Wichita, Kansas: Pizza Hut Museum

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Address:
1845 Fairmount St., Wichita, KS
Directions:
On the campus of Wichita State University. I-135 exit 9. Drive east on E. 21st St. N. for two miles. Turn right at the stoplight onto Mike Oatman Drive and onto campus. You'll see a red brick building on the left (the Marcus Welcome Center). Turn left just past the building into the little parking lot. You'll see a much smaller red brick building straight ahead. That's the Pizza Hut.
Hours:
Summer M-F 12-4. During school M 9-4, T-Th 12-4, F 9-4 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Pizza Hut Number One.

Pizza Hut Museum
Pizza Hut was invented by two Wichita State University students, and their first Hut has been moved onto the campus as a hut-size museum. The one-story brick structure looks nothing like its familiar progeny, but it does have an outdoor plaque and its original tiny sign. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/05/2015]

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First Pizza Hut.

First Pizza Hut

The first Pizza Hut was originally located at Kellogg and Bluff, in Wichita. However, when Kellogg began being expanded to become a bonafide freeway, the building was moved to the campus of Wichita State University. It seems that the two guys who started Pizza Hut were once business majors at WSU.

[Don Fraysier, 11/01/1998]

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