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Dean E. Smith Center

300 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-962-2296
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A perfect place to watch basketball

I took my grandson to a game recently. You can immediately tell that this was designed to be one of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David E
Beaufort, South Carolina
Awesome place for UNC basketball spirit!!

I never cared for basketball as an undergraduate student, but friends convinced me to attend a game... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susie H
Durham, North Carolina
via mobile
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300 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-962-2296
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my grandson to a game recently. You can immediately tell that this was designed to be one of basketball’s elite stadiums. There is not one seat that is obstructed by poles etc. I guess it’s dated by some of the new stadiums with...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I never cared for basketball as an undergraduate student, but friends convinced me to attend a game here last year. The crowd had such a great spirit, and everything was so lovely and covered in UNC light blue. I came back to watch UNC win...More

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In full disclosure, I am a long-time ushers at this venue. It's great for history and competitive basketball but is showing it's age a little. If you're a fan of UNC basketball, check for the non-ACC games or the exhibition game at the start of...More

Thank TarHeel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience if you can get tickets to a game. This is how basketball as a college game should be viewed.

Thank Nikki0715
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The banners, the blue, the bliss, and the beauty take you to another world. This place is worthy of its namesake.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

My family attended a game last night. We had to park in the Jackson building near the hospital. If you are not used to walking, get there early to park closer. Got to the entrance a lady walked up to me and with a not...More

Thank ques
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Went to this event with my boyfriend. He’s a Carolina /Tar Heels fan. Both of us were handicap and needed to sit up on the main floor. The attendants were helpful to give us 2 seats near 1130...

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Fantastic place to see an NCAA men's basketball game. Get there early so you can look around; so much history hanging up in the rafters.

Thank RottenBob
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The Dean Dome is the best place I've ever been to watch a college basketball game. The numbers hanging from the rafters are awe-inspiring, and reminiscing about the players who have come through the program brings wonderful thoughts to mind. And that's all before the...More

Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I visited in 1992 and it has been upgraded so expertly! Enjoyed all the rings, trophies, uniforms and videos of games! Highlight of my trip!

Thank Kathryn L
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Kaitlyn B
10 April 2017|
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Response from elandja | Reviewed this property |
Yes you just need to check hours and such before going. Make sure to take in the UNC Basketball Museum too.