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North Carolina Basketball Museum

This is the best on-campus museum I've ever been too. a must visit for any college basketball fan... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
psteelerfan77
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Salem, Oregon
Unbelievable and Awesome Experience !!

If you are any kind of sports fan and you love basketball, then this is a must see and do place in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DannyWasserman
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best on-campus museum I've ever been too. a must visit for any college basketball fan and it's free! I didn't watch all of the videos and was still there for 2 hours. Basketball history heaven.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank psteelerfan77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are any kind of sports fan and you love basketball, then this is a must see and do place in Chapel Hill, NC. It has all the lore of the whole program and all the exciting players that played for this program as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Year by year highlights, memorabilia, video and audio. Check to make sure it's open. Well worthwhile.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank keylime44
Reviewed 9 February 2019

this is wonderful place to visit if you love college basketball. Dean Smith was one of the best college coaches ever and ran the best program of any in college basket ball. Take a trip down memory lane and revisit college basketball before it became...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank skinisin
Reviewed 6 February 2019

Whether you are a UNC fan or a fan of sports in general, this is a must see attraction. The pictures, memorabilia and trophies were so impressive to see. A must see!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Craig S
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

This museum is awesome for any Tarheel fan or basketball fan. So rich in history. The video you watch when you enter gave me chills. I had to watch the video again as we were leaving. All the memorabilia was so unbelievable to see. As...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wishtwins
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I was thrilled to go to the newly renovated Basketball Museum for the second time. It was great walking through the history of basketball that is over 100 years old. You will see all the trophies and even learn about the undefeated season of 1924...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KimmyUNC
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

For someone that loves Tar Heels basketball this was a great experience. For someone that getting to understand basketball, this is a great place. Uniforms shoes nets and other items are here to look at. Short video is played before you go in and that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 214dolphins
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Everybody loves Michael Jordan. And here you can see some highlights of his college career, and learn other things about the UNC basketball program. The museum is very well done.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank str8oz
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Even if you are not a Carolina fan, you will be impressed with this wonderful collection of memorabilia from one of the nation's top collegiate programs. This free museum has many video exhibits which explain the importance of most of the things on display.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Tina C
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Response from 690MichaelG690 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was free
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Jerry W
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It is also open until one hour before game time when there are home games at the Smith Center
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