UPDATE: Packers' Hall of Fame to close until April 2015

UPDATED Sunday, November 17, 2013 --- 6:21 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Packers' Hall of Fame in Lambeau Field will be closed for over a year as part of the atrium renovation project.

According to the team, workers are dismantling and removing exhibits in preparation for the construction of the new Packers Pro Shop in that area.

The Hall of Fame will close starting on Monday. The new one will open in April 2015 in sections of the first and second floors of the atrium. Construction is set to begin in July 2014.

The nonprofit that operates the hall is expected to loan some memorabilia to the Neville Public Museum. The details and timing of a display haven't been released yet.

The Packers Pro Shop will remain open through the renovations. Curly's Pub will close briefly beginning in February 2015.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press


Posted Saturday, October 26, 2013 --- 7:19 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame will close next month to make way for construction, and won't reopen until 2015.

The Hall of Fame is in the basement of the Lambeau Field Atrium. A Press-Gazette Media report says the Hall will be moved to make way for a new Packers Pro Shop.

The new Packers Hall of Fame will be located in sections of the first and second floors of the atrium.

The atrium will remain open for events throughout construction.

Some of the items from the team's Hall of Fame are being lent to the Neville Public Museum until the hall reopen in April 2015.

The construction is part of a $141 million project that's being paid for in full by the team, with no public money.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press

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