The Basketball hall of fame makes for a great day trip from Boston. It is located about an hour and a half from Boston in Springfield Mass where basketball was invented over one hundred years ago. Upon entering the museum there is a large basketball court with many many basketballs and several hoops including different hoops througout the ages. You can shoot around play or play a pickup game . Upstairs the museum begins with a history of the game a fun interactive area where you can test your jump reflexes etc then the official room with the hall of famers upstairs. It was a very fun trip kids wouldn't be bored and an avid fan would really enjoy it. Admission 15 for adults 11 for kids up to 15 yrs.