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1401 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64106
United States

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The College Basketball Experience


(??.? miles from you)

1401 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64106
United States


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Why You Should Go...

The College Basketball Experience in Kansas City, MO, is the home of the nation's official hall of fame for men's college basketball. But don't expect what you'll see at other hall of fames. Expect ene

Learn how to slam dunk, challenge others to a full court press, or broadcast live from their ESPN-U desk. Of course, there's plenty of college basketball history here, too; together with recognition of our hall of fame greats from John Wooden to Shaquille O'Neal. This is an exclusive Kansas City attraction for families, friends, convention-goers, or celebrate your birthday or bachelor party here. They are open every day in March, and throughout summer, winter and spring school breaks.

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Why You Should Go...

The College Basketball Experience in Kansas City, MO, is the home of the nation's official hall of fame for men's college basketball. But don't expect what you'll see at other hall of fames. Expect energy, fun, and mostly, expect to sweat. Fun for ages 5-95, this hall of fame has over 20 interactive exhibits that test your skills.

Learn how to slam dunk, challenge others to a full court press, or broadcast live from their ESPN-U desk. Of course, there's plenty of college basketball history here, too; together with recognition of our hall of fame greats from John Wooden to Shaquille O'Neal. This is an exclusive Kansas City attraction for families, friends, convention-goers, or celebrate your birthday or bachelor party here. They are open every day in March, and throughout summer, winter and spring school breaks.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round; Closed on: Monday, Tuesday

Hours:

11:00am - 6:00pm

Closed

Closed

10:00am - 6:00pm

10:00am - 6:00pm

10:00am - 6:00pm

10:00am - 6:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Military

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Warning: This is not a museum. You will sweat! Wear your comfortable shoes and clothing. There is no need to bring your own basketballs, they are provided; and women's or children's basketballs are available upon request.

Outside food and drink are not permitted, nor are large bags. Lockers are available for 50 cents. Refillable water bottles are acceptable. Vending machines are available and require cash. Guests may pass-out and re-enter The CBE within the same day with a valid admission.

Discounts can be found at visitors centers, hotels, iFamilyKC magazines, with Sports Commission membership, to all convention-goers with your convention badge, and by checking their Twitter (@thecbe) Facebook (The CBE) and website online.

Fun Facts

The CBE is the official Hall of Fame for Men's College Basketball, and it's right here in Kansas City. The perfect choice, KC has hosted more tournaments than any other city, parented the NCAA and NABC, previously headquartered the NCAA and Big 8, and is the current home to NAIA's Headquarters.

Less than an hour from KC is the 'birthplace of men's college basketball.' The game's inventor James Naismith, coached for the University of Kansas where the first team played in 1899. Naismith's student Phog Allen succeed his coach, becoming one of the most influential basketball coaches early on.

You may have a brush with greatness while inside. Recording artists include Bruno Mars, Reality TV Stars like David Cook, WNBA stars like Tamika Catchings, the Globe Trotters, Ringling Bros performers, and more have come in to hoop it up at The CBE. Did we mention Hall of Famers from Magic to Shaq?

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Why You Should Go...

The College Basketball Experience in Kansas City, MO, is the home of the nation's official hall of fame for men's college basketball. But don't expect what you'll see at other hall of fames. Expect energy, fun, and mostly, expect to sweat. Fun for ages 5-95, this hall of fame has over 20 interactive exhibits that test your skills.

Learn how to slam dunk, challenge others to a full court press, or broadcast live from their ESPN-U desk. Of course, there's plenty of college basketball history here, too; together with recognition of our hall of fame greats from John Wooden to Shaquille O'Neal. This is an exclusive Kansas City attraction for families, friends, convention-goers, or celebrate your birthday or bachelor party here. They are open every day in March, and throughout summer, winter and spring school breaks.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round; Closed on: Monday, Tuesday

Hours:
11:00am - 6:00pm
Closed
Closed
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Military

How You Can Follow...

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Insider Info

Warning: This is not a museum. You will sweat! Wear your comfortable shoes and clothing. There is no need to bring your own basketballs, they are provided; and women's or children's basketballs are available upon request.

Outside food and drink are not permitted, nor are large bags. Lockers are available for 50 cents. Refillable water bottles are acceptable. Vending machines are available and require cash. Guests may pass-out and re-enter The CBE within the same day with a valid admission.

Discounts can be found at visitors centers, hotels, iFamilyKC magazines, with Sports Commission membership, to all convention-goers with your convention badge, and by checking their Twitter (@thecbe) Facebook (The CBE) and website online.

Fun Facts

The CBE is the official Hall of Fame for Men's College Basketball, and it's right here in Kansas City. The perfect choice, KC has hosted more tournaments than any other city, parented the NCAA and NABC, previously headquartered the NCAA and Big 8, and is the current home to NAIA's Headquarters.

Less than an hour from KC is the 'birthplace of men's college basketball.' The game's inventor James Naismith, coached for the University of Kansas where the first team played in 1899. Naismith's student Phog Allen succeed his coach, becoming one of the most influential basketball coaches early on.

You may have a brush with greatness while inside. Recording artists include Bruno Mars, Reality TV Stars like David Cook, WNBA stars like Tamika Catchings, the Globe Trotters, Ringling Bros performers, and more have come in to hoop it up at The CBE. Did we mention Hall of Famers from Magic to Shaq?

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$5 off admission, 20% off of Hoop Shop. Admission items may not be combined, Autograph and bobbleheads not included.

$5 off admission, 20% off of Hoop Shop. Ad...

$5 off admission, 20% off of Hoop Shop. Admission items may not be combined, Autograph and bobbleheads not included.

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