Jesse Owens Museum

7019 County Road 203, Danville, AL 35619 - United States





Printed ticket required

Please have the printed Museum Day ticket with you for admission!
Free Admission with printed ticket only.

Dedicated on June 29, 1996 with the arrival of the Olympic torch en route to the Atlanta Games, the Jesse Owens Memorial Park & Museum is a tribute to the life of Jesse Owens. The museum depicts Owens’ athletic and humanitarian achievements through interactive exhibits, a rare film and memorabilia. The park located at Owens’ birthplace includes a sharecropper birth-home replica, bronze statue, 1936 Olympic torch replica, interactive broad jump pit, picnic pavilions and playground.

The Jesse Owens Museum will be free on Museum Day, however, regular admission on other days is $5.


Olympic Track shoes

Olympic Track Uniforms

AAU Medals


General memorabilia

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