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“A must stop”
Review of Hoosier Gym

Hoosier Gym
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

If you've seen the movie "Hoosiers" you'll appreciate a stop at this gym. It's well preserved and the opportunity to shoot on the floor used in the movie is great. Take time to sit in the bleachers ,take a few pictures and visit the locker room.

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Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Even though I'm not a basketball fan, anyone who has seen the movie 'Hoosiers' has to see this place. It gave me goosepimples walking in...it is exactly how it was in the movie! The tour guide that was there knew absolutely everything about the building, people and movie. You can see the locker room, sit in the bleachers & shoot a basket ot two. It is a great side trip when you're in Indiana.

Thank wyde1340
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

Nice old gym, really kept up well!! Nice place for quick stop and stretch your legs! If you liked the movie "Hoosiers" you must stop and see!!

Thank osumom31
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

So reminiscent of scenes from the movie that I thought Coach Dale was going to come out and run us through drives. Great place to stop, stretch our legs, and shoot some baskets. Volunteer staff was very welcoming.

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Reviewed 12 December 2013

This is an incredibly cool place to visit, especially if you are a fan of the movie Hoosiers and remember legendary single class basketball in Indiana. Located about midway between Indianapolis and Richmond, it's just a slight jog off of I-70 and is free. Donations are welcomed. Just stepping into the gym is like stepping back 50 years. Inside you'll find memorabilia, a very cool old ticket booth, and the gym just as it appeared in Hoosiers, complete with the Hickory banner. Several adults and kids were shooting hoops on the perfectly polished hardwood. We also toured the locker room used for the famous scenes in the movie. A local volunteer was on hand to give us a tour and pass along a lot of little tidbits about the making of Hoosiers, such as where the actors stayed and an interesting ad lib by Dennis Hopper. Our favorite spot? The place where Gene Hackman said "Welcome to Indiana basketball" before entering the packed gym. Hickory t-shirts and game jerseys are available for sale, and you'll want to take plenty of photos. This is a perfect tribute to one of the best sports films of all-time and to the memory of what Indiana basketball was really like when the cracker box gyms ruled the day. Do not miss this wonderful experience.

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