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Georgia Sports Hall of Fame

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Address: 301 Cherry Street, P.O. Box 4644, Macon, GA 31208
Phone Number: +1 478-752-1585 ext. 120
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Description: The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Macon, Georgia, is the...
The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Macon, Georgia, is the country's largest state sports museum. The 43,000 square feet state-of-the-art museum houses over 3,000 artifacts. From the old style ticket booths to the brick columns in the rotunda and special lighting, the museum invites visitors to experience the history of sports in Georgia with more than 14,000 square feet of high-energy exhibit space and a Hall of Fame corridor that honors the over 300 inductees.
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Wonderful walk through GA sports history

I was down in Macon for one night so I decided to go over to the GA Sports Hall of Fame. Being from Georgia, it was interesting to learn about all the unknown sports history. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
57 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I was down in Macon for one night so I decided to go over to the GA Sports Hall of Fame. Being from Georgia, it was interesting to learn about all the unknown sports history. I was amazed how many exhibits they had. I loved the interactive games and exhibits. I would suggest stopping by the museum if you are... More 

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Georgia Sports ... o, Manager at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your visit to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame! We are so glad you enjoyed our exhibits and the interactive area! We hope you will come back and visit us in 2015 to see the new displays for the Class of 2015, which will be inducted on February 21! Glad you... More 

St Paul, MN
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The entrance movie was excellent; and would be an inspiration especially for students - never give up. The displays were set up nicely - even sports figures from my home state were honored which was a good feeling.

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Georgia Sports ... o, Manager at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your visit! I am so glad that you enjoyed your experience at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Our film "Dare to be great" is a big hit with our student groups, glad you liked it as well! So glad you found some athletes from your home state. We hope... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
18 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I visited the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in August 2014. I thought the museum was affordable to visit, has interactive activities for children including tossing a football through a tire and the college sports exhibit featured all of Georgia colleges. As a graduate of the University of West Georgia, I found the display about UWG very informative. What I... More 

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Georgia Sports ... o, Manager at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit and the interactive area. Our gift shop is going through some renovations and we hope to have new GSHF merchandise with a larger variety after the new year. We hope you will come back for another visit. More 

Atlanta
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stopped in to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame on our way back to ATL. The place is beautiful. The exhibits are nice. You start out with a movie that is about 20 mins long. The auditorium it is in is set up like Ponce De Leon ballpark. I went there as a small child and that was neat.... More 

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Georgia Sports ... o, Manager at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at our museum! We really appreciate any feedback from our visitors! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and discovering some of the famous athletes from our great state of Georgia! I am sorry that you did not find any of your items on display... More 

Atlanta, ga
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184 reviews 184 reviews
44 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Perhaps under visited because not in Atlanta or savannah. Surprising history and displays for athletes from Georgia. Staff is very nice. Good place for professional meetings. Deserves our support

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Georgia Sports ... o, Communications Manager at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and that our friendly staff was able to assist you! We appreciate all of the support we get from our visitors and hope you will visit us again soon! Thanks again! More 

Albertville, Alabama
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This is a good way to kill an afternoon if your in town (or a local). Nice exhibits, very informative and entrance fee is reasonable. Lot's of cool memorabilia from the history of a state that has been blessed when it comes to sports.

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Georgia Sports ... o, Guest Relations Manager at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will visit again soon! More 

Macon, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Georgia Sports Hall of fame is located in beautiful down town Macon. My family and I had a great time traveling in time looking at the history of sports from all around Georgia. Some we knew of and a lot we did not. Not everything great is in ATLANTA, and the people was so nice as well with lots... More 

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Georgia Sports ... o, Guest Relations Manager at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us and our beautiful downtown area! Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experience with us and in Macon! I am so glad our staff was able to assist you and we hope you will come back for another visit. Thank you! More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Loved the interactive area upstairs. It needs a little bit of maintenance in some of the interactive areas. Overall worth a visit if you like sports.

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Georgia Sports ... o, Guest Relations Manager at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us! We hope to continue improving on our interactive area since it is a fun and active way for guests to have the ultimate sports experience with us. Thank you again for your feedback! More 

Cleveland
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98 reviews 98 reviews
25 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Not that many items. I was expecting a lot more, and there was few items there. I was expecting more about Young Stribling, especially since he was from Macon. One ticket and a belt was it. Georgia's athletes deserve better.

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Georgia Sports ... o, Guest Relations Manager at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback we really appreciate and welcome it so that we can continue to improve on our facility in hopes that our guests will have the best possible experience when they visit us. While we strive to honor and display the accomplishments of more than 300 Inductees we often rotate the artifacts found in our displays to... More 

Georgia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We loved the hands on fun at the Sports Hall of Fame from the time in the Sports Cars to the time on the Courts, we were actively engaged from the time we entered the doors. It was hard to leave. The time passed quickly during our visit. Smiles were abundant in our group on this date and if I... More 

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Georgia Sports ... o, Guest Relations Manager at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review! We are so glad that you and your family had a great experience at our facility! We would love to see the pictures and we hope you come back and visit us again! Thank you! More 

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