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Albany and Central New York Sights

International Boxing Hall of Fame

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

In 1982, residents of Canastota and boxing enthusiasts wanted to honor two hometown boxers, late 1950s welterweight and middleweight champion Carmen Basilio and his nephew Billy Backus, the 1970 winner of the world welterweight title. Their efforts resulted in the 1989 opening of boxing's first hall of fame and museum, where you may see memorabilia from such notable boxers as Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis, and Billy Graham. The hall of fame is 6 mi southwest of Oneida.

Sight Information

Address:

1 Hall of Fame Dr., Canastota, New York, 13023, USA

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Phone:

315-697–7095

Website: www.ibhof.com

Sight Details:

  • $9.50
  • Weekdays 9–5, weekends 10–4

Updated 12/31/1969

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