HOF construction Grand Opening

 

Museum Hours

Mon - Sat 10am to 5pm
Closed Sunday (December thru February)
Open Sunday 1pm to 5pm (March thru November)

Closed on December 31st, January 1st & January 2nd.

Admission:
Adults and Teens $5
Children age 5-12 $3

Location:
408 Trojan Lane
New Castle IN 47362

Mailing Address:
One Hall of Fame Court
New Castle IN 47362

 

 

HOF construction / Grand Opening

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  • A crowd assembled outside the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame on June 13, 1990 to hear from sitting U.S. Vice President, Dan Quayle.
  • Visitors crowded the HOF courtyard to see U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle on June 13, 1990.
  • Among the luminaries on hand for the June 30, 1990 grand opening were (from left): Oscar Robertson, Governor Evan Bayh, IHSAA commissioner Gene Cato, musician Sandi Patty, Senator Dan Coats, businessman Danny Danielson & noted broadcaster Tom Carnegi
  • Visitors to the new Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame museum packed the courtyard in June 1990.
  • U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle (left) and New Castle businessman Donald C.
  • This letter from Joe Morris of the New Castle Chamber of Commerce was the first communication between New Castle and the Hall of Fame expressing interest in being considered for the new HOF home.
  • In an effort to lure the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame to New Castle, mayor Bud Ayers issued this proclamation of
  • Among a pair of visits to the New Castle community, this letter from HOF Board member Larry Pitts expresses the impression the community left on HOF members.
  • This letter from New Castle Committee chairman Paul Prior following the decision to relocate the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame to New Castle conveys
  • This letter from local businessman and philanthropist Donald C.
  • HOF representative Tom Carnegie was part of ground breaking ceremonies in New Castle in 1988.
  • This sketch of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame courtyard was used in promotional materials before its' grand opening in June 1990.
  • This undated photo shows the entryway to the new Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame museum in New Castle.
  • An Indianapolis television station broadcast from the front lawn of the new Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame museum in its' early days.
  • A view of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame museum construction in 1988.
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