Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame - Milwaukee, WI
Posted by: cldisme
N 43° 02.517 W 087° 54.975
16T E 425368 N 4765880
Quick Description: Once available to only those with tickets to an event in the old MECCA Center, the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is now open outside for free, next to the U.S. Cellular Arena in Milwaukee, WI.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 1/21/2008 6:56:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM30VT
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is a place to honor Wisconsin's sports figures. This includes not only the famous athletes (both amature and professional), but many others who made other important contributions to athletics in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame began in 1951 with the opening of the old MECCA Center.
By 1995, the old facility began to run out of room for all the plaques. A decision was made to transfer the plaques outdoors for all to enjoy. The new Walk of Fame opened in 2001. During the warmer months, it includes an interactive kiosk to allow visitors to learn more about the inductees.
Hours of Operation:
Open 24 hours
Hall of Fame website URL: [Web Link]
Time Required for Full Experience: Under 1 hour
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