Jesse Owens Museum

Dedicated on June 29, 1996 with the arrival of the Olympic torch enroute to the Atlanta Games, the Jesse Owens Museum  & Park is a tribute to the life of Jesse Owens, track great, who captured four gold medals in 1936 Berlin Olympics.  The museum depicts Owens’ athletic and humanitarian achievements through interactive exhibits, a rare film, memorabilia and museum shop.  The park includes a sharecropper birth home replica, bronze statue, 1936 Olympic Torch replica, interactive broad jump pit, Olympic Gold Medal Oak Tree, picnic pavilions, basketball court, ball fields and playground.  Enjoy free Wifi. Hours: M-Sa 10  a.m.-4 p.m. Su 1 p.m. -4 p.m. and by appointment.

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