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The Original Pizza Hut

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A step back in time! What an awesome place to visit, and thing about how thousands of Pizzas were... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
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Who doesnt like to see where Pizza Hut was started. A nice place to stop and see while on the... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
Topeka, Kansas
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

A step back in time! What an awesome place to visit, and thing about how thousands of Pizzas were made inside that particular building.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ICTFun101
Reviewed October 20, 2018

The Carneys had a vision, perhaps they were not even aware of. I just retired last year from the company that has made all Pizza Hut pans since Pizza Hut's inception. Yes, that company is in Kansas. The original restaurant store is just something to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank oz672
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This is a building on the campus of Wichita State University. It was hard to find as it is a small building among the larger buildings. It has limited hours so we didn't get to go inside. (It didn't open until noon.)

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank shnpan
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Located on the campus of Wichita State University is a veritable shrine to a company whose distinctive red roofs dot the American landscape like pepperoni on a pizza. Behold the Pizza Hut Museum. Perched on a grassy oasis on WSU's Innovation Campus (beware: it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank patches876
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Seeing the Original Pizza Hut is a real treat for this fan. I grew up eating at our own local Hut as a kid. More memorable are the Large glasses of Root Beer I seemed to send sprawling over to my father's lap across our...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank shannam573
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Not much to see other than the history of the original Pizza Hut facility. Visited because we were on the WSU campus.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Lynn W
Reviewed April 29, 2018

PIZZA HUT MUSEUM!! Wichita State University,,Now open :) 576091015 Please disregard the negative comments below.. This little jewel of a building is now a full-fledged PIZZA HUT MUSEUM!! This is a very, very nice little museum now!! Emphasis on little,, It will open to the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank iknowgarth
Reviewed February 14, 2018

There isn't much reason to go here. The building is not interesting and there are no displays or anything to do. About all you can do is say you were there.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank lighthouselovertoo
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Who WOULDN'T want to see the first Pizza Hut?!?!??!??!?!?! Literally the best thing to see while in Kansas!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank tayloreliz
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Who doesnt like to see where Pizza Hut was started. A nice place to stop and see while on the campus of Wichita State U.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MikeandKirstyn
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April 12, 2017|
Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
It is no longer a restaurant, private offices. No pizza or tacos.
Robert D
December 26, 2015|
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Response from cctravelerPa | Reviewed this property |
No it's on the campus of Wichita State University now.