National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum

Named for wrestling legend and Waterloo native Dan Gable, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum features the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa, the Alan and Gloria Rice Greco-Roman Hall of Champions and the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. It also features the Dan Gable Teaching Center and its wrestling room, providing opportunities for area youth to train. The museum has interactive exhibits and electronic kiosks, as well as the opportunity to watch NCAA Championship matches from the 1930s to present day.

Contact Us

303 Jefferson St.
Waterloo, Iowa 50701
Phone: (319) 233-0745

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Weekends by appointment (please call ahead)


Adults – $7
Students – $4
Senior Citizen (65 and older)/Military – $4
Family of 5 – $12
6 yrs old and under – Free

Group and Team Pricing Available


Jim Miller, Director,
Mike Doughty, Development Officer,
Rebecca Roper, Museum Manager,

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Our Mission: To honor the sport of wrestling by preserving its history, recognizing extraordinary individual achievements, and inspiring future generations