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Greyhound Hall of Fame

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Address: 407 S Buckeye Ave, Abilene, KS 67410-2925
Phone Number: 785-263-3000
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A Very Pleasant Surprise

While I love dogs, I've never considered myself particularly interested in greyhounds or greyhound racing specifically. We stopped in Abilene on our way to Colorado and spotted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
HCampbellKC
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Lawrence, Kansas
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I love dogs, I've never considered myself particularly interested in greyhounds or greyhound racing specifically. We stopped in Abilene on our way to Colorado and spotted this, and thought, "Why not?" I'm glad we stopped! It was really informative, and nicely done. It's free, so no worries about cost. They accept donations to help with operating costs (and they... More 

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Thank HCampbellKC
Fort Mohave, Arizona
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stop was informative with information on dog racing, as well as info on the animals themselves. Also they have [what is their namesake] a Hall of Fame. You are greeted by ambassadors, Gary & Ginger [retired Greyhounds].

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Thank Neohavock
Edmond, Oklahoma
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an unexpected stop. What a pleasant surprise. This informative well managed museum explaining the history of Greyhounds is worth a stop. Of course, the greyhound ambassadors were sweet and gentle.

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Thank gabriel411
Gastonia, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 10 minute video provides some great history and background on greyhound racing. Worth a trip just to love on a couple of really kewl greyhounds. Added plus, there is not admission price, they have a place for donations.

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Thank ScubaRock
Saint Louis, Missouri
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

I'm not a fan of dog racing, but the retired greyhound that is a greeter was very sweet and happy to see us. It was amazing to me all the places that have races and the trophies.

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Lucas, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The little ones might get a bit bored, though the 2 retired greyhounds (ambassadors) are sweet and gentle, seeking love from anyone, any size. We found this museum very informative, even for people who don't have a clue about dog racing. The atmosphere is quiet, cool (a great respite from the heat), FREE -donation box- and well presented. Photos from... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Wasn't sure what to expect out of this. If you at least like dogs it's worth the stop. We were greeted by the 2 resident greyhounds. Lots of good info. Good for 45 minutes to an hour.

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1 Thank Brian W
Topeka, Kansas
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

A must-stop museum for any dog lover! It's not very big, but it's a very informative little place for people who have an interest in racing or just dogs in general. If you're lucky, you might get to meet some of the resident greyhounds!

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1 Thank AJFP1277
Emporia, Kansas
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Interesting movie, displays & pictures. Very friendly director of the museum. Great place to visit for anyone that likes greyhounds or just wants to know more about them.

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Mansfield, TX
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89 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Admission is free so if you are not impressed, you are not out any money. Friendly staff included 2 greyhounds who would like to greet you if it is okay with you. We have never been to a greyhound race so it was educational for us.

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