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International Boxing Hall of Fame

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Address: 1 Hall of Fame Dr, Canastota, NY 13032-1175
Phone Number: 315-697-7095
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Eager boxing fans created this museum devoted to the sport.

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A quick side trip with my Son

Our family had rented a beach house close by in Sylvan Beach and for a fun side trip my son a I took a quick stop at the Boxing Hall of Fame. You can see the buildings from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
9021Posey
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Whitmore Lake, Michigan
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Whitmore Lake, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family had rented a beach house close by in Sylvan Beach and for a fun side trip my son a I took a quick stop at the Boxing Hall of Fame. You can see the buildings from the New York State Through Way I-90 and they right at the base of the exit for Canastota. These is a small... More 

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a huge boxing fan but glad we stopped in. LOT of great history and helpful staff...Little too aggressive in gift shop about spending $$ but otherwise a great stop off I 90!!

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Dayton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for something to do before our flight back home. It was interesting but you have to really be into boxing history to appreciate this place.

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

I have traveled here about a dozen times. This quaint museum honors the sport's legends. Go in mid-June for induction ceremony. Tons of autograph opportunities then. Small museum, but the staff is supportive.

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Breesport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The experience of a lifetime!!! Great staff, well organized, and lots of interaction with the boxers.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The hotel give you free pass it a must see if you in the area , I will definitely go back it is very interesting

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Utica, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Canastota, where the Hall of Fame is located, is the home of two world champions -- Carmen Basilio and Billy Backus. The best time to visit the Hall is during induction, in early June. The Hall is not a huge place but there some really interesting exhibits, especially the casts of boxer's fists. Gloves, ring paraphernalia, a library. Definitely a... More 

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Corinth, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

my son is into any and all sports. the hotel we are staying at had info on the above. my son took classes so i thought he would enjoy it. we had to pay more than the flier said. for 13.50 per person, I would expect to be there a few hours not 30 minutes. the place in my opinion... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

A little far for me, but it was exactly what I expected. The price is reasonable and the 2 employees that we meet were very helpful

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Everything you wanted to know about boxing can be found here. They must have what seems like hundreds of fist castings here. You can compare your fist with some of the greatest boxing legends including the "Greatest" himself Muhammad Ali.

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