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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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

Wichita State University Alumni Association
11/07/2019
Wichita State University Alumni Association

Wichita State University Alumni Association

Hey, Shockers, on this #ThrowbackThursday, do you remember back when the global corporate giant Pizza Hut had just five ICT locations — or even further back when there was only one, standing near the corner of Bluff and Kellogg? Next time you're #OnCampus one cool place you can step back in time is the Pizza Hut Museum. The museum is in the original building where Wichita State alumni and brothers Dan and Frank Carney started Pizza Hut in 1958. Their entrepreneurial story was featured in The Shocker magazine during the global restaurant franchise’s 50th anniversary back in 2008. If you missed “No Humble Pie” in ’08, you can read it now at TheShockerMagazine.com. #ShockerAlumni #ShockerGreats #ShockerHistory

11/06/2019

What does a pizza say to introduce itself? Slice to meet you! 🍕 #phm #pizzahutmuseum #pizza

Today, we were visited by some current employees from Pizza Hut's corporate office! They were excited to learn more abou...
11/05/2019

Today, we were visited by some current employees from Pizza Hut's corporate office! They were excited to learn more about the rich history the Pizza Hut story has to offer. 🍕
#phm #pizzahut @ The Original Pizza Hut Museum

Pizza Hut has always been a huge part of my life. My school was next to the old headquarters and most of my friends had ...
11/04/2019

Pizza Hut has always been a huge part of my life. My school was next to the old headquarters and most of my friends had some assocation with it, from Book It! to Land Before Time hand puppets, birthday parties and more. This is a special memory place. ~Nick D. #Reflections

Trick or Pizza? Happy Halloween!
10/31/2019

Trick or Pizza? Happy Halloween!

Stop by the museum from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday to see new Pizza Hut artifacts that were just rotated into the displ...
10/30/2019

Stop by the museum from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday to see new Pizza Hut artifacts that were just rotated into the displays.

Changing out some items in the Pizza Hut Museum.

The Original Pizza Hut Museum is featured in number 17 of Top 20 Road Trips From Saint Louis according to Bill Cleven. "...
10/30/2019
Top 20 Road Trips From Saint Louis

The Original Pizza Hut Museum is featured in number 17 of Top 20 Road Trips From Saint Louis according to Bill Cleven. "And if you’ve ever eaten Pizza Hut, I bet you didn’t know that it started in Wichita," said Cleven. Thank you for the shoutout.

http://billontheroad.com/top-20-road-trips-from-saint-louis/

Looking to get away for a day? A weekend? A vacation? Here are 20 road trip ideas that start in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Congratulations WSU Thai Lao & Cambodian Association and WSU Child Development Center for winning a pizza party for 30! ...
10/29/2019

Congratulations WSU Thai Lao & Cambodian Association and WSU Child Development Center for winning a pizza party for 30!

We will be in contact with your respective organizations to coordinate a time to deliver the pizza.

When thinking of a name, they were only able to add a three letter word to Pizza!"I remember my grandpa, Dan Carney, tel...
10/28/2019

When thinking of a name, they were only able to add a three letter word to Pizza!
"I remember my grandpa, Dan Carney, telling me stories about the beginning days of Pizza Hut. One of my favs is how they got the name! My grandma Bev definitely helped!" -xo Emily #reflections #phm

10/25/2019

It takes skill to make a pizza, and today we celebrate those who make pizzas for World Pizza Makers Day. Learn more about how Dan and Frank Carney made the famous Pizza Hut pizza by stopping in the museum today!

Today is the last day to enter your WSU office or student organization to win a pizza party for 30! Make sure to go to t...
10/25/2019

Today is the last day to enter your WSU office or student organization to win a pizza party for 30! Make sure to go to the original post to win. Winner announced Monday, October 28.

It's National Pizza Month and we're giving away TWO pizza parties! One WSU student organization and one WSU office with the most comments, likes and shares will receive a pizza party for 30.

To enter:
Like and share this post.
Comment or tag the student organization or office that you're representing to win.
Must like our page to be an eligible entry.
Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @HomeOfTheHut.

The contest ends 10/25/19 and the winners will be announced on 10/28/19.

10/23/2019

What did the pizza say to the delivery guy? "You don't pepper-own-me!"

"We came, we saw, we conquered." - Kelli, Randi & J.K. We hope you do the same and stop by the museum today! #Reflection...
10/21/2019

"We came, we saw, we conquered." - Kelli, Randi & J.K.

We hope you do the same and stop by the museum today! #Reflections #phm

#FlashBackFriday Can you spot the differences of the Original Pizza Hut building from then and now?
10/18/2019

#FlashBackFriday Can you spot the differences of the Original Pizza Hut building from then and now?

10/15/2019

It's National Mushroom Day! Do you put mushrooms on your pizza?

10/11/2019

Grab a slice of sausage pizza today because it's National Sausage Pizza Day! 🍕

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.