Chapel Hill -- The University of North Carolina Basketball Museum will be
open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., beginning on July 12, 2008. The
museum, located on the first floor of the Ernie Williamson Athletics Center
adjacent to the Smith Center, has attracted nearly 25,000 visitors since it
opened in January.
Starting the week of July 7, the museum will be open each Tuesday through
Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday mornings, except for University
holidays. Admission remains free. (Note: The museum will be closed on
Monday, July 7.)
The museum chronicles the history of UNC Basketball and includes nearly 500
authentic artifacts, hundreds of photographs, and videos of various players,
coaches, championships and historic moments.
Museum hours on home football Saturdays and home basketball games will be
announced at a later date and posted on TarHeelBlue.com.
Groups of 20 or more people should contact Clara Andrews at (919) 843-9921
to coordinate scheduling.