Blue Heaven Museum to move

Chapel Hill, NC – The Blue Heaven Basketball Museum is excited to announce its impending relocation within Chapel Hill!

The Museum opened November 3, 2000 in the Chapel Hill North Center near the intersection of Airport Road and I-40, quickly becoming a must-see tourist attraction for basketball fans and garnering critical praise from visitors and media. Blue Heaven houses the largest public exhibition of Carolina Basketball memorabilia in the country.

"Although we have enjoyed our first year in the current facility, the opportunity to move closer to town and campus will make it easier for our fans to experience Blue Heaven," said Museum Director David Daly. "Being off campus offered many advantages such as parking and accessibility, but we realized early on, to be within walking distance of campus and Franklin Street was where the Museum should be, and that became our goal to find a suitable venue. We will make an announcement soon on our new location and reopening."

Meanwhile, Blue Heaven's mission of preserving UNC Basketball history through memorabilia, film, video, photographs, and other multi-media will continue. The Museum's website will remain active during the relocation and fans can stay up-to-date with the progress by logging onto or calling 919.929.5877.

Blue Heaven's last day in the Chapel Hill North Center will be January 31st, the day of the Duke game. "Hopefully we can celebrate our move and a victory over Duke all at the same time!" Daly says.

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From the peach basket to the slam dunk, the ‘Father of Basketball' to the ‘Dean of Coaches'; from UNC legends Lennie Rosenbluth, Phil Ford, and Michael Jordan to current superstars Jerry Stackhouse, Antawn Jamison, and Vince Carter, ‘Nothing Could Be Finer' than a visit to THE BLUE HEAVEN BASKETBALL MUSEUM!


For more information, please contact David Daly at 919.929.5877, email, or log onto

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