Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

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700 Hall of Fame Drive


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1 to 2 hours Time to Spend


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The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, dedicated to all levels of women's basketball, is a great place to learn about the game's history and key players over the years. Spanning 35,000 square feet, the facility features the Hall of Honors, which displays the names of noted players inducted into the Hall of Fame. In addition, visitors can test their own basketball skills on three different courts and enjoy a fun photo area where they can pretend to be different players. What's more, the museum is home to the world's largest basketball, measuring 30 feet in height and weighing 10 tons.

Recent travelers said this is a must-visit for basketball fans, with great exhibits, and lots to see and learn.

The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame is open May 1 through Labor Day, Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. From Labor Day through April 30, it is open Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission costs $7.95 for adults and $5.95 for children ages 6 to 15; kids 5 and younger enjoy free entrance. The venue is located across the street from the James White's Fort near downtown. For more information, visit the official website.

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