National Wrestling Hall of Fame


America’s shrine to the sport of wrestling, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum, is a focal point for preserving the heritage of the sport, celebrating new achievements, and encouraging the youth of our land to aspire to lofty goals.

Open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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Come to Stillwater to visit the National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum which reopened in June 2016 following a $3.8 million renovation.


America’s shrine to the sport of wrestling, it now features interactive exhibits and electronic kiosks, as well as the opportunity to watch NCAA Championship matches from the 1930s to present day.


Open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Visitors can also visit the John T. Vaughan Hall of Honors where the greatest names in wrestling are recognized, including iconic granite plaques presented to Distinguished Members since the Hall of Fame opened in 1976.


The Paul K. Scott Museum of History showcases a portion of the largest collection of wrestling artifacts and memorabilia in the world, including the most collegiate and Olympic wrestling uniforms, and portraits of every United States wrestling gold medalist.


Wrestling truly is for everyone and the diversity and accessibility of the sport continues to be highlighted through exhibits featuring females, African Americans, Native Americans, and Latino Americans.


The William S. Hein Library houses wrestling books from around the world, historical documents, including NCAA guides and results, and bound copies of Amateur Wrestling News dating back to 1956.


The National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum was founded as a nonprofit organization in 1976 to honor the sport of wrestling, preserve its history, recognize extraordinary individual achievements, and inspire future generations.

NWHOF Events Calendar

June  2016
Events on June 3, 2016
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Events on June 10, 2016
  • Dan Gable Celebrity Golf Tournament

    June 10, 201612:00 am

    Centennial Oaks Golf Club, Waverly, IA 50677, United States

    Centennial Oaks Golf Club
    19 Eagle Ridge Dr.
    Waverly, IA 50677
    Celebrity Announcement - 10:00AM
    Shotgun Start - 10:30AM
    Social to follow afterward

Events on June 11, 2016
  • Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa

    June 11, 201612:00 am

    Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, 200 W 4th St, Waterloo, IA 50701, United States

    Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center
    205 West 4th St.
    Waterloo, IA 50701
    Reception - 4:00pm
    Banquet - 5:00pm
    Induction Ceremony - 6:00pm

  • World Cup

    June 11, 201612:00 am

    Los Angeles, CA, USA

Events on June 12, 2016