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International Tennis Hall of Fame

Discover The History Of The Game At The International Tennis Hall of Fame

With a rich history that dates back to the 12th century, tennis is a sport that engages players and spectators of all ages. Discover the history and traditions of this beloved game at the International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum, where you'll learn about the gifted champions, influential leaders and memorable tennis milestones both on and off the court. See more than 1,900 historic artifacts, photos and memorabilia displayed in engaging exhibit galleries. Wander the historic grounds to see the indoor courts and outdoor grass courts or play a match at the Hall of Fame Tennis Club. Whether you're a player or just an avid fan, don't miss a chance to visit the International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum.
International Tennis Hall of Fame

International Tennis Hall of Fame

194 Bellevue Ave, Newport, Rhode Island, 02840
Distance from Hotel: 1.4 Miles

Hours & Prices

Prices - Admission is $15 for adults; $12 seniors (62+), students & military; kids 16 and under enter free. Audio tours are $3 per person.

Hours - Open 10am-5pm daily; open 10am-6pm, July-August. Closed on Tuesdays from January- March.

Events & Activities

  • Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational
  • Annual Induction Ceremoniesn
  • Annual Architectural Symposium
  • Group Tours
  • Croquet
  • Museum
  • Tennis Club
  • Casino Theatre
  • Pro Shop

How long do tours usually last?

The International Tennis Hall of Fame offers guided tours of the historic grounds and museum. Tours last from 45-60 minutes and include a visit to the Bill Talbert Stadium and Court Tennis facility. At the museum, you'll see a world-class collection of tennis artifacts and enjoy multi-media experiences. Explore the 13-acre property after your tour. Visit the tours page for more details.

When are new inductees inducted into the hall of fame?

Nominations for the International Tennis Hall of Fame are accepted all year. The Enshrinee Nominating Committee meets during Wimbledon to select a ballot of nominees, which is officially announced during the US Open. Ballots are sent out to voting groups in November, votes are tabulated in January and new inductees are announced by March. The induction ceremonies are held at the International Tennis Hall of Fame each July.