High Banks Hall of Fame
National Midget Auto Racing Museum






 

 


 


Highbanks Hall of Fame
National Midget Auto Racing Museum
  

   

IMPROVEMENT PROJECT 2015

Winter Hours - Oct. 1 - April 30) Open Wednesday through Sunday - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
(Summer Hours - May 1 - Sept. 30) Open Tuesday through Sunday - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

(Also open by appointment.)  Phone 785-527-2526 - Curator - Don McChesney
US Highway 81 and 12th Street - PO Box 264 - Belleville, KS 66935
Museum Email:  highbanksmuseum@nckcn.com
   

Congratulations to the 2014 HighBanks Hall of Fame Inductees!!

100 Years of the High Banks

Order Souvenir Program and 1/18 Scale Diecast Collectable Midget HERE

If you have any vintage race car that you would like
to display in our museum, call us to schedule a time.
Phone:  785-527-2526


The museum, with its arched facade to replicate the limestone grandstand at the Belleville High Banks, includes a gift shop and research area, but most of the space is dedicated to displays.  The building was constructed to allow for future expansion.

Most members of the High Banks Hall of Fame committee are people passionate about racing, and convinced Belleville's heritage of racing should be preserved. The High Banks has attracted the top names in auto racing throughout the last century.

Meetings are held at 7:30 PM the third Monday of every month at the new museum, and open to anyone interested in helping with the project.

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The "Belleville High Banks" has brought exciting races to the "Crossroads of America" for over a century.   This track, famed as the "fastest 1/2 mile dirt track in the world," has brought the top drivers from all around the world to compete.  To recognize the long lasting tradition and prestige of various racing events held at the track, the "High Banks Hall of Fame and National Midget Auto Racing Museum" was built. We strive to honor and remember racing personalities, memorabilia, and display race cars that influenced the historic racing community.

The museum is located in the heart of North Central Kansas where the long lasting racing tradition continues each July.  The "Belleville Midget Nationals" continues each summer as one of the nations biggest and richest midget races in the country.  Past, current and future racing stars use the "Belleville Midget Nationals" as a stepping stone to our nations top racing circuits like the Sprint Cup and the IRL.  The museum features a "National Midget Auto Racing Museum" to honor the greatest midget drivers in racing history.  The museum will pay tribute to the famous track and the legends that made it what it is today.

We'd like to know what you think about our museum and web site. Please e-mail  your comments and suggestions  to  highbanksmuseum@nckcn.com,   so we can share your thoughts with our committee members and other visitors. We will get back to you if you have any questions. We appreciate your feedback. Thank you for visiting!

 

High Banks Hall of Fame, Inc.
P.O. Box 264
Belleville, Kansas  66935
Phone 785-527-2526
Museum Email:  highbanksmuseum@nckcn.com