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Carolina Basketball Museum

Located on the UNC campus, the Carolina Basketball Museum is a unique facility that celebrates the history of the UNC men's basketball program. It is located at 450 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.. The facility is free to visit, and offers a range of multimedia displays. The museum features over 500 artifacts, including game videos and photos. The museum also features interactive presentations showcasing Carolina's history in basketball.


The museum is adjacent to the Koury Natatorium. The museum was created as a permanent exhibit to honor former Tar Heel basketball coach Dean Smith. The museum is 8,000 square feet and is filled with artifacts from Tar Heel basketball history. It is the first of its kind in the United States.

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There are 40 displays in the museum, each containing different artifacts and displays. The first museum feature to greet visitors is a 6-minute video that introduces the history of Tarheel basketball and pays tribute to Coach Smith. This video includes Smith's official scorebook from the first game at UNC, a game against Virginia that Smith won by an 80-46 margin. The museum also features a six-minute theatrical presentation that pays tribute to former Tar Heel greats Roy Williams and Tyler Hansbrough.


Other displays feature memorabilia from other Tar Heel basketball players. This museum is a must-see for any Tar Heel fan. There are also old uniforms and NCAA championship rings on display. The museum is also home to Michael Jordan's original signed national letter of intent.


The Carolina Basketball Museum is also home to the Ernie Williamson Athletics Center, which houses offices and the Ticket Office for the athletics department. This center also houses Carolina's video screens and production studios. The Carolina Basketball Museum is located on the first floor of the Athletics Center. It is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. During regular business hours, parking is available in the Williamson Lot.


In the museum's main space, there are interactive displays that focus on Carolina's basketball history and the game of basketball itself. These displays include Carolina's 18 Final Four appearances, six national championships, and their 17 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament titles. Other displays feature player uniforms, videos, and statistics.


The Carolina Basketball Museum is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m., and on Saturdays, from 9 a.m.-1 a.m. It is closed on Sundays. There are also free community events that are held at the facility. You can learn more about the museum on its website.


The Carolina Basketball Museum also features an online shop where visitors can buy apparel and other accessories. Visitors can also book a tour of the museum. A docent-led tour is also available. Visitors are encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines. There are also hand sanitizing stations located throughout the museum.


Carolina's basketball museum has a number of interactive displays that feature the history of the Tarheel basketball program, Carolina's 18 Final Four appearances, and the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championships. There is also a special display highlighting Michael Jordan's career at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition, there is a special display that features items from Phil Ford.

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