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The Carolina Basketball Museum

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Address: 450 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3433
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This is a great little museum, packed with Tar Heel memorabilia. A must see for any NC fan. Kind of hard to get to with all the construction in the area. I am assuming this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 August 2015
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Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Took my teenage son here while my daughter was touring UNC. We passed a solid 45 minutes checking out all of the memorabilia and stories - definitely a worthwhile stop on our trip

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is a great little museum, packed with Tar Heel memorabilia. A must see for any NC fan. Kind of hard to get to with all the construction in the area. I am assuming this will be all cleaned up before the 1st football game.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Perfect museum to memorialize the best basketball program. UNC basketball has played a large role in college basketball fro the coaches to the players. Memorabilia and videos make this a must see. Closed on Sundays.

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

If you are in the Chapel Hill area and are a huge fan of basketball; This is a great museum that showcase a good college basketball program-this is a Must-go place! Even though is mostly about UNC; there is a section where personalities such as MJ history is mentioned. I was impressed but the collection the museum has and I... More 

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Wilson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Authentic memorabilia from the Tar Heels past victories and personalities. Videos of key plays are included. A must see for Tar Heel fans.

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Chapel Hill, Nc, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

If you visit Chapel Hill and UNC, the basketball museum is a must. The history of the best univeersity basketball program in the country is beautifully presented, organized and is great for all ages. i brought my grand sons age 8 and 12 and they were thrilled.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

A great museum dedicated to showcasing a great college basketball program - UNC Tarheels. This museum is jam packed with memorabilia. If you a a basketball fan (even if not a UNC fan) you will love this museum. Takes you back to the players, coaches and NCAA college basketball highlights. You will not be disappointed - guaranteed!

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Beulaville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

I loved to see the history of Carolina Basketball. I remember these players, these coaches and they were a part of growing up in Eastern NC. It was a great visit for parents and kids.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

The UNC Basketball Museum is world class. It is a well done display of the history this storied program in a first class setting. Admission is free - which is very nice. My son and I toured in about an hour - which included us watching about four of the videos. The Dean Smith and Michael Jordan sections are -... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

The Carolina Basketball Museum is on the University of North Carolina campus, right near the Dean Smith Center where the games are played. I brought friends here who are into basketball and they loved it. There are all sorts of artifacts from past and present players. There is a special glass case just for Michael Jordon who went to university... More 

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