Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame offers free admission through September

Peyton Manning began his collegiate career at UT in the first game of his freshman season. He finished as first-runner up to the 1997 Heisman Trophy, and was the #1 overall selection by the Indianapolis Colts in the 1998 NFL Draft. He was inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame in 2019. (Photo Provided)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — From Peyton Manning to Pat Summit the state of Tennessee boasts numerous world-class athletes and you can learn about all of them at the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. Now through the end of September, the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame and the Nashville Sounds will offer free admission to visitors.

“We’re thrilled to be able to offer visitors the opportunity to tour the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame free of charge,” said Brad Willis, Executive Director of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. “We appreciate the Nashville Sounds for stepping up to offer free admission through September, so visitors can learn about the heritage of sports in our state.”

The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame is open Tuesday-Sunday from 10am-4pm, and is located inside Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville. Attendees can enter through the Visit Music City Visitor Center, located at the corner of Rep John Lewis Way and Broadway. Interactive kiosks highlighting the three most recent classes, along with some of the most memorable plays from sports across the state, are some of the newest additions to the Hall, and new items are being added regularly.

The Nashville Sounds will host 36 home games at First Horizon Park from July through the end of September. Information about the Nashville Sounds can be found online at www.NashvilleSounds.com. The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame is located at 501 Broadway in Nashville. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. For more information, visit www.tshf.net.•

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