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I was thrilled to go to the newly renovated Basketball Museum for the second time. It was great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sarasota, Florida

For someone that loves Tar Heels basketball this was a great experience. For someone that getting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Summerville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 2 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
1  Thank Terry C
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

It's such a great little museum and they have put a lot of energy into it. If you want to check out where Michael Jordan first played (and even his acceptance letter!) then it's for you. It's free (although obviously a donation never hurts!) and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The location is very hard to find and parking can be terrible but if your a Carolina Basketball fan you must visit despite the challenges!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Stopped by when visiting the area. Well done museum covering the history of UNC basketball. Outstanding exhibits from Dean Smith to Michael Jordan and a great display of national championship trophies. A "must see" stop for the college basketball fan!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 86MissyJ
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

My visits was right before the snow redo with duke. My friend who is a NC basketball walking encyclopedia was with me. We toured this museum and if you are a fan of the college game then this is a must see. I would call...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank mark s
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We loved our visit to this museum. If you are a fan of college basketball, this is a must stop. They do a great job showing off the history of UNC basketball.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gary G
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The most complete history of UNC basketball fortunes, written and visual. A most helpful volunteer initiated us before the tour. Thank you!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Tina C
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I believe it was free
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It is also open until one hour before game time when there are home games at the Smith Center