Sleep Inn & Suites
109 Florence Drive
Athens, GA 30606
Phone: (706) 850-1261
Fax: (706) 850-1113
Arts & Museums
Named after two of Georgia's most famous football coaches, Wallace Butts and Harry Mehre, and serving as a monument to the achievements of UGA sports teams, this museum pays tribute to over 100 years of Georgia's athletic programs while featuring football highlights on touch-screen video displays and an exhibit of Heisman trophies.
Provides an opportunity for school children and adults alike to learn about dozens of traditional arts and crafts through live demonstrations by area senior citizens.
The 11,400 square foot Environment, Natural Science, and Appropriate Technology Center provides science and natural science education for all ages and highlights energy-saving and "green" technology, construction, and architecture.
Housing a permanent collection of over 8,000 paintings, sculptures, and other works of art by regional, national, and international artists, this museum also features traveling exhibitions from all over the world and includes a cafe and a museum gift shop.
Displaying photographs and equipment of legends of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, this hall of fame honors past collegiate players, coaches, and contributors dating back to 1883 when the first national tennis tournament was held and the hall of fame is usually open during tennis tournaments and matches.
"The Birthplace of Anesthesia," this museum honors the physician who first used ether for surgical anesthesia when he performed the first painless surgery on March 30, 1842.
Madison Museum of Fine Art captivates art aficionados with its collection of sculptures and works of masters like Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Joseph Leyendecker. Apart from showcasing exquisite art works, the museum also stresses the need to understand and interpret the art collection rightly. The museum is also a weddings and event venue.
This museum documents and preserves the contributions that African Americans have made to the cultural and social life of the South and it is located in the historic circa 1895 Horace Moore House.
Located in a beautifully restored, circa 1895 Romanesque style redbrick schoolhouse, this center is the hub for regional arts and theater performances and the center features exhibits which depict life in the region during the 19th to early 20th century. Three additional galleries hold a wide variety of ever-changing art exhibits and visual and theatrical performances are held in the center's auditorium.