National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum

National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum 405 W Hall of Fame Ave
Stillwater, OK 74075

Phone: 405-377-5243
Fax: 405-377-5244
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Come to Stillwater to visit the National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum, the only museum of its kind in the country. This museum is dedicated solely to the sport and is home to many exhibits, art and memorabilia from its vast history. The museum is home to the largest collection of collegiate and Olympic wrestling uniforms in the world. The Hall of Fame celebrates all the inductees who have contributed to wrestling and achieved high honors in the sport including Distinguished Members as well as recipients of the Medal of Courage, Order of Merit, Outstanding American, Lifetime Achievement, Lifetime Service and Dave Schultz High School Excellence awards.

Come to Stillwater to visit the National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum, the only museum of its kind in the country. This museum is dedicated solely to the sport and is home to many exhibits, art and memorabilia from its vast history. The museum is home to the largest collection of collegiate and Olympic wrestling uniforms in the world. The Hall of Fame celebrates all the inductees who have contributed to wrestling and achieved high honors in the sport including Distinguished Members as well as recipients of the Medal of Courage, Order of Merit, Outstanding American, Lifetime Achievement, Lifetime Service and Dave Schultz High School Excellence awards.

The educational exhibits of the museum cover a wide range of history. Explore the African American Wrestling Experience Exhibit that displays the history of African American achievements in the sport from Harold Hanson’s 1949 appearance in the NCAA tournament to Olympic gold. The Gold Standard honors the impressive feats of the 47 Olympic champions in wrestling who have won a combined 50 gold medals through the use of videos, a digital booklet and more. The 1948 Olympic Wrestling Team exhibit shines a spotlight on one of the most impressive wrestling teams in history with a record eight Hall of Fame Distinguished Members.

The John Vaughn Hall of Honors and Outstanding American Room are full of memorabilia from some of wrestling’s best athletes. Browse through Olympic uniforms, photographs and a library full of books, NCAA Guides and historic NCAA brackets all dedicated to the history of the mat. Marvel at a list of more than 5,000 wrestlers who have been added to the Wall of Champions. Oklahoma State University is known for its excellence in wrestling and lists many of its own athletes in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum on the Stillwater campus.

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum also houses a video theater, granite plaques from Granite, Oklahoma, and a scroll from 200-300 AD.

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop, Meeting Space Available

  • Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Group Rates Available

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Monday

9:00 am

4:30 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am

4:30 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am

4:30 pm

Thursday

9:00 am

4:30 pm

Friday

9:00 am

4:30 pm

Open weekends by appointment.

Located on the OSU campus on the SW corner of Hall of Fame Ave and Duck St.

Primary Contact:

Victoria Stuettgen




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From TravelOK.com Staff on 09/12/11

LaMar, according to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum web site, Thomas Landrum is listed on the site with his 5th place finish in the 1980 NCAA Division I Collegiate Championship. For more information, visit the web site for the museum using the red web site link above or better yet, visit the museum soon. Thank you for using TravelOK.com.


From laMARburks on 09/08/11

is thomas landrum in the wrestling hall of fame


 
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