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Booth Family Hall of Athletics

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Address: 1651 Naismith Dr, Allen Fieldhouse‎, Lawrence, KS 66045-4069
Phone Number: +1 785-864-7050
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College BBall Heaven

I learned so much about the history of college basketball as well as Kansas basketball. My best friend who wasn't really into college basketball but came with me on my trip here... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 February 2016
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Aurora, Colorado
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Augusta, GA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

I found this a basic trophy case but enjoyed very much learning about the history of basketball as started here. It was also fun to test our wing span against famous KU basketball grads and to see the inside of Allen Fieldhouse. Otherwise reminded me of a big high school brag exhibit, mostly basketball.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Anyone with a history of college sports and enjoyment of basketball history it is a mecca for that person.

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

I learned so much about the history of college basketball as well as Kansas basketball. My best friend who wasn't really into college basketball but came with me on my trip here is now in love with the Kansas Jayhawks. The experience was amazing here I would recommend saving a bunch of money so you can buy all new KU... More 

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Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

I posted this on the University of Kansas page but maybe it would be more appropriate here so here goes: We're a french-irish couple with a seven-year-old son and we'd been in New York for three days to visit friends when my partner (who is basketball-crazy - I am a basketball widow in March because he stays up til crazy... More 

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Oak Ridge, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We traveled from TN to watch the ballgame. Allen Fieldhouse is a great place to watch a game. Wished we had won. The KU fans were super nice and the place was LOUD!

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Just inside the entrance to Allen Fieldhouse (referred to by some as the "Cathedral of Basketball"), this place showcases Kansas University's history of basketball, going back to its invention in the 1890s by KU's first coach, James Naismith.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

The Booth Family Hall offers a nice tribute and history of KU athletics and it is fittingly located in the Allen Fieldhouse which has been a venue for great moments in KU sports history.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Very interesting to visit and go back in time to the beginning of sports play at the university. Would go back to see what I missed!

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

A visit to Lawrence could not be complete without a visit of Allen. It is presented with all of the great achievements of Kansas and their phenomenal program.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

If you love or even like the game of basketball you have to make the pilgrimage to this place. It is amazing and fun for the whole family!

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