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International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame

International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame

Bowling has a long and rich history, and today it is one of the most popular sports in the world.  Come 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. 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.

Exhibits:

The Inventors
Explore the inventors, innovators and perfecters of the game 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 the first American bowling “alley.”

The Advocates
Meet the earliest advocates of bowling. From King Henry the VIII to Budweiser®, the King of Beers, this sport has had more than its share of dedicated enthusiasts and loyal sponsors.

The Champions
Wander through our Bowling Hall of Fame. Follow the meteoric careers of bowling’s greatest champs at the touch of a screen.

The Innovations
The innovations of bowling unfold before your eyes through life-sized replicas, touch-screen kiosks, film montages and interactive games.

The Future
Witness the latest computer-assisted coaching techniques, explore the current trends in Olympic training and experience the growing movement of professional women’s bowling.

Stay at The Comfort Suites hotel in Grand Prairie when you visit The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame

Welcome to the brand-new Comfort Suites hotel in Grand Prairie – a hotel near Six Flags Amusement Park. This centrally located all-suites hotel is perfect for your next family getaway to DFW and features all new guest rooms and amenities

The Comfort Suites Grand Prairie is 2.9 miles from The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame.

The Comfort Suites Grand Prairie is located equidistant between DFW Airport and all of Arlington’s major attractions including AT&T Stadium, Six Flags over Texas, Six Flags, The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame and more.

If traveling with a family or for leisure in general, our hotel near Arlington puts you minutes from all the major theme parks and sporting/concert venues. Don’t miss out on all the exciting things to do in DFW while staying at the Comfort Suites Grand Prairie.

Address
621 Six Flags Dr. Arlington, TX 76011 (817) 385-8215 info@bowlingmuseum.com
Museum Hours:
Tue – Sat: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Sun: Noon – 6:00 pm Mon: Call for availability
Closed & Holiday Hours:
We will be closed: December 24 – December 25 & December 31 – January 1

 

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