I can't wait to join Martha for a game of bowling at her house! #bowling #museum
I need one of these! #neon #bowling #50s
In honor of Veterans Day we would like to highlight the BVL (Bowlers to Veterans Link). Bowling's oldest and most successful charity which provides therapeutic and recreational programs and services for America's veterans as well as active-duty troops.
Going for a strike! #minibowling
Women bowlers got some pretty nifty bowling uniforms. #bedazzled #rhinestones #bowling
VISIT: One of our dazzling uniforms from The New Orleans's Zodiac league on display in our 50 Years of Women's Pro Bowling exhibit. The women had to petition to wear pants in competition and this outfit was their first victory in the campaign.
BEHIND THE SCENES: another beautiful poster from our archives that's not currently on display.
VISIT: Who says bowling is limited to the game? See how over 80 artists put their spin on bowling ball crafts in "On the Ball", one of the many books currently on display in our Reichert Learning Center.
VISIT: Come by and check out our Mutoscope to see a short film featuring Rip Van Winkle happening upon a game of ninepin.
Those aren't jawbreakers! They're bowling balls! #howitsmade #bowlingballs
TRIVIA: The American Wheelchair Bowling Association (AWBA) was founded in 1962 by Richard Carlson. Today more than 500 members from all over the world comprise the organization.
Just one of the numerous gems I find in the mail at the @ibmhof.
VISIT: Come meet Ronnie as he regaled you with his tales of being a pinboy during the rise of the automated pin setters.
VISIT: Test your bowling knowledge by playing "Name That Spare!".
And of course the aptly named gift shop. #sparepartz #bowling #gifts #christmas
Lucille Ball. Get it? #ilovelucy #bowling #kingpin
TRIVIA: Sir Francis Drake allegedly completed his game of bowls before defeating the Spanish Armada in 1588.
BEHIND THE SCENES: previously unseen trophies from the beginning of of the 20th century are now on display in The Reichert Learning Center.
Tue-Sat:9:30 am - 5:00 pm/
About International Bowling Museum & Hall Of Fame
Come by and learn more about bowling, the largest participatory sport in the world!
A fun and interactive museum dedicated to the history, science and technology of the sport of bowling.
1717 North Harwood Street
1318 S 2nd Ave
411 Elm St
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