm a college basketball fan usually only in March but I appreciate tradition and history so when I walked into the Hinkle Fieldhouse arena I was completely in awe of the surroundings. Standing on the edge of the court and looking up toward the iconic...More

Thank AllisonL65
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Attended a wedding at Hinkle Fieldhouse and it was beautiful! The floor was the perfect size to seat approx 200 people, and it was such a fun venue. The acoustics were good for the DJ, and the caterer was excellent.

Thank lverdouw
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A great place to watch a great basketball team! The Big East is a strong league-any team could win any game. Historic Hinkle was once the largest basketball fieldhouse but today it is among the smaller... Not a bad seat in the house!

Thank jammer24too
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

So for visitors from out of town as I was There is a garage/ramp on sunset/lake just a few blocks southwest Cost is $10 Allow time on each end to get in and out Best to stick around and take in the atmosphere Incredible venue...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The renovations are great! Attended Butler vs Providence men's basketball game 1/1. The fans here are the best! Not disrespectful of the opponents like many places these days. New seats are comfortable for a stadium.

Thank Babes3020
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I know I might be prejudiced but I feel there is nothing greater than to see a Butler Basketball game played to a full house. I have come to many games at Butler from when I was a high school student during Indiana State tournaments....More

Thank David R
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We walked around the campus and went in Hinkle Fieldhouse. It was easy to get in. This brings back a lot of memories. I was here for the 1961 State high school basketball finals and it was packed. It looks like less seats now, but...More

1  Thank Wheels282
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to walk through and the have the history of the building documented on various displays. Visitor parking in front..and free, obviously not a game day.

Thank advcards
Reviewed 11 April 2016

it is amazing to read the history of hinkle fieldhouse to build something that big someone had vision. I am glad somethings do not change over time and maintain its' history and legacy, would have been great to see a game. great information exhibits in...More

Thank avgjoey
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