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The Carolina Basketball Museum

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Address: 450 Skipper Bowles Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone Number: +1 919-962-6000
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Great for Tar Heel fans

If you're a Tar Heel basketball fan, you'll love this museum. If not, you will find it boring. But that is probably obvious!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
tarheel617
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're a Tar Heel basketball fan, you'll love this museum. If not, you will find it boring. But that is probably obvious!

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florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a fascinating place even if you are a casual basketball fan (as I and my wife are). Of course if you are a Tar Heel, you might spend all day here! The opening 5 minute movie of UNC basketball sets up the experience. It was interesting to look at the different displays and read the letters written to... More 

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Thank caneguy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Didn't think I was going to enjoy this since I'm from PA and a Duke fan but this was really cool. Take the time and walk through, especially if you like college hoops. You can feel the history of the program as you walk around. Nice exhibits!

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Thank guldy58
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

It's a great museum - lots of video clips, game balls, uniforms. And it's free! Great look at the program as a whole, not just recent stuff.

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Thank Emma M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a terrific collection of UNC basketball history and lore! For any fan of college basketball (even if you are not a Tar Heel fan) this is a must see. Located adjacent to the "Dean Dome". Be sure to find Michael Jordan's offer letter to play at UNC. After the museum, take a stroll on the campus and then... More 

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Madeira Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This was one of the nicer surprises while visiting UNC for the day. It is a free museum that is nicely laid out and very informative. We did the self guided tour that starts with a nice introductory film. Worth a couple hours visit while in the area!

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Pennsylvania, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I am not a sports enthusiast by any means, but I do love museums and learning new things. This museum is small but is chock full of interesting information. So glad we stopped in.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We were in town and I'm a huge UNC fan so I was showing my child around the campus and we stopped by the basketball court. It wasn't open but one of the employees recommended to me to stop over to the museum. It was so cool, the women sitting at the entrance was adorable and was nice. We walked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The museum was great not only for a UNC fan but a fan of college basketball. Especially if you are there for a game.

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Thank Mike T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Nice tribute to the best college team. It would have been nice to have the Dean Smith Center open as well. Great for families

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