Historic Heartland / Athens

Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall and Sports Museum

1 Selig Cir.
Athens, GA 30603

706-542-9036
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The Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall and Sports Museum houses memorabilia, touch-screen displays, and video highlights of the long and proud heritage of University of Georgia athletics. Exhibits include the 1980 National Championship football trophy and Heisman trophies won by Frank Sinkwich and Herschel Walker, as well as items from the 1996 Olympics competition in Athens, and updates of current happenings in all bulldog athletics. Free. Open 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Visitors can also view the Dooley Sculpture Garden, adjacent to the Butts-Mehre Buildings, which is about the length of a football field, containing 11 distinct garden areas.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Meeting Facilities, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible

    Suitable for Ages

    Adults (18+), Adults (21+), All Ages, Kids (5-8), Seniors (55+), Teens (13-18), Tweens (9-12)