The Original Pizza Hut Museum

The Original Pizza Hut Museum In 1958, two young Shockers grew their tiny restaurant into the largest pizza restaurant chain in the world. It all started here, in Wichita, Kansas.
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Starting Tuesday, May 26, the Pizza Hut Museum will be open to the public by appointment only between 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon...
05/25/2020

Starting Tuesday, May 26, the Pizza Hut Museum will be open to the public by appointment only between 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, through at least June 30. To request a visit, go to: www.wichita.edu/PizzaHut.

Very clever update from the Ulrich Museum of Art’s outdoor sculpture collection on Wichita State University’s Campus!
03/25/2020

Very clever update from the Ulrich Museum of Art’s outdoor sculpture collection on Wichita State University’s Campus!

Please take a moment to read this important message from the Ulrich Museum of Art’s outdoor sculpture collection on the Wichita State University campus. Feel free to share this widely—and please stay safe!
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#FlashbackFriday Memories are forever! Visitors’ memories and stories are one of the most valuable assets of the museum....
03/21/2020

#FlashbackFriday Memories are forever! Visitors’ memories and stories are one of the most valuable assets of the museum.

Even though the museum will be closed through May 15th, we will still be sharing these precious memories every Friday!

#phm #pizza #pizzahut

In the best interest of our guests and employees, we are proceeding with the closure of the Pizza Hut Museum beginning M...
03/17/2020

In the best interest of our guests and employees, we are proceeding with the closure of the Pizza Hut Museum beginning March 18th until further notice.

Wichita State Admissions
03/17/2020

Wichita State Admissions

Did you know that Wichita State University graduates founded 🍕Pizza Hut?

Check out the museum on campus that tells the story of how two students and brothers grew a 💰multi-billion-dollar business from a $600 loan from their mom.

Stop by and see us to learn more about how the spirit of creativity and entrepreneurship at Wichita State University led...
03/11/2020

Stop by and see us to learn more about how the spirit of creativity and entrepreneurship at Wichita State University led to Pizza Hut! 🍕

Being the only university with The Original Pizza Hut Museum on campus. ✔️#HomeoftheHut #wichitastate

🍕 Pizza Hut

With now 62 years of service, Pizza Hut has helped create many wonderful memories for its customers. Whether it be a mov...
03/05/2020

With now 62 years of service, Pizza Hut has helped create many wonderful memories for its customers.
Whether it be a movie night, first date, or class party, Pizza has brought many people together!
Do you have a memorable memory Pizza Hut? Come share your story and learn more about others’ recollections!


#pizzahut #phm #pizza

If Pizza really lights up your life just as it does for ours, can we get a watt watt?! 😏👀••All jokes aside, we wonder ho...
02/25/2020

If Pizza really lights up your life just as it does for ours, can we get a watt watt?! 😏👀


All jokes aside, we wonder how old this pendant is! The museum is home to many old, nostalgic pieces like this one so stop by for a trip down memory lane!


#pizzahut #phm #pizza

A business name is very important as it is often the first impression with the customers. For our Pizza Hut lovers, have...
02/18/2020

A business name is very important as it is often the first impression with the customers. For our Pizza Hut lovers, have you ever wondered why “Pizza Hut” out of all names?
- The sign only had room for eight letter and the Carney brothers knew they wanted “Pizza” in it. “Hut” happened to fit on the sign so why not!


Stop by the museum today to learn more fun facts about this beloved Pizza chain!

02/14/2020

Happy Valentine’s Day from us to you!
Whether you’re enjoying today with your significant other or having a girls’ night out, don’t forget to give yourself some love, too!

P.S: Every love story is beautiful, but the founding of Pizza Hut just might be our favorite 😉

#ValentinesDay #pizzahut #phm #pizza

Last week the new Pizza Hut, LLC President visited the museum. Thanks for stopping by and good luck in your new role!
01/14/2020

Last week the new Pizza Hut, LLC President visited the museum. Thanks for stopping by and good luck in your new role!

Happy New Year's Day from the Pizza Hut Museum! What is your New Year's Resolution?
01/01/2020

Happy New Year's Day from the Pizza Hut Museum! What is your New Year's Resolution?

12/31/2019

It is the last day of 2019! Take some time today to reflect on the last year and all of your accomplishments!

Happy National Bacon Day! Do you put bacon on your pizza?
12/30/2019

Happy National Bacon Day! Do you put bacon on your pizza?

Merry Christmas from the Pizza Hut Museum!
12/25/2019

Merry Christmas from the Pizza Hut Museum!

Wishing a happy holidays to everyone. We are closed Saturday, December 21-Wednesday, January 1 for the holidays. Normal ...
12/20/2019

Wishing a happy holidays to everyone. We are closed Saturday, December 21-Wednesday, January 1 for the holidays. Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, January 2.

12/19/2019

What type of person doesn't love pizza?
A Weirdough!

"Pizza Hut has always been a huge part of my life. My school was next to the old headquarters + most of my friends had s...
12/16/2019

"Pizza Hut has always been a huge part of my life. My school was next to the old headquarters + most of my friends had some association with it. From Bookit! to 'land before time' hand puppets, birthday parties, + more. This is a special memory place." -Nick D. #reflections #phm

12/16/2019
Wichita State University

The Pizza Hut Museum will open at 10 a.m. today due to the weather. Stay safe and we’ll see you soon! 🍕

WSU will have a delayed start until 10 a.m. today, Monday, Dec. 16. Employees with travel concerns, contact supervisors. ❄️🌾

#FlashbackFriday Did you know that Pizza Hut used to have finger puppets on their boxes?
12/13/2019

#FlashbackFriday Did you know that Pizza Hut used to have finger puppets on their boxes?

"We used to go to Pizza Hut often on date nights during high school! Fun, fun memories" -Christie and Scott S. #reflecti...
12/09/2019

"We used to go to Pizza Hut often on date nights during high school! Fun, fun memories" -Christie and Scott S. #reflections #phm

Happy National Comfort Food Day! What's your favorite comfort food?
12/05/2019

Happy National Comfort Food Day! What's your favorite comfort food?

11/28/2019

Happy Thanksgiving from the Pizza Hut Museum! #PHM #PizzaHut #Pizza

#PizzaHutMuseum #PHM #Pizza
11/27/2019

#PizzaHutMuseum #PHM #Pizza

Wichita State University
11/26/2019

Wichita State University

In 1958, two brothers - both Wichita University students - started a restaurant in a building on the corner of Bluff and Kellogg. They sold pizza, a dish that was just beginning to gain popularity in America. They staffed their business with family, friends and fraternity brothers and called it Pizza Hut . Come visit the The Original Pizza Hut Museum on campus and learn about this iconic restaurant! 🍕#campus

Today is National Eat with a Friend Day! Tag a friend that you want to eat with! #PHM #PizzaHut #Pizza
11/25/2019

Today is National Eat with a Friend Day! Tag a friend that you want to eat with! #PHM #PizzaHut #Pizza

Visiting Wichita State University today for the Distinguished Scholarship Invitational? Stop by the Pizza Hut Museum bet...
11/23/2019

Visiting Wichita State University today for the Distinguished Scholarship Invitational? Stop by the Pizza Hut Museum between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. #WSUDSI

#FlashbackFriday: Back in the 1970s, Pizza Hut had a toy server set! #PHM #PizzaHut #Pizza
11/22/2019

#FlashbackFriday: Back in the 1970s, Pizza Hut had a toy server set! #PHM #PizzaHut #Pizza

It was 1 of 2 restaurants in my small town, so I ate here all the time with my friends! - Kristyn #Reflections #PHM #Piz...
11/18/2019

It was 1 of 2 restaurants in my small town, so I ate here all the time with my friends! - Kristyn #Reflections #PHM #PizzaHut #Pizza

#FlashbackFriday  Love the smell of breadsticks? At the Pizza Hut Museum, we have a pizza hut cologne, called Eau de Piz...
11/15/2019

#FlashbackFriday Love the smell of breadsticks? At the Pizza Hut Museum, we have a pizza hut cologne, called Eau de Pizza Hut! It was made in 2012 and smells like real breadsticks! #PHM #Pizzahut #Pizza

Thanks for stopping by! 🍕
11/13/2019

Thanks for stopping by! 🍕

The original pizza hut museum was very inspired.
#pizzahut#pizzalovers🍕#wichita @ The Original Pizza Hut Museum

Happy Veteran's Day from the Pizza Hut Museum! #VeteransDay #PHM #PizzaHut #Pizza
11/11/2019

Happy Veteran's Day from the Pizza Hut Museum! #VeteransDay #PHM #PizzaHut #Pizza

We would love for your to visit the Pizza Hut Museum! Wichita’s rich history of creativity and entrepreneurship certainl...
11/08/2019
Choose Wichita

We would love for your to visit the Pizza Hut Museum! Wichita’s rich history of creativity and entrepreneurship certainly makes it #RelentlesslyOriginal!

Today is #FunFactFriday, so here are five things you didn't know about the Wichita region. 😎

👉 Pizza Hut was founded by Wichita State University students and brothers, Dan and Frank Carney. You can learn about Pizza Hut's history at the The Original Pizza Hut Museum on Wichita State's main campus.
👉 There are nine breweries in the Wichita region and several have won national awards for their brews.
👉 Aquafina bottled water was first launched to consumers in Wichita. It was Pepsi-Cola's "first venture into the value segment of the water market."
👉 The Sedgwick County Zoo elephant habitat is the third largest in the nation and recently received USA Today's second place reader's choice award for best zoo exhibit in the country.
👉 Wichita is the number 2 city for lowest start-up costs in the nation, according to SmartAsset.

Learn more about this #RelentlesslyOriginal place to work, live and play at www.choosewichita.com. 🤘

📖 It! For #FlashbackFriday, here is a t-shirt for Pizza Hut's Book It! reading program. What was Book It! like at your s...
11/08/2019

📖 It! For #FlashbackFriday, here is a t-shirt for Pizza Hut's Book It! reading program. What was Book It! like at your school? #PHM #PizzaHutMuseum #Pizza

Address

S Perimeter Rd
Wichita, KS
67260

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(316) 978-4488

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Does anyone have or remember the original pizza hut bag that was used before the box in the 1960s??
The Pizza Hut Museum will be open from 12-4 during winter break. It will be closed December 24 and 25 and Dec. 31st. Come visit and enjoy some local history.
The Pizza Hut Museum will be open during winter break from 12-4 Monday-Friday. It will be closed December 24, 25 and Dec. 31st. Stop by and enjoy some local history.
Hello, I am trying to contact Executive Director, Group Tours Manager or Marketing Director for your exhibit. If you can have them email me ([email protected]) at their earliest convenience I would greatly appreciate it. Cheers! Chris
Some of the Pizza Hut memories.
The WSU class of 1968 came to visit the Pizza Hut Museum. They wrote down some of their memories on our Reflections wall. Some of them remembered eating in this building, how you could smell pizza a block away and it was THE place to take your date.