The new Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame will be dedicated Thursday, September 4th, 2003 as part of "Rebirth of a Legend," the grand opening week for the redeveloped Lambeau Field.
The 5 p.m. ceremony will feature guest appearances by Ron Wolf, Bart Starr, and other celebrity guests.
"We are very excited to have the Hall of Fame located at Lambeau Field," said Packers COO and Executive Vice President John Jones. "The Packers Hall of Fame is the only team specific hall of fame in the National Football League. It exemplifies the international love and admiration fans have world wide for the team."
The official opening of the Packers Hall of Fame will be Monday, September 8. Once open, the Hall of Fame will operate daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., except on game days, when it will be closed.
The new 25,000 square foot museum features 15 new videos and more than 75 exhibits, including:
- A recreation of the legendary coach Vince Lombardi's office - visitors can even sit at his desk
- The lockers of all 20 Packers in the Pro Football Hall of Fame
- A life-size recreation of the Ice Bowl, completed with famed quarterback Bart Starr calling "the play"
- A special children's area where kids can dress up like Packers players and do the Lambeau leap
- A tribute area to Packers fans, which includes life size figures of Packers players riding neighborhood children's bikes to and from training camp sessions
- The plaques of all 130 members of the Packers Hall of Fame
- A display of the team's three Super Bowl trophies and rings
- The dedication ceremony is free and open to the public.
Admittance into the Hall of Fame beginning Sept. 8:
Adult - $10.00
Senior - $ 8.00
Children - $ 5.00
Children (5 & under) Free