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Inside the Museum


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About | Overview


Discover the region’s premier sports museum brimming with one-of-a-kind bowling artifacts, a unique bowling experience and a cutting-edge glimpse at the far-flung future of this global pastime. Pass through Bowling’s Hall of Fame where rare photos and vintage film clips tell the stories of bowling’s greatest legends. The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame collects, preserves and exhibits the 5,000-year history of the worldwide sport of bowling. From the ancient Egyptians to British monarchs to an enterprising German immigrant, follow the sport’s journey from archeological digs... to American taverns... to today's cutting-edge computer assisted training centers. No visit to the International Bowling Campus is complete without experiencing the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame.


The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame is located within the International Bowling Campus. The IBC is the educational, scientific and governing home of the sport. In addition to the museum, on campus you will find the Bowling Proprietors Association of America, The United States Bowling Congress, the International Training and Research Center. For information about how to enroll in lessons at the ITRC see the learn more button below.


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621 Six Flags Dr.
Arlington, TX 76011
(817) 385-8215

Museum Hours

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the museum is closed until further notice. Please check our social media for further updates.

Closed & Holiday Hours

We will be closed:
Thursday, July 4, 2019 - Independence Day
Friday, July 5, 2019 - Company Holiday
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Thanksgiving
Friday, November 29, 2019 - Day After Thanksgiving
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - New Year’s Eve
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - New Year’s Day


Adults: $9.50
Senior 65 and over: $7.50
Children 4 to 18: $7.50
Children 3 and under: Free
Special group rates available: Call (817)385-8213

For more information about the museum call us at (817)385-8215 / (800) 514-2695.

Mission Statement

The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame collects, preserves and researches bowling’s history, provides a suitable home for bowling’s major halls of fame, and makes the museum’s information and collection available to interested parties globally for education, promotion and entertainment while promoting the sport and industry to as many people as possible, thus providing value and visibility to its industry.

Vision Statement

To be a World Class International Museum and Hall of Fame admired for its promotional outreach, effective use of technology and bowling industry support.