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Greyhound Hall of Fame


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Greyhound Hall of Fame Abilene, Kansas, also known as the Greyhound Capital of the nation, hosts the Greyhound Hall of Fame which offers the entire family a thorough and exciting introduction to the Greyhound, the sport, and its long and colorful history. The history of Greyhounds from 5,000 B.C., through its rich heritage in England and Ireland, to its racing development in America is presented in colorful displays.

Pioneers of the Greyhound industry and outstanding Greyhounds from America, Australia, Great Britain, and Ireland are immortalized in the Hall of Fame area. Displays from major Greyhound tracks across the country are also featured in the museum. Interactive computer displays let the viewer select and breed winning Greyhounds, or watch major races from the past to the present. Five and ten minute video presentations show visitors how Greyhounds are raised, trained, and raced.


Guided Tours are available throughout the year by advance request.


Admission: Free Admission - Recommended donation of $1/person
Hours: We are open 7 days a week, 9am-4:45pm daily.
Address: 407 S Buckeye
Phone: 785-263-3000
Our Website:www.greyhoundhalloffame.com

Come visit us in Abilene, Kansas

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