National Wrestling Hall of Fame Expands Hours of Operation for Division I NCAA Wrestling Championships

By National Wrestling | Feb. 09, 2006, 11:30 a.m. (ET)
STILLWATER, Okla. -- The National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum will extend its hours of operation during the week of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in Oklahoma City, March 13-19.

"We want to make it as convenient as possible for fans that are coming to the NCAA Wrestling Championships to visit the sport's Hall of Fame & Museum in Stillwater," said Executive Director, Lee Roy Smith.

On Monday and Tuesday March 13-14, the Hall will be open from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. On Wednesday, March 15, the Hall will open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. to accommodate those arriving in Oklahoma who would like to visit before the championships begin.

During the championships, on Thursday and Friday, March 16-17, the Hall will open from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

After the championships, the Museum will accommodate visitors on Sunday, March 19, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission to the Hall is $5 for adults, $2 for students and $10 for families. Groups of 8-25 people will be admitted for $25, and groups larger than 25 are $1 per person. Children under five are free.

Fans interested in traveling to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum from I-35 should take the Highway 51 exit (No. 174) east toward Stillwater. From Highway 51, known as 6th Avenue in Stillwater, fans should turn north (left) onto Duck Street, go approximately a mile and turn left onto Hall of Fame Avenue. The Hall of Fame will be on the left.

Anyone needing more information should contact the Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum at (405) 377-5243 or visit the website at: