Albany and Central New York Sights

International Boxing Hall of Fame

  • 1 Hall of Fame Dr. Map It
  • Canastota

Published 10/27/2015

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


1 Hall of Fame Dr., Canastota, New York, 13023, United States

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Sight Details:

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

Published 10/27/2015


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