Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum

  The Real Brick & Mortar Hall of Fame & Museum for Professional Wrestling!


Monday - CLOSED

Tuesday - CLOSED 

Wednesday - CLOSED

Thursday - 10am to 3pm

Friday - 10am to 3pm

Saturday - 10am to 5pm

Sunday - 1pm to 5pm

Volunteers may close hall early on Sundays if downtown is quiet. 


will take effect after May 1st! 


Regular Admission -
$3.00 per person
5 & under - FREE
Military (active / retired) - $2.00
Seniors (65 & up) - $2.00
Group Tour Prices
Call the PWHF for Info
regarding scheduling a guided tour or renting facility for event!

If you are coming to Wichita Falls for the PWHF, we will be happy to stay open or open on an off day if we have advanced notice! 


First Wichita Building

(locally called Big Blue)

712 8th St., Suite 100

Wichita Falls, TX 76301



Contact the PWHF via email to schedule at tour on days we are closed. 

WFWA & PWHF have announced a way for others to show their wrestling skills! 

email ASAP - slots are filling fast, or follow their Facebook page.... 

Entrants into the Over the Top Rope Challenge are announced on the WFWA Facebook page!

Just a little more than a month away from the 18th Annual Induction weekend full of events May 16, 17 & 18th, 2019!!

Wichita Falls will be taken over with Professional Wrestling for the entire weekend! 

With 7 living PWHF Inductees this year, we are excited that 5 of them will be joining the festivities this year. 

Confirmed to attend....

Ronnie "Hands of Stone" Garvin

Beverly "the Hammer" Shade

Bob Roop

Abdullah the Butcher

Randy Rose, one of the original Midnight Express

Plus WFWA, "Where Wrestling Comes First", is bringing in some of the best Indie Wrestlers from coast to coast. We are excited to welcome these greats to our town too! 

Watch here for the flyer and updates soon!!! 

#pwhfproud #pwhffamily #2019PWHFInduction #wrestlinghistorylives

18th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Activities Tickets are selling now and fast! We will be making more announcements soon about Inductees, Hall of Famers & Legends who will be attending. 

Sponsorships are still available for the Induction events such as the Q&A with Chris Whaley and showing of the Masked Saint, as well as the WFWA presented Wrestling Under the Stars IV event, Banquet and more. 

Become involved in an organization that honors the men & women of this great sport/business.

Also, we have a few tables left for the Trade Show. If you are an organization, promotion or sell merchandise, contact the PWHF today. If you reserve your table before April 15th, receive 50% off Table cost. Email Subject Line - Trade Show Info. 

If you are interested in having a BOOTH space at the Trade Show visit the PWHF EVENTS page, there is a booth application form available to download. 

To date 2019 Inductees, or families, who have confirmed their attendance to this year's induction events...... (we will update Facebook and website as soon as we can confirm)

  •  Bob Roop, Territory/Journeyman/Colleague Division Inductee
  •  Beverly Shade, Women's Division Inductee
  •  Ann Laverne, Women's Div Inductee, her daughter Marie Laverne & family will be in attendance
  •  Charley Fox, Pioneer Division Inductee, his family will be attending
  •  Abdullah the Butcher, Television Era Inductee
  •  Ronnie Garvin, Modern Era Inductee
  •  Baron Michele Leone, Pioneer Era Inductee, family members will be in attendance
  •  Red Shoes Dugan - Referee inductee, his family will be in attendance. 
  •  Randy Rose, one of the original Midnight Express, tag team members will be in                attendance to accept his Ring. We hope the other members will be here too! 

Schedule of Events -
Thursday, May 16th - Q&A with Chris Whaley and showing of the Masked Saint at the Highland Heights Church, Wichita Falls, TX
Friday, May 17th - WFWA presents Wrestling Under the Stars IV - on 8th Street in front of the PWHF
Saturday, May 18th - PWHF Tradeshow with merchandise and memorabilia; PWHF Annual Meet & Greet Autograph Line (at Big Blue & PWHF); and the 18th Annual Induction Banquet at The Ashby Events Center. 

All the time you can tour the PWHF, visit the downtown area which has grown tremendously since we opened, visit the area's other museums and attractions. 

The PWHF Board of Directors and Fans around the globe send CONGRATULATIONS to all of the 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees. 

We've got an exciting Induction weekend being planned to honor and celebrate these deserving Men & Women of this amazing business and sport we call Professional Wrestling. 

Without further ado, this year's Hall of Fame Inductees are -

  • Pioneer Division - Charlie Fox and Baron Michele Leone
  • Television Era - Lord James Blears and Abdulla the Butcher
  • Modern Era - Ronnie Garvin and Owen Hart
  • Territory/Journeyman/Colleague Division - Bob Roop
  • International Division - Gory Guerrero
  • Executive Division - Wally Karbo
  • Tag Team Division - The Midnight Express (Dennis Condrey, Randy Rose & Bobby Eaton)
  • Ladies Division - Ann Laverne and Beverly "the Hammer" Shade
  • Referee Division - Johnny "Red Shoes" Dugan

The PWHF is proud of the growing archives of programs, personal photos & albums, news clippings, promotional photos and other pieces of history and research that has been acquired and donated from around the World. 

Thousands of these items are being scanned in and now made available via our subscription page on Patreon.....  The digitizing of these items is very time consuming process. We will work on this weekly. Through this site you will be supporting the archives of the PWHF as well as helping cover the costs of the scanning and processing of the archives. 

Special THANKS to Teddy Gordienko for spending weeks at the PWHF scanning documents, paperwork, letters, and other info for our site! 

The PWHF Museum is operated daily by Board Members and Volunteers who are as passionate about Wrestling as our visitors and fans..... Stop by to see what the real history of wrestling is all about!

The PWHF was created and continues today to tell all the stories of wrestling past, preserve the history for future generations. We are not affiliated with just one wrestling promotion but promote and recognize them all. We support all wrestling. 

If you are a wrestling organization, please register and add your shows & events. Please make sure to make note if they are NOT family-friendly. 

Fans feel free to visit the Calendar to find Professional Wrestling in your area!!  

Come out to support your local Indy Wrestling organizations. There are great organizations around the World running weekly, monthly; just search for professional wrestling in your local area or check our Wrestling Event s Calendar.  

If you own, run a Indy Wrestling promotion and want the PWHF to come #sharetheloveofwrestling, give us a call or email! 

Just order through Smile.Amazon.Com and choose the Professiona Wrestling Hall of Fame as your charity of choice and shop away.... every purchase sends a percentage back to the PWHF! 
With the school & holiday shopping seasons upon us, what a great way to spend those online dollars!!
#SmileAmazon  #SupportthePWHF

The PWHF is a 501(c)3 non profit, first chartered in NY through the board of regents in December 1999. We accept monetary donations, as well as items for donation or loan for displays. If you'd like to support the PWHF in any way, please hit the donate button!

PWHF Services and Items Available......

Just one of our many educational tours given throughout the year

Guided Group Tours Available

Day Cares, Schools, Colleges, Group Homes, Church & Day Camps all welcome at the PWHF. We have guided tours available by knowledgeable volunteers, plus a children's play area and other interactive displays. Group Rates Available.

Just one of our baseball caps available in merchandise shop

PWHF Merchandise

PWHF Merchandise is available online & at the merchandise store inside the PWHF Museum. There is always a mix of items available, including past years Induction shirts & programs (while they last), past event signed posters, Caps, Shirts, Hoodies and more.

Board of directors & President Johnny Mantell are available for speeches and talks

Speakers Available

The PWHF Board President, our Head Volunteer or any of our Board of Directors are available for your speaking engagement. There are many topics that Professional Wrestling can reach, as well as helping you relive those memories from your youth. If you have a group or organization interested in a speaker from the PWHF, please send us an email or call the PWHF at 940-264-8123.

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