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Oklahoma Historical Society's Map of Sites and Museums

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Lake Country] [Red Carpet Country]

Some area codes have changed from (405) to (580).
If you get a number that is not working please try 580

Abreviation Keys - Courtesy of Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department

Su, M, Tu, W, Th, F, Sa = days of the week
a = adults
c = children
sc = senior citizens
by appt = by appointment
mi = miles
Sum = summer
Win = winter
Fal = fall
Spr = spring
(D) = donations accepted
GBA = group tours by appointment
H = partially or completely handicapped-accessible
M = motorcoach parking available

 

GREAT PLAINS

Anadarko - Apache - Cache - Carnegie - Clinton - Duncan -
Elk CityFort Sill - Hollis -Lawton - Mangum - Sayre -
Walters - Waurika - Weatherford

Anadarko

Delaware Tribal Museum
PO Box 825, Anadark405 580/247-2448
M-F 8a-5p Closed all holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Displays of traditional clothing, beadwork and artifacts of the Delaware tribe. Gift shop.

Indian City, USA
PO Box 695, Anadarko 73005
2 1/2 mi SE on SH-8 405/247-5661
Sum, daily 9a-6p; Win, 9a-5p Closed major holidays G of 12 or more by appt, H,M $7a, $4c 6-11
Reconstructed walk-thru villages of Plains tribes. Tribal dancing, lectures, museum, gift shop, Indian
restaurant.


National Hall of Fame for Famous American Indians
PO Box 548, Anadarko 73005
US-62 E 405/247-5555
M-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays GBA, H,M FREE
Self-guided tours of outdoor bronze art and busts of American Indian leaders throughout history.


Philomathic Museum
311 E Main, Anadarko, OK 73005
Old Rock Island Depot 405/247-3240
Tu-Su 1-5p Closed legal holidays G,H,M FREE(D)
Railroad memoribilia, American Indian dolls, military items, photo collection, re-created country
store and doctor's office.

Southern Plains Indian Museum & Crafts Center
PO Box 749, Anadarko 73005
715 E Central 405/247-6221
Sum, M-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p; Win, Tu-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed major holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)

Exhibits and galleries devoted to the creative achievements of Native American artists and craftsmen. Gift shop. The Southern
 

Plains Indian Museum exhibits the creative achievements of Native American artists and craftsmen of the United States. A permanent exhibit presents the rich diversity of historic arts of the tribal peoples of
western Oklahoma, and a special exhibition gallery is devoted to changing presentations promoting the creative works of outstandingly talented contemporary Native American artists and craftsmen. 

The Southern Plains Indian Museum displays richly varied arts of western Oklahoma tribal peoples including the Kiowa, Comanche, Kiowa-Apache, Southern Cheyenne, Southern Arapaho, Wichita, Caddo, Delaware, and Ft. Still Apache. Their historic clothing, shields, weapons, baby carriers, and toys highlight the exhibits.

A series of promotional sales exhibitions introduces unsurpassed Contemporary American Indian arts and crafts by emerging artists and craftspersons.

The museum was founded in 1947-48 through Federal and Oklahoma State governments’ Cooperative
efforts.

 

Apache


Apache Historical Society Museum
PO Box 101, Apache 73006
101 W Evans 580/588-3392
Aug-May, M-F 1-5pm; Jun-Jul, M-Sa 9a-5p Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Housed in historic State Bank building, built in 1901. Original fixtures, records, photo gallery, town history
items.

 

Cache

Quanah Parker Star House/Eagle Park Ghost Town
Rt 2, Box 9, Cache 73527
SH-115 & US-62 580/429-3238
By appt Closed Christmas FREE(D)
Buildings include 1884 home of the Comanche chief, which has stars painted on the roof to mimic
those on uniforms of US military.

 

Carnegie

Kiowa Tribe Museum and Resource Center
PO Box 369, Carnegie 73015
1/4 mi west on SH-9 580/654-2300
M-F 8a-4p; Sa-Su by appt Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Ten murals by Kiowa artists interpret the heritage of the Kiowa people, from pre-history to the present.

 

Clinton

The Mohawk Lodge Indian Store
Rt 1, Box 3135, Clinton 73601
1 mi E on Old 66 Highway 580/323-2360
M-Sa 9a-5p Closed major holidays GBA, M FREE
Established in 1892, features 1890s artifacts from Plains and western tribes, plus American Indian
art and crafts supplies.


Oklahoma Route 66 Museum
2229 Gary Blvd, Clinton 73601 580/323-7866
um, daily 10a-7p; Win, Tu-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5pm Closed state holidays H $3a, $1c 6-18, 5 and under
FREE(D) Newly-expanded showcase of the development of "The Mother Road" and transportation
history. Self-guided audio tours.


 

Duncan

On the Chisholm Trail Statue & Museum
1000 N. 29th Street, Duncan, OK 73533
580/252-6692 580/252-6694 fax
Mo-Sa 10a-5p , Closed Holidays, free to public 15' x 35' Statue by Paul Moore, Chisholm Trail Museum
w/animatronic Jessie Chisholm Gift Shop with tons of western gift items reasonably priced The grand
opening of the museum is this Saturday Sep 26th 1998. The executive director is Dr. Chris Jeffries Ph.d.

Stephens County Historical Museum
PO Box 1294, Duncan 73533
US-81 & Beech, Fuqua Park 580/252-0717
Th-Su 1-5p Closed legal holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
History of Plains Indians, cattle drives, pioneers and the oil boom. Blacksmith shop, quilts, military displays. Gift shop.

 

Elk City

Anadarko Basin Museum of Natural History
204 N Main (Old Route 66), Elk City 73644
107 E 3rd 580/243-0437
M-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed legal holidays GBA, H,M $2.50a, $1sc & c, under 12 FREE
Housed in an old hotel, the site of a 1931 national Route 66 conference. Rocks, minerals, fossils,
oil & gas history. Gift shop.

Hollis



 

Fort Sill

Fort Sill Museum
437 Quanah Road, Fort Sill 73503-5100 580/442-5123
Daily 8:30a-4:30p Closed major holidays GBA, H,M FREE
1869 Army Post, history of American field artillery and area settlement, balloon hangar, Indian
cemeteries and Geronimo's grave.

 

Lawton

Lewis Museum
3601 NW Arlington, Lawton 73505
816 SW 1 580/355-0692
By appt GBA, M FREE
Private collection of items from around the world includes antique cars, trucks & buggies; trophy heads,
furniture, rocks & fossils.

 

Mangum

Old Greer County Museum & Hall of Fame
222 W Jefferson, Mangum 73554 580/782-2851
Tu-F 9a-5p, Sa by appt GBA, H (1st floor),M $1a, .50c 5 and over groups FREE(D)
1908 hospital building houses four floors of area artifacts since settlement in 1884, including
restored operating room.

 

Sayre

RS & K Railroad Museum
PO Box 321, Sayre 73662
411 N 6 580/928-3525
Daily 9a-9p GBA, H,M FREE(D)
250 model trains in several gauges; operating model railroad accommodates more than 10 trains at
once. Railroad memorabilia.


The Shortgrass Country Museum
PO Box 260, Sayre 73662
106 E Poplar, Rock Island Depot 580/928-5757, 405/928-5739
Tu-F 2-4:30p, Sa-Su by appt GBA, H,M (no restrooms) FREE(D)
Changing displays of early-day life in Western Oklahoma's Shortgrass Country and Beckham County.


 

Walters

Walters Depot
PO Box 364, Walters 73572
220 W Nevada 580/875-2384
By appt Closed holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
Rock Island depot features Comanche Indian artist's fresco paintings documenting the history of the area.

 

Waurika

Chisholm Trail Historical Museum
614 Monroe, Waurika 73573
US-70 & US-81 580/228-2166
Sa 10a-4p, Su 1-4p Call ahead to verify hours Closed state holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
History of the Chisholm Trail featuring a Pioneer Room, full-size covered wagon and educational video.

 

Weatherford

Gen. Thomas P. Stafford Airport Museum
PO Box 262, Weatherford 73096
3000 Logan Rd Building #2, Weatherford Airport 580/772-6143
Daily 8a-5p GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Chronicles career of Weatherford native. Spacesuits, Titan Second Stage Booster Engine, F104 Starfighter,
space mission videos.

Cotter Blacksmith Shop, Inc.
208 W Rainey, Weatherford 73096 580/772-3786
M-F 8a-5p, Sa 8-noon Closed major holidays FREE(D)
Four generation business in original 1910 location on old Route 66. Turn-of-the-century belt-driven
farrier equipment, most still in use.

Western Oklahoma Historical Center, Inc. & the Western Plains Genealogical Society
Office & Research center at 520 West Main
Heritage Park Weatherford, OK
For tours they can contact Kim Dresser, 405-663-2044, kim1@hintonet.net

Located 1 block north of the Weatherford City hall on the corner of 5th & West Main Street which is on the old Route 66 highway through town. Our WOHC group maintains an old one room Schoolhouse- the Cedar School was moved into town & restored. It sits beside our research center. We rotate our displays 3 times during the year. In August we return to the old time schoolhouse, with early photos of area schools. The Cedar school students come back to town for their class reunion and attend the Hydro Free Fair. We have just added a new exhibit an "old Doctor's Office" for viewing. A Dr. Ellis Lamb who worked in nearby Clinton area and found his framed diploma's dating back to 1905 from Medicial School.  Our research center is open Tues. afternoons 2:00-4:00, Thur evenings 6:00-8:00 & Sat mornings.  We have over 30,000 obituaries filed by cemetery. We have over 800 rolls of microfilm covering many states and of course early Custer County records.

10:00-12:00 noon. The Schoolhouse is open to the public during our open hours with - free admission. Donations are always welcome.  Our Society is printing our 2nd Cemetery book, Gateways to the Past is over 500 pages of records of the county cemetery records with driving directions to each one & a fold out map showing the locations.

 

Lake Country

Ada - Ardmore - Atoka - Davis - Durant - Gene Autry -
Healdton - Lindsay - Sulphur - Tishamingo


 

Ada

Chickasaw Cultural Center
520 E Arlington, Box 1548, Ada 74820
Chickasaw Tribal Complex 580/436-2603, Ext 303
M-F 9a-5p Closed legal holidays G,H,M FREE(D)
Guided tours offer an educational look at modern tribal society, as well as some tribal artifacts dating
to the 1500s.

 

Ardmore

Eliza Cruce Hall Doll Museum
320 E Street NW, Ardmore 73401 580/223-8290
M-Th 10a-8:30p, F-Sa 10a-4p Closed legal holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Housed within the Ardmore Public Library, contains approximately 300 rare and antique dolls from around
the world.

Military Memorial Museum
PO Box 225, Ardmore 73402
31 Sunset Drive 580/226-5522
Tu-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas G,H,M FREE(D)
6,000 square feet of military artifacts, from the Civil War to Desert Storm. Within Greater Southwest
Historical Museum.

Tucker Tower Nature Center
3310 S Lake Murray Drive #1, Ardmore 73401
Lake Murray Resort Park 580/223-2109
Sum, Daily 9a-7p; Spr & Fal, W-Su 9a-5p Closed Dec-Jan M .50
Housed in 1930s governor's retreat built by the WPA, contains fossils & exhibits of natural and cultural
history of the Lake Murray area.

 

Atoka

Confederate Memorial Museum/Information Center
PO Box 245, Atoka 74525
US-69 N 580/889-7192
M-Sa 9a-4p Closed legal holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
On the site of a Confederate outpost, exhibits focus on area Civil War activity and Atoka County history.
Cemetery, Choctaw artifacts.

 

Davis

Arbuckle Historical Museum
12 Main, Santa Fe Depot, Davis 73030 580/369-3721
Su 1-5p FREE(D)
Includes local history and a scale model of Fort Arbuckle, which was active from 1851-1870.

 

Durant

Fairchilds Gallery
405 Denison, Durant 74701 580/924-2399
By appt GBA, H,M FREE
Collection of American Indian artwork includes 300-year-old doll collection, oil paintings, bronzes,
beadwork and rugs.

Fort Washita Military Park
HC 62, Box 213, Durant 74701
15 mi E on SH-199 580/924-6502
M-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
Remains and grounds of mid-1800s military frontier post. Buildings house military artifacts.

Three Valley Museum
PO Box 1191, Durant 74701
16th and Elm 580/920-1907
M-Sa 1:30-4:30p Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Housed in basement of 1909 building that serves as Choctaw Nation headquarters; artifacts of early
statehood.

 

Gene Autry

Gene Autry Oklahoma Museum
PO Box 67, Gene Autry 74346
NE of Ardmore on SH-53 E 580/294-3047
Sa 10a-4p, Su 1-4p or by appt Closed Christmas GBA, H,M, FREE(D)
Dedicated to the "Singing Cowboys of the B Western Movies," offers memorabilia of Western film stars.

 

Healdton

Healdton Oil Museum
315 E Main, Healdton 73438 580/229-0317
F-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays G,H,M FREE(D)
Site of what was once the richest oilfield in the world; exhibits of tools, well-drilling equipment and
related items.

 

Lindsay

Murray-Lindsay Mansion
PO Box 282, Lindsay 73052
410 SW 5 405/756-8636
Tu-Su 1-5p GBA, H,M FREE(D)
1881 home and furnishings of prominent Chickasaw settler features 187-piece teapot collection,
photos and other family items.

 

Sulphur

Arbuckle Historical Museum
113 West Muskogee, Sulphur 73086 580/622-2824
M-Sa 8a-4p Closed legal holidays GBA, H FREE(D)
Focuses on the history of the Chickasaw, mineral springs, former Platt National Park and early ranch life.

Travertine Nature Center
PO Box 201, Sulphur 73086
US-77, Chickasaw National Recreation Area 580/622-3165
Sum, M-Th 8a-7p, F-Sa 8a-9p; Win, 8a-5p Closed Christmas & New Years GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Educational exhibits about area wildlife; living rattlesnakes, turtles, centipedes and a barred owl.

 

Tishomingo

Bank of the Chickasaw National Museum
101 S Capital Ave, Tishomingo 73460
413 W Main 580/371-2175
M-F 8a-5p Closed holidays G,M FREE(D)
Restored structure was the bank for the Chickasaw Tribe at the turn of the century.


 

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Kiamichi Country

Broken Bow - Fort Towson - Haworth - Idabel - McAlester -
Swink - Tuskahoma - Wilburton
 

Broken Bow

Gardner Mansion & Museum
Route 1 Box 576, Broken Bow 74728
6 mi E on US-70 580/584-6588
Sum, M-F 8a-6p, Su 2-6p; Win, M-F 10a-5p, Su 2-5p GBA, M $2a, $1c
On the grounds of this Choctaw chief's 1880 home is a 2,000-year old Cypress tree killed by lightning in
1982.

 

Fort Towson

Fort Towson Military Park
HC 63, Box 1580, Fort Towson 74735-9273
1 mi NE of city 580/873-2634
M-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
Ruins of 1824-1854 Army post with artifacts on display. Site of Civil War General Stand Watie's
surrender in 1865.


 

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Haworth

Henry Harris Home
HC 60, Box 2070, Haworth 74740
5 1/2 mi SW on SH-3
Phone:  405-245-1129
By appt GBA, M FREE(D)
1867 residence of Choctaw leader; original furnishings. Displays detail the Trail of Tears period of Indian
removal to Oklahoma.

Goodland Presbyterian Children's Home
PO Box 70, Hugo 74743
SW of city on SH-271A 580/326-7568
M-Sa 8a-5p Closed 1st 2 weeks of both Jul and Dec GBA, H,M FREE(D)
1848 buildings still in use as orphanage and boarding school for American Indian children.

Showmen's Rest/Mt Olivet Cemetery
c/o Chamber of Commerce, 200 S Broadway, Hugo 74743
Trice & 8th St 580/326-7511
Daily 8a-5p GBA, H,M FREE
Unusual monuments of circus performers; burial place of champion bull riders Freckles Brown and
Lane Frost.

 

Idabel

Museum of the Red River
812 E Lincoln Rd, Idabel 74745 580/286-3616
Tu-Sa 10a-5p Closed major holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Explores diversity of American Indian cultures of North and South America, from ancient times to the
present.

 

McAlester

Coal Miners Memorial Plaza
PO Box 759, McAlester 74501
400 S 3rd, Chadick Park
Daily GBA, H,M FREE
Documents the impact of the coal mining industry in early Pittsburg County. Coal miners Wall of
Memories; Carl Albert statue.

McAlester Building Foundation
PO Box 1846, McAlester 74502
200 E Adams 918/423-2932
M-F 8a-2p, Sa-Su by appt Closed major holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Themed rooms and hands-on displays in old high school contain Indian history, coal mining, military
hall of fame.

Pittsburg County Historical Museum
113 E Carl Albert Pkwy, McAlester 74501 918/423-2550
M-F 9a-3p Closed legal holidays GBA FREE(D)
Research and genealogical library, Dawes Indian Rolls; mining, Indian artifacts.

 

Swink

Choctaw Chief's House
PO Box 165, Swink 74761
US-70 between Ft Towson and Valliant 580/873-2301
By appt GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Renovated 1837 home of Choctaw Chief, built by the U.S. government as prescribed by the 1830
Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek.

 

Tuskahoma

Choctaw Nation Museum
HC 64 Box 3270, Tuskahoma 74574-9758
US-271 N 918/569-4465
Sum, Tu-Sa 8a-4p; Win, M-F 8a-4p Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
1884 capitol of the Choctaw tribe houses vintage clothing, tribal documents and Choctaw pottery. Gift shop.

 

Wilburton

Robbers Cave Nature Center
PO Box 9, Wilburton 74578
SH-2, Robbers Cave State Park 918/465-5154
Su-F 10a-5p, Sa 10a-7p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, H,M FREE
Refurbished CCC bathhouse with exhibits about Native American history, natural history and the
environment. Gift shop.


 

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Red Carpet Country

Aline - Alva - Blackwell - Boise City - Buffalo - Cherokee - Cheyenne -
Enid Gage - GoodwellKingfisher - Laverne - Medford - Perry -
Ponca City - Tonkawa - Woodward

Aline

Sod House Museum
Rt 1, Aline 73716
Hwy. 8 S of Aline
580/463-2441
sodhouse@ok-history.mus.ok.us
Tuesday - Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday - Sunday  2pm - 5 pm Closed Mondays and state holidays
Built in 1894 by Marshal McCully, it is the last sod house built by a homesteader in Oklahoma. Furnished and preserved by the Oklahoma Historical Society, features include authentic artifacts of early farm life, outbuildings, cellar, equipment and farm machinery. Guided tours available with advance notice.  4.5 miles N of Cleo Springs on Hwy 8.

 

Alva

Cherokee Strip Museum
Alva Municipal Airport Museum 901 14th St, Alva 73717 South of the town of Alva
2 miles S of Hwy 64/281 junction on Hwy 281.

Phone:  580-327-2898
Nov-Apr: Daily 8am-6pm. May-Oct: Daily 8am-8pm.Closed holidays
40 rooms of displays include a drug store, kitchen, firearms, model railroad, military items.
This museum provides a historic glimpse into the past, with special areas focusing on the World War II prisoner of war camp formerly located in Alva, along with many photographs from the late 1930s and 40s.


Blackwell

Top Of Oklahoma Historical Museum
303 S Main, Blackwell 74631
Phone: 580-363-0209
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm (may close early according to visitor flow)
Housed in the 1912 "Electric Park Pavilion" this museum contains items from the 1893 Cherokee Strip Land Run to the present. Museum collection includes farm tools, cameras, saddles, furniture, clothing, kitchen equipment, Indian paintings, pianos, early televisions, and much more. Industry exhibits and a church setting are also featured. Themes include Victorian, country/western, American Indian, architectural, and Main Street. See the Brick Walk of History, early day well cover (now a gazebo), and the beautiful water fountain at the entrance. Don't forget to visit the gift shop! From Hwy 11, go 1 mile S to 300 block. We are on W side of street in a large white building.  Gift Shop, Handicap Accessible, Meeting Room

 

Boise City

Cimarron Heritage Center
P.O. Box 214, Boise City, OK 73933 Phone: 580-544-3479
Open Monday-Thursday from 10:00 to 12:00 and 1:00-3:30 and Friday and Saturday from 1:00-4:00

A county and area museum that tells the comprehensive history of Cimarron County. We have info that
includes dinosaurs, Plains Indian, Santa Fe Trail, Dust Bowl, Ranching; and several other interesting items
such as Cox Button Collection, Rhoton Bottle Collection, Rhoton Barbed Wire Collection; a restored 1917
REO Truck, a 1916 Dort Hearse; a 1941 Packard. We are adding an outdoor Windmill exhibit and future
plans include a half dugout. The entrance to our museum is a house designed by Oklahoma architect
Bruce Goff, and we have a new 1600 square foot main museum building. We are open all year, closed for
holidays. We do not charge, but take donations. We are located at 1300 N. Cimarron in Boise City or
HWY 287 north, on the edge of town, look for the giant Aptoasaurus iron sculpture.
e-mail: museum@ptsi.net
 

Buffalo

Buffalo Museum
PO Box 224, Buffalo 73834
108 S Hoy 580/735-6177
Open May 1-Nov 1: Fri-Sat 1-4pm, Sun 2-4pm, or year round by appointment
Located inside an original downtown business district structure, local artifacts are featured, as well as displays about the Fort Dodge Trail Crossing, a furnished sod house and Doby Springs.

 

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Cherokee

Alfalfa County Museum
PO Box 201, Cherokee 73728
102 E Main 580/596-2960
alhistory@itlnet.net
Tue-Thu 10am-4pm, or by appointment
This museum is housed in a former hotel and features pioneer life artifacts from northwest Oklahoma, Cherokee Strip memorabilia, an old time kitchen and school room, Lt. Col. Custer's sister's box grand piano, and early local ranch history. Donations accepted.

 

Cheyenne

Black Kettle Museum
PO Box 252, Cheyenne 73628
101 S LL Males Ave
LL Males & Broadway
Phone:  580-497-3929, E-Mail
bkmus@dobsonteleco.com
Jan-Feb: Closed Mon-Thur, Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4pm)
Displays and new exhibits focus on the history of the Cheyenne people and the Battle of the Washita, when Lt. Col. Custer and the 7th Cavalry attacked Cheyenne Chief Black Kettle's village on Nov 27, 1868. Suggested donation of $1 for adults and .50 for children. Relates story of the Southern Cheyenne, Battle of the Washita and early settlement of the area. Gift Shop. Tour Bus Parking, Tour Group Welcome Reception

Briggs Family Private Museum
305 S 3rd St
Cheyenne, OK 73628
Phone:  580-497-3693
Private collection of antiques, glassware and other vintage items, including a prairie half dugout, completely furnished with 1900 period furnishings; a summer cottage surrounded by English-style flower gardens and featuring vintage washing machines, a collection of 90 sadirons and several butter churns; an early style western barn containing a blacksmith forge with tools, antique carpenter tools, one-horse drawn planters and other antique tools; and an old two-story hotel that is in the process of being restored to house a collection of antique furniture, art and artifacts from various parts of the world. Open any day by appointment.From Hwy 283, go 2 blocks W on Bell St.Loel E. Briggs
 

Pioneer Museum Complex
City Park
Cheyenne, OK 73628
Phone:  580-497-3318, Toll Free: 877-497-3318  E-Mail:  rmcmuseums@juno.com
Six museums with varied interests are located on the park grounds, including a one-room schoolhouse, veterans museum featuring uniforms from every war and conflict, Santa Fe Depot, 1908 log cabin, chapel and heirloom garden. The Roll One Room School House offers hands-on history lesson of 1910 for area fourth grade students in April, May and October. Visitors welcome at all times. Donations welcome  Open year round Mon-Sat 10am-4pm.  From I-40 Exit 20 (Sayre), go N on Hwy 283 to Cheyenne. Park is located on S edge of town.  http://www.cheyenneokchamber.com

Washita Battle Site
PO Box 252, Cheyenne 73628
SH-47/SH-47A, 1 mi W 580-497-2742
This national historic site marks the site of Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer's 1868 early-morning attack on the Southern Cheyenne village of Chief Black Kettle. During the summer, ranger-led talks are available each weekend morning at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 and each afternoon at 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00, beginning and ending at the battlefield overlook on Hwy 47A. Programs may be available weekdays by advance request. Trail guides are available at the Black Kettle Museum in Cheyenne. A 1.5 mile self-guided trail is also available to visitors; proper shoes and clothing is advised. This site is a unit of the National Park Service. The grand opening of the Washita Exhibits will be November 7, 2007. Go to http://www.nps.gov/waba for more information. Battle site open daily from sunrise to sunset.



North Central Oklahoma Cactus Botanical Garden
PO Box 326, Covington 73730
308 W Main 405/864-7401, 580/864-7787
Tu-Fri 8a-5p, Sa 8a-noon, Su tours only Closed some holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
1500-plus varieties of rare and exotic cacti and succulents; educational displays about plant care.
Gift shop.

 

Enid

George's Antique Auto Museum
508 S Grand, Enid 73702 580/242-6815
Sum, W-Sa 10a-5p Closed Win G,H,M $3.50a, $2,50sc, $2c 6-16
45 rare and one-of-a-kind autos and related memorabilia from the 1920s and '30s, displayed in a
re-created small town.

Leonardo's Discovery Warehouse
200 E Maple, Enid 73701 580/233-2787
Tu-Sa 9:30a-5:30p, Su 2-5p
Closed Easter, Christmas, New Years Day GBA, H,M $4
Interactive hands-on science and art museum especially for children, housed in 1909 warehouse.
Gift shop.


Midgley Museum,
1001 Sequoyah Drive, Enid 73703 580/234-7265
Tu-F 10a-5p, Sa-Su 2-5p
Closed legal holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Furnished home built of petrified wood and rock. Unique rock and mineral collections, area items, gift shop.


Railroad Museum of Oklahoma
702 N Washington, Enid 73701-3138
580/233-3051
Tu-F 1-4p, Sa 9a-1p or by appt
Closed legal holidays GBA, H,M Admission donation requested
State's largest collection of railroad equipment, memorabilia & related items; static displays of rolling stock.

 

Gage

Jim Powers Junk Art Museum
PO Box 145, Gage 73843
SH-46 & SH-15S 580-923-7935
Sum, M-F 1-5p & year round by appt GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Outdoor displays of eclectic scrap metal folk art and sculpture; indoor collection of artifacts
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Goodwell

No Man's Land Museum
PO Box 278,
207 W Sewell
Goodwell 73939
580/349-2670
Tu-Sa 9a-noon & 1-5p Closed state holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
History of the Oklahoma panhandle area; Indian artifacts, doll collection, items of early settlement.


 

Kingfisher

Chisholm Trail Museum
605 Zellers Ave, Kingfisher 73750 580/375-5176
Tu-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Site is on original trade route opened by Jesse Chisholm in 1861. 1889 Land Run exhibits, historic buildings.

Governor A.J. Seay Mansion
605 Seay Ave, Kingfisher 73750 580/375-5176
Tu-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
1890s home of second territorial governor of Oklahoma, who had hoped Kingfisher would become the state
capital.

 

Laverne

Laverne Museum
PO Box 444, Laverne 73848
1st & Broadway 580/921-3612
By appt GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Extensive collection of Indian artifacts; dolls, Jayne Jayroe items and 1,000-plus shoe collection.

 

Medford

Grant County Museum
PO Box 31, Medford 73759
Cherokee & Main 580/395-2822
By appt Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
History & development of the area from the 1893 Cherokee Strip land run; farm equipment, 1890s clothing,
cooking equipment.

 

Perry


Cherokee Strip Museum/Rose Hill School
2617 W Fir, Perry 73077 580/336-2405
Tu-F 9a-5p, Sa 10a-4p Closed state holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
History of the Cherokee Outlet and rural life. 1895 school offers 1910 curriculum classes Sep-May.


 

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Ponca City


Cann Memorials
1000 E Grand, Ponca City 74601
1500 E Grand 580/767-0427
Daily GBA, H,M FREE
Concrete walkways wind through herb gardens, native grasses, arbors, sundials & a reflection pond.


Marland Mansion Estate
901 Monument Rd, Ponca City 74604
580-767-0420; 1-800-422-8340
Open 10-5, Mon-Sat; 1-5 Sun
Admission: Adults-$5; Srs-$4;Children-$3
Guided Tours - Daily 1:30; Sat & Sun-1:30 & 3:00

This 55-room "Palace on the Prairie" was the home of E.W. Marland, oil millionaire and 10th governor of
Oklahoma. A National Historic Landmark, the 1928 mansion is a piece of artwork in itself and the family
story is fascinating. Also on tour is the Marland Oil Museum, Bryant Baker Gallery, and Lydie's Cottage.
Website: marlandmansion.com


Pioneer Woman Museum
701 Monument Rd, Ponca City 74604
580/765-6108
Tu-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays & during 1996 expansion GBA, H,M fee
17-foot bronze monument and museum in honor of the women who settled in Oklahoma. Gift shop.

Ponca City Art Center
PO Box 1394, Ponca City 74602
819 E Central 580/765-9746
W-Su 1-5p Closed major holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
Work of artists is housed in 1925 mansion with lavish walnut woodwork, beveled glass and terrazzo tile floor.

Marland's Grand Home
1000 E. Grand, Ponca City
580-767-0427
Open 10-5, Tues - Sat; Closed Sunday and Monday
Admission: Adults-$3; Children-$1
The first mansion built by E.W. Marland, this 1916 home is now an historic house museum. Visitors can
view the first indoor swimming pool in Oklahoma, and learn of the early history of this great oil baron. 
Exhibits include family rooms, Native American exhibits and memorabilia from the 101 Ranch and Wild
West Show.

Shattuck Windmill Museum & Park
PO Box 755, Shattuck 73858
SH-15 & US-283 580/938-2818
Daily GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Outdoor display of rare and restored mills from 1850-1950 illustrate the impact of water and wind on
the development of the High Plains.

 

Tonkawa

Tonkawa Tribal Museum
PO Box 70, Tonkawa 74653
SE of Tonkawa, Tonkawa Tribal Complex 580/628-2561
M-F 8-a 5p Closed legal holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Artifacts, photographic history of Tonkawa tribe; items from southwestern & northern tribes. Nez Perce
tribal cemetery nearby.

 

Woodward

Fort Supply Military Park
PO Box 247, Fort Supply 73841
US-270 N, 1 Wm Key Blvd 580/766-3767
M-F 9a-4p Closed state holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
Frontier Army fort from 1868-1895 includes five historic structures and visitor center with interpretive exhibits.

Plains Indians & Pioneers Museum & Art Center
2009 Williams Ave, Woodward 73801 580/256-6136
Tu-Sa 10a-5p Closed major holidays GBA (10 day advance notice), H,M FREE(D)
Focuses on Plains Tribes, ranching and homesteaders; art gallery. Special tours of nearby "Kathmandu"
outdoor sculpture garden.


 

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Frontier Country

Arcadia - Coyle - Edmond - El Reno - Guthrie - Langston -
Noble - Norman - Okemah - Oklahoma City  - Perkins -
Prague - Purcell - Ripley - Seminole - Shawnee -
Stillwater - Stroud - Wewoka - Yale - Yukon


 

Arcadia


Round Barn
PO Box 134, Arcadia 73007
11250 NE SH-66 405/396-2398
Daily 10a-5p Closed Christmas & New Years GBA, H,M FREE(D)
This restored 1898 landmark along old Route 66 is the only wooden round barn in Oklahoma. Exhibits
and gift shop inside.

 

Coyle


Gerald Johnson Free Museum
PO Box 175, Coyle 73027-0175
216 E Main 405/466-2440
M,Tu,W,F by appt GBA, M FREE
An old saloon holds a "collection of anything that ever was" from around the world; Indian artifacts, rocks,
shaving mugs and more.

 

Edmond

University of Central Oklahoma Special Collections/Archives
100 N University Dr, Box 132, Edmond 73034
Evans Hall Room 103, UCO campus 405/341-2980 Ext 3322
M 8a-8p, Tu 8a-5p, Sa 8:30a-12:30p Closed when school is not in session GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Numerous collections include early settlement documents, photo archives, archaeological reports,
genealogy resources.

 

El Reno

Canadian County Historical Museum
300 S Grand, El Reno 73036
Rock Island Depot 405/262-5121
W-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1:30-5p Closed major holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Depot, barn, jailhouse, 1-room school, 2-story hotel with artifacts of the area, Red Cross Canteen, General
Sheridan's Headquaters, the church, and the caboose. Rock Island railroad items, Fort Reno history.

Darlington Game Bird Hatchery
Rt 3, Box 121, El Reno 73036
3 mi N on US-81, then 3 mi W 405/262-2372
M-F, 9-11a & 1-4p GBA, M FREE(D)
Quail hatchery tours, wildlife viewing; site of 1870s Darlington Agency for the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes.

Fort Reno
PO Box 67, El Reno 73736
5 mi W, 2 mi N on SH-66 405/262-1188
M-F 8a-4:30p Closed legal holidays GBA, H,M FREE
Site of cavalry outpost set up in 1874 to protect the Darlington Indian Agency; War II German POW
cemetery.

 

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Guthrie


Oklahoma Sports Museum
315 W. Oklahoma
Guthrie, OK
Friday 1-5 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday 1-5 PM
Or by appointment call: 405-260-1342 or 405-282-5484

Guthrie Scottish Rite Masonic Temple
PO Box 70, Guthrie 73044
900 E Oklahoma 405/282-1281
M-F 8-11a, 1-4p Closed holidays $2a,sc, accompanied children FREE
One of the world's largest Masonic buildings and a wonder of Greco-Roman architecture. Home of the
first state legislature.

National Lighter Museum
107 S 2nd, Guthrie 73044 405/282-3025
Daily 10a-6p Closed Christmas GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Thousands of items in this 55-year collection of man's early firemaking devices. The only known museum
of its kind in America.

Oklahoma Frontier Drug Store Museum
214 W Oklahoma, Guthrie 73044 405/282-1895
Tu-F 10a-5p, Sa-Su 10a-4p Closed major holidays GBA, H FREE(D)
Site of Oklahoma Territory's first drug store; authentic restoration includes numerous turn-of-the century
items.

Oklahoma Territorial Museum
406 E Oklahoma, Guthrie 73044 405/282-1889
Tu-F 9a-5p, Sa 10a-4p, Su 1-4p Closed state holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Focuses on the 1889 Land Run and Guthrie's territorial capital era. Adjacent to the historic 1902
Carnegie Library.

State Capital Publishing Museum
301 W Harrison, Guthrie 73044 405/282-4123
Tu-F 9a-5p, Sa 10a-4p, Su 1-4p Closed state holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
1903 printing and publishing business from Guthrie's territorial days. Printing and bookbinding
equipment from 1889-1916.

 

Langston

Beulah Land Cemetery
Off SH-33, NE of Langston University Campus
Daily FREE
Markers of town founders and former slaves echo the city's early history as an all-black city in Oklahoma
Territory.

Melvin B. Tolson Black Heritage Center
Langston University, Langston 73050 405/466-3346
M-F 8a-5p Closed holidays FREE(D)
African American art, books, records; the state's only resource center for the study of African and
African-American history.

 

Noble

Timberlake Rose Rock Museum
PO Box 663, Noble 73068-0663>
419 S US-77 405/872-9838
M-Sa 10a-6p Closed Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, H,M FREE
Dedicated to Oklahoma's official state rock, the barite rose. Rock displays, sculpture and natural items.
Gift shop.

 

Norman

International Lamborghini Museum
PO Box 720310, Norman 73070
3308 Broce Court 405/447-3353
Call for hours Closed major holidays GBA, H,M $6a, $5sc, c 12 and under FREE
Complete collection of all production models of the fabled sports car, including one-of-a-kind models.
Related displays.

Jacobson House Native American Arts Center
609 Chautauqua, Norman 73069 405/366-1667
Tu-Sa 1-5p & by appt Closed major holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Home of the Native American fine arts movement; traditional and contemporary exhibitions and seasonal
markets.

Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
1335 Asp Ave, Norman 73019-0606
University of Oklahoma Campus 405/325-4712
Tu-F 10a-5p, Sa-Su 2-5p (9a-1p during football games) Closed major holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
The official state museum of natural history. Collections document the natural and cultural history of
Oklahoma and the world.

 

Okemah

Territory Town Museum
Rt 2, Box 297A, Okemah 74859
I-40 Exit 217 918/623-2604
Sum, daily 8a-8p; Win, M-Sa 8a-6p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas G,H,M $2a, $1c under 12
Indian artifacts, Oklahoma history items, western memorabilia, guns, Civil War relics, souvenirs.

 

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Oklahoma City

45th Infantry Division Museum
2145 NE 36th, Oklahoma City, OK 73111 405/424-5313
Tu-F 9a-4:15p, Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed Christmas and New Years GBA, H,M FREE(D)
1938 WPA armory houses nation's largest National Guard/state military museum. Firearms, WWII
"Willie & Joe" cartoons, outdoor displays.

Creepy Hollow Living Museum
4913 Sage Ave, Oklahoma City 73109
7333 S Shields 405/632-6320
M-Th noon-8p, F noon-9p, Sa 10a-noon, Su noon-5p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, H,M $1,
ges 2 & under FREE Live reptiles, spiders, bats and other creatures create a hands-on education and
conservation experience for young and old.

Enterprise Square, USA
PO Box 11000, Oklahoma City 73136
2501 E Memorial 405/425-5030
Tu-Sa 9a-5p (9a-4p Fal & Win), Su 1-4p Closed major holidays GBA, H,M $6a, $4.50sc, $4c ages 6-18
High-tech museum experience teaches about America's free enterprise system through interactive
videos, computers and robots.

Harn Homestead & 1889er Museum
313 NE 16th, Oklahoma City 73104 405/235-4058
Tu-Sa 10a-3p, call for seasonal hours Closed Dec 25-Jan 1 & major holidays GBA, H,M $3a, $1.50c
Original home & historical buildings on site of 1889 land run claim features territorial era displays &
hands-on programs for children.

Henry Overholser Mansion
405 NW 15, Oklahoma City 73103 405/528-8485
Tu-S, 10am-3pm Hourly tours Closed state holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
Opulent Victorian home of social and civic leader features English carpets, French stained glass,
Antwerp fine oak paneling.


Kirkpatrick Center Museum Complex
2100 NE 52, Oklahoma City 73111 405/427-5461
Sum, M-Sa 9a-6p, Su noon-6p; Win, M-F 9a-5p, Sa-Su noon-6p Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving
GBA, H,M $6a, $4sc, $3.50c 3-12
350,000 square foot science, technology and education facility houses five museums, attractions,
and more than 300 interactive exhibits.

Red Earth Indian Center 405/427-5228
Omniplex Science Museum 405/424-5545
International Photography Hall of Fame & Museum 405/424-4055
Oklahoma Air and Space Museum 405/424-0203
Kirkpatrick Galleries 405/427-5461
Kirkpatrick Planetarium 405/424-5545
Kirkpatrick Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 405/427-5461

Martin Park Nature Center
5000 W Memorial, Oklahoma City 73142-2001 405/755-0676
Win, W-Su 9a-6p (call for seasonal hours) Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Nature walks, educational and interpretive programs about area wildlife, habitat conservation and
ecosystems.

Myriad Botanical Gardens
301 W Reno, Oklahoma City 73102
Reno & Robinson sts 405/297-3995
Daily 9a-6p Closed Christmas GBA, H,M $3a, $2sc, $1.25c 4-12
17-acre botanical garden features the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory. Bird, reptile & insect exhibits.
Gift shop.

National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center
1700 NE 63, Oklahoma City 73111 405/478-2250
Sep-May, 9a-5p; Jun-Aug, 8:30a-6p Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years GBA, H,M $6.50a,
$5.50sc, $3.25c 6-12, under 6 FREE
Showcase of the American West features renowned and rare art and artifacts representing the 17
western states. Gift shop.

National Softball Hall of Fame & Museum
2801 NE 50, Oklahoma City, OK 73111 405/424-5266
M-F 8a-4:30p, Sa 10a-4p, Su 1-4p Closed Christmas & New Years GBA, H,M $1a, .50sc & c under 12
Honors softball greats and chronicles the sport's development through history. Home of the Amateur
Softball Association.



Oklahoma Historical Society
2100 N. Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-521-2491
Located on the Southeast corner of the Capitol Complex


Oklahoma State Capitol
2300 N Lincoln, Oklahoma City 73195
NE 23 & Lincoln 405/521-3356
Daily 8a-4:30p Self-guided tours Hourly guided tours M-F 9a-3p Closed state holidays large groups by
appt; H,M FREE
One of the few capitols with a working oil well on the grounds.
Neoclassic Greco-Roman architecture; changing art exhibits.

Oklahoma City Museum/Fairgrounds
3113 Pershing Blvd, Oklahoma City 73107
State Fairgrounds 405/946-4477
Tu-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed major holidays GBA, H,M $3.50a, $2.50sc, c 12 & under FREE
5 themed galleries and a sculpture court feature century-spanning exhibitions of various cultures and
historical eras. Gift shop.

Oklahoma City Zoological Park
2101 NE 50, Oklahoma City 73111 405/424-3344
Oct-Mar, daily 9a-5p; Apr-Sep, daily 9a-6p Closed Christmas & New Years $4a, $2sc & c 3-11, under
3 FREE
Oldest zoo in the Southwest and one of the top in the nation features the Great EscApe primate habitat
and Aquaticus marinelife exhibit.

Oklahoma Firefighters Museum
PO Box 11507, Oklahoma City 73136
2716 NE 50 405/424-3440
Daily 10a-4:30p Closed major holidays GBA, H,M $3a, $2sc, $1.50c 6-12
Exhibits relate firefighting through history, from 1730s bucket brigades to the present. Murrah Building
bombing memorial.

Oklahoma Governor's Mansion
820 NE 23, Oklahoma City 73105 405/521-2342
Feb-Nov, W, 1-3p (tours on the half hour) Closed Dec-Jan H,M FREE(D)
Built in 1928 as official home of Oklahoma governors; historic furnishings, art and artifacts.

Oklahoma Heritage Center
201 NW 14, Oklahoma City 73103 405/235-4458
M-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas weekends GBA, H,M $3a, $2.50sc, $2c 10-18,
under 10 FREE
Furnished mansion of Judge R.A. Hefner; Oklahoma Hall of Fame Gallery, heritage galleria, book center,
prize-winning gardens.

 

Omniplex Science Museum
2100 NE 52nd St.
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
Main Line: (405) 602-OMNI (6664)
Main Fax: (405) 602-3768
Toll Free: (800) 532-7652
School and Group Reservations: (405) 602-3760
Group Reservations Fax: (405) 602-3766

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

OmniDome Theater is an incredible adventure for the entire family!

 


The Big Ticket (Includes access to exhibits, planetarium and choice of one OmniDome show)
Adult (13-64): $13.50
Senior (65+)/Child (3-12): $10.25
  • Prices for Exhibits only are $9.50 for adults and $8.25 for seniors and children.
  • Prices for OmniDome Theater presentations are $8.25 for adults and $6.75 for seniors and children.
  • Prices do not include tax surcharge.
  • Children under three are admitted free of charge, but must sit on parent's lap in OmniDome and
    planetarium
    • presentations.
    • Group rates are available for parties of 15 or more.
    Parking
    Parking is FREE and located just north of the museum. There is ample turn-around room for RVs and buses.

    Annual Passes:
    Purchase an OmniExplorers membership and enjoy Omniplex year-round!

    Family or Grand Explorer Pass: $60
    Family Passes include two parents living in home and all children under 18 living in home. Grand Passes include two adults and all grandchildren under the age of 18.

    Explorer Pass includes the following:
     
  • FREE admission to Omniplex
  • Two FREE tickets to OmniDome Theater and a 10% discount on additional OmniDome tickets
  • FREE Kirkpatrick Planetarium admission
  • FREE admission to over 200 other science centers
  • Subscription to The Explorer magazine
  • Discounts on children's classes and museum store purchases
  • Plus other great benefits

State Museum of History
2100 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City 73105
Wiley Post Building 405/521-2491
M-Sa 8a-5p Closed state holidays H,M FREE(D)
Chronological exhibits and displays, including multicultural heritage, early settlement, agriculture and
military history.

World Organization of China Painters
2641 NW 10th, Oklahoma City 73107 405/521-1234
M-F 10a-4p Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Hand-painted dishes, portraits, figurines and other items from around the world, as well as local works.
Gift shop.

 

Perkins

Great Hope School House, Dist. 22
PO Box 667, Perkins 74059
W of city 800/872-2996
By appt GBA, M FREE
The area's oldest one-room school house, built in 1904 for the education of African-American children.
Restoration underway.

Old Church Center & Museum
PO Box 788, Perkins 74059
202 E Thomas Ave 405/547-2416
Open 1st Su of each month & by appt GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Museum complex includes 1891 church, the oldest public building in Payne County. Cimarron valley
history. Hands-on exploration encouergaee


 

Prague

Prague Historical Museum
NBU 8601, Prague 74864
1008 N Broadway 405/567-4750
M,F 9a-noon, W 1-4p Closed holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
Reflects the history of Czech pioneers who founded Prague in 1902. City is birthplace of athlete Jim
Thorpe; area artifacts and records.
 

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Purcell

McClain County Museum
203 W Washington, Purcell 73080 405/527-5894
M-F noon-4p Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Eleven rooms of artifacts, furniture, other items relating to area history. Photo collection, genealogy &
historical records.

 

Ripley

Washington Irving Trail Museum
Rt 1, Box 880, Ripley 74062
2 3/4 mi S of SH-51 on Mehan Rd 405/624-9130
Sum, Tu-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p; Win, Th-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p & by appt Closed Christmas & New Years
GBA, H,M FREE(D)

Chronicles area's heritage, including 1832 tour by Washington Irving, who documented the journey in his
book "A Tour on the Prairies." The museum's exhibits cover Washington Irving's 1832 trip through
Oklahoma;, the historic gunfight between the Doolin-Dalton gang and U.S. Marshals at neaarby Ingalls;
Otto Gray's Oklahoma Cowboy Band (the country's first western band); Ripley's legendary Rough Rider
and bronc buster Billy McGinty; the Battle of Round Mountains - and much more.
 

Seminole

Seminole Historical Museum
PO Box 202, Seminole 74818-0202
1717 SH-9 W 405/382-1500
10a-4p Tu-Sa, Su 1-5p Closed holidays GBA, H,M Admission fees vary
Collection of antique woodworking tools; farm machinery and equipment, 1926 dental x-ray machine,
historic photos, changing exhibits.

Jasmine Moran Children's Museum
PO Box 1828, Seminole 74868
1714 SH-9 W 800-259-KIDS, 405/382-0950
Tu-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed Jan 1-14, Mother's Day & major holidays GBA, H,M $5a & c age 3 and up;
$4sc.  Geared to children ages 3-12; hands-on exhibits about grownup careers create a child-size town
that encourages role playing.

 

Shawnee

Bob Townsend Classic Autos & Antiques
PO Box 456, Shawnee 74801
9200 N Harrison 405/275-1930, 405/275-7701
M,F,S noon-6p & by appt GBA, H,M $3.50a, c 12 & under FREE
Antique and classic cars from 1906 to 1938; autos owned by Mae West, Elvis Presley and
Sammy Davis, Jr. on display.

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art
1900 W MacArthur, Shawnee 74801 405/878-5300
Tu-Su 1-4p Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
State's oldest art museum features Egyptian artifacts and mummies, art from the Renaissance to
early 20th century; Indian artifacts.

Potawatomi Tribal Museum
1901 S Gordon Cooper Dr, Shawnee 74801 800-880/9880, 405/275-3119
M-F 8a-5p, Sa 9a-4p Closed legal holidays GBA, H FREE(D)
Indian crafts, clothing, art, books; located on tribal grounds. Restaurant & gift shop.

Santa Fe Depot Museum
PO Box 114, Shawnee 74801
614 E Main 405/275-8412
Tu-F 10a-4p, Sa-Su 2-4p GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Numerous artifacts housed in photogenic depot of Bedford stone; unique architecture resembles a
Scottish lighthouse.

 

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Stillwater

Gardiner Art Gallery
108 Bartlett Center, Stillwater 74074
Knoblock & Elm (Oklahoma State University campus) 405/744-6016
M-F 8a-5p, Sa 9a-1p, Su 1-5p Closed university holidays & summer weekends GBA, H FREE(D)
Focuses on 20th century American art; also 18th to 20th century European art, non-western cultures
& history of graphic design.

National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum
405 W Hall of Fame Ave, Stillwater 74075 405/377-5243
M-F 9a-4p Closed holidays H,M FREE(D)
Exhibits about the history of wrestling; only national hall of fame devoted to the sport of college &
Olympic wrestling.

Oklahoma Museum of Higher Education, Old Central
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater 74078
OSU campus 405/624-3220
Tu-F 9a-5p, Sa 10a-4p Closed state holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
Nation's only museum devoted to a state's higher education history, housed in 1894 college building.
Higher education Hall of Fame.

Pfeiffer Farm Collection
Rt 1, Box 726, Stillwater 74075
SH-51 & Fairgrounds Rd 405/377-1275
M-F 8a-4:30p & by appt GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Local antique trucks, tractors & other farm machinery & equipment; outdoor and indoor static displays.

Sheerar Museum
PO Box 2475, Stillwater 74076
7th & Duncan 405/377-0359
Tu-F 11a-4p, Sa-Su 1-4p Closed major holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Permanent exhibits illustrate area history. Sheerar Button Collection contains some 4,000 buttons from
the 1740s-1930s.

 

Stroud

Sac & Fox National Public Library
Rt 2, Box 246, Stroud 74079
US-377, 6 mi S of city 918/968-3526
M-F 10a-4:30p Closed legal holidays & May 20 GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Historical exhibits, materials on tribal history and culture; geneology & language/cultural revitalization
information.

 

Wewoka

Seminole Nation Museum
PO Box 1532, Wewoka 74884
524 S Wewoka 405/257-5580
Tu-Su 1-5p Closed Jan, Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Focuses on the people of Seminole County, including American Indians and freedmen. Re-created indoor
pioneer town.

 

Yale

Jim Thorpe Home
706 E Boston, Yale 74085 918/387-2815
F,Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Home of the World's Greatest Athlete, who lived there from 1917-1923. Track & field awards and family
items on display.

 

Yukon

Yukon's Best Railroad Museum
1020 W Oak, Yukon 73099
3rd & Main 405/354-5079
By appt GBA, M FREE(D)
Static display of caboose and rail cars contains Rock Island antiques and artifacts, plus general rail items.
Includes Route 66 exhibit.

Yukon Historical Society Museum & Art Center
601 Oak, Yukon 73099 405/350-7810
Th, Sa 1-4p Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
1910 school building contains 6 rooms of early items; doctor's office, school, Czech history room, "Yukon's
Best" flour mill history.
 

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Green Country

Barnsdall - Bartlesville - Bernice - Broken Arrow - Catoosa -
Checotah - Claremore - Cleveland - Colcord - Collinsville -
Fort Gibson - Gore - Grove - Heavener - Henryetta - Hominy - Hulbert - Jay - Jenks -
Keota - Locust Grove - Mannford     Miami - Muskogee - Nowata -
Okmulgee - Oologah - Owasso - Pawhuska - Pawnee - Pensacola - Picher - Poteau -
Pryor  Ralston - Sallisaw - Sand Springs - Sapulpa - Spiro - Sallisaw - Tahlequah - Talihina
Tulsa - Vinita - Wagoner - Warner - Webbers Falls
 

 

Barnsdall

 

Bigheart Museum
PO Box 849, Barnsdall 74002
6th & Main 918-847-2397
Tu-F noon-4p, Sa 9a-1p Closed major holidays G,H,M FREE(D)
Town was once named Bigheart in honor of prominent Osage Chief. Cherokee and Osage Nation artifacts;
oil refinery items. 
Located 37 miles NW of Tulsa on Hwy 11.


 

Bartlesville

Bartlesville Community Center
PO Box 1027, Bartlesville 74006
300 SE Adams Blvd 918/337-2787
M-F 8a-5p & during events Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
This acoustical wonder, designed by the chief architect of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, features
changing exhibits in its gallery.

Frank Phillips Home
1107 Cherokee Avenue, Bartlesville 74003 918/336-2491
W-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays GBA, M donations suggested
26-room mansion built in 1909 for co-founder of Phillips Petroleum Co. features original furnishings and art.

La Quinta Mansion
2201 Silver Lake Rd, Bartlesville 74006
Wesleyan Campus 918/336-6943, 918/335-6234
Th 10:30a tour & by appt Closed holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
1930 home of oilman Henry Foster, this 32,000-square foot, 32-room Spanish-style mansion offers elegant
architectural detail.

Woolaroc
PO Box 1647, Bartlesville 74005
12 mi SW on SH-123 918/336-0307
Sum, daily 10a-5p; Win, Tu-Sa 10a-5p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas $4a, $3sc c under 16 FREE
Country retreat of oilman Frank Phillips features a world-class museum, Indian heritage center, rustic lodge,
wildlife preserve.

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Bernice

National Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum
Rt 3, #1 Star Kustom Ave, Afton 74331
SH-85A, Monkey Island 918/257-4234
W-Sa 11a-5p & by appt Closed Jan-Feb & major holidays GBA, H,M $6a, $5sc, $3c 8-12
24 custom-built cars and street rods, hall of fame for famous custom designers; photos & memorabilia,
all indoors.

 

Broken Arrow

Broken Arrow Historical Society Museum
400 S Main, 918/258-2616
PO Box 371, Broken Arrow 74012

Group tours are available and scheduled by calling 918-258-2616 or by email to bahistoricalsociety@yahoo.com
Gift shop in the museum

The Broken Arrow Historical Society Museum features several themed and interactive exhibits housed in a jail cell, store fronts, carnival booth, depot, coal tipple, and even a genuine Civil War era log cabin. The Tribal Town exhibit is unique and recreates an open air setting with a round house enclosure to tell the story of the 'Broken Arrow' band of Creek Indians which gave their name to the modern city.



Catoosa

Arkansas River Historical Society Museum
5350 Cimarron Rd, Catoosa 74015-3027
Tulsa Port of Catoosa 918/266-2291
M-F 8a-4p Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
History & development of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. Located the nation's
largest inland port.

 

Checotah

Deep Fork Nature Center
HC 60, Box 1340, Checotah 74426
US-150, Fountainhead State Park 918/689-7450
Call for hours Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Natural history, wildlife exhibits, interpretive displays; elk and longhorn cattle viewing nearby.

Honey Springs Battlefield Park
c/o Friends of Honey Springs, PO Box 765, Checotah 74426
4 mi NE of city, Rentiesville 918/473-6377, 918/473-2070 Daily G,H,M FREE
Site of the future state's largest Civil War battle; this "Gettysburg of the West" involved Black, Hispanic
and Indian soldiers.

Katy Depot Center
PO Box 721, Checotah 74426
US-69/US-266 junction, MKT Depot 918/473-6377
Apr-Dec, M,Th,F,Sa 11a-4p, Su 2-4p Closed win GBA, H,M FREE(D)
1890 wooden MKT depot houses local artifacts, railroad memorabilia, Honey Springs battle &
steer wrestling exhibits.

 

Claremore

Belvidere Mansion
c/o Rogers County Historical Society, PO Box 774, Claremore 74018
121 N Chickasaw 918/342-1127
W,Th 10a-3p & by appt GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Three-story Victorian home was built before statehood. Period furnishings; tour guides wear period clothing.

J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum
PO Box 966, Claremore 74018
333 N Lynn Riggs Blvd 918/341-5707
M-Sa 8:30a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, H FREE(D)
Guns and related items; saddles, big game trophies, 1,200 steins, swords & knives, Outlaw Gallery,
muzzle-loading demonstrations.

Will Rogers Memorial Museum
PO Box 157, Claremore 74018
1720 W Will Rogers Blvd 918/341-0719, 800-828-9643
Daily 8a-5p Tours 10a & 2p GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Rogers' burial site; museum relates life & times of the famed humorist and film star; children's interactive
center, theater, gift shop.

 

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Cleveland

Triangle Heritage Museum
512 W Delaware, Cleveland 74020 918/358-3348
Sum, Sa-Su 1-5p; groups year-round GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Oil industry & area history of the Triangle region, bordered by the old Pawnee reservation and the Arkansas
and Cimarron rivers.

 

Colcord

Talbot Library & Museum
PO Box 349, Colcord 74338-0349
406 S Colcord Ave 918/326-4532, 918/597-2700
Tu-Sa 9a-5p, Su & some holidays 1-5p Closed major holidays GBA, H FREE(D)
Fossils, barbed wire, coins, stamps, pioneer artifacts; genealogy information; Cherokee and other tribal
artifacts & documents.

 

Collinsville

Depot Museum
PO Box 520, Collinsville 74021
115 S 10th 918/371-2386
Su by appt GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Restored depot houses historical items and artifacts of local interest. Caboose on site.

Prairie Song, I.T.
Rt 1, Box 286, Dewey 74029
5 1/2 mi E of Dewey on Durham St 918/534-2662
M,W,F, hourly tours at 10a-2p & by appt Closed major holidays GBA, M Fees vary
Recreated frontier village; all buildings furnished with period antiques. Entertainment packages. Texas
longhorn herd on site.

Tom Mix Museum
PO Box 190, Dewey 74029
Don Tyler Blvd & Osage Ave 918/534-1555
Tu-F 10a-4:30p, Sa-Su 1-4:30p Closed Jan & state holidays, open weekends in Feb $1 donation suggested
Nation's most comprehensive collection of personal property of the silent movie cowboy, who lived in Dewey
in 1909. Gift shop.

 

Fort Gibson

Fort Gibson Military Park
PO Box 457, Fort Gibson 74434
110 E Ash 918/478-2669
M-Sa 9a-5p, Sun 1-5p Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & Easter GBA, H,M call for fee information
First army post in Indian Territory, in operation 1824-1890. Exhibits relate its history from the Indian
removals to post-Civil War.


Fort Gibson National Cemetery
1423 Cemetery Rd, Fort Gibson 74434
US-62 E 918/478-2334
Office: 8a-4:30p M-F Closed legal holidays Cemetery open daily GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Established as a national cemetery in 1861; burial place for veterans from the War of 1812 to Persian
Gulf War. Self-guided walking tours.
 

Gore

Cherokee Courthouse, Tahlonteeskee
Rt 2 Box 37-1, Gore 74435
US-64, 3 mi SE of city 918/489-5663
M-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p & by appt Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, M FREE(D)
Reconstructed 1829 council house & courthouse; original cabin; items about the area's first Cherokee
settlement. Gift shop.

 

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Grove

Har-Ber Village
Rt 6 Box 470, Grove 74344
3 mi W of US-59 on Har-Ber Rd 918/786-6446
Mar-Nov, 9a-6p Closed Thanksgiving & Win H,M FREE(D)
Self-guided tours through 116 buildings furnished with items & artifacts that re-create all aspects of the
area's early settlement.

Mickey Mantle Memorial Exhibit
Hembree’s exhibit is open daily from 1 P.M. to close Monday through Saturday, and is located at "536"
West Third Street, Suite "7" in the Lakeview Shopping Center next to Cheapo Depo in Grove, Oklahoma. 
Anyone wishing to make a donation of a Mantle item to the exhibit, or wishing to sell items are urged to
contact Hembree at (918) 786-3210, (918) 786-2861 or email at visitor@junct.com.  Admission is Free.
Johnny Blanchard, Yankee teammate recently visited Hembree at the exhibit and it brought tears to his
eyes, "That is the reason I do this," Hembree said "Not for a monetary gain but for the good feeling it gives
me for the fans, friends and family to come in and share the Mickey Mantle experience, to share a story,
to relive a favorite time in life when Mickey was at bat." Blanchard said "Terry... Mick' would be so proud
of what you have done to remember him, this is the best thing I've ever saw."

 

Heavener

Heavener Runestone State Park
Rt 1 Box 1510, Heavener 74937-1510
N of US-59 & US-270 918/653-2241
Daily 8a-dark H,M FREE(D)
Day-use park features mysterious carvings on a huge granite slab; rumored to be the work of Viking
explorers. Interpretive displays.

Kerr Nature Center
c/o Choctaw Ranger District, HC-64, Heavener 74937
SH-1, 1 1/2 mi E of US-259 918/653-2991
Daily H,M FREE
Self-guided interpretive trails through the Kerr Botanical Area and exhibit pavilion offer insight into the area's
natural history.

Peter Conser Historic Home
HC 64 Box 3725, Heavener 74937-9512
US-59S, then 3 mi W 918/653-2493
We-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays G,M FREE(D)
1884 home of Choctaw leader of the Lighthorsemen law enforcment agency. 1884 barn; furnishings and
artifacts from 1894-1910.

 

Henryetta

Henryetta Art Association Museum
c/o Coleen Winters, 606 W Division, Henryetta 74437
621 W Main 918/652-4165
By appt & during art shows Closed major holidays Open Memorial weekend GBA, M FREE(D)
Early Oklahoma items; Belle Starr saddle, old whiskey still, pioneer home exhibit, Creek Nation
artifacts. Local arts & crafts.

Henryetta Territorial Museum
PO Box 459, Henryetta 74437
410 W Moore 918/652-3028
Tu,W,Th,F 11a-4p & by appt Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Early-day area artifacts, housed in a 1905 1-room school. Items from Dallas Cowboy Troy Aikman and
rodeo champ Jim Shoulders.

 

Hominy

Drummond Home
305 N Price, Hominy 74035 918/885-2374
F-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
Three-story Victorian home built from sandstone. Original 1905 furnishings; guided tours.

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Hulbert

Three Forks Nature Center
Rt 1 Box 210, Hulbert 74441
Sequoyah State Park, SH-51 918/772-2108
Sum, Su-F 9a-5p, Sa 9a-9p; Win, Tu-Su 9a-5p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, M FREE(D)
Flora and fauna of NE Oklahoma. Wildlife rehabilitation, live birds of prey, deer, reptiles & other native
species.

 

Jay

Delaware County Historical Museum
PO Box 567, Jay 74346
538 Krause St 918/253-4345, 918/253-4395
M-F 8:30a-4p GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Artifacts and exhibits from across the nation, including toy trains, buggies and wagons; American Indian
and Trail of Tears items.

 

Jenks

Historic Dr. McLean Home & Office
123 E "A" St, Jenks 74037 918/446-2745, 918/299-8634
Tours Sa 3p & by appt Closed major holidays GBA, M $2a & sc, $1c 12 and under
A nostalgic 1-hour guided tour through the furnished home, medical office & examining room of an
early-day physician.

Sunbelt Railroad Museum
PO Box 470331, Tulsa 74147-0311
110 W "A" St, Jenks (Midland Valley Depot) 918/298-7246
Sa, 10a-4p Closed major holidays GBA FREE(D)
Two 1920 restored passenger cars and numerous railroad-related artifacts, including items from the
steam-engine era.

 

Keota

Overstreet-Kerr Historical Farm
Rt 2, Box 693, Keota 74941
E of Keota on Overstreet-Kerr Rd 918/966-3396, E-Mail okhfarm@crosstel.net
Tu-Sa 10a-4p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, H,M .  Our tour fee is $3 for youth and adults.
140-acre farm features 1895 home, outbuildings and early livestock breeds, including Choctaw ponies
and pigs and Spanish goats.
 

Locust Grove

Willard Stone Family Museum & Gallery
HC 67, Box 110, Locust Grove 74352
1 mi E on US-412 918/479-6900, 918/386-2329
Th-Sa 10a-5p & by appt Closed Christmas GBA, H,M FREE(D)
More than 40 examples of original work of nationally-known wood-and-bronze sculptor. Family gift shop.

 

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Mannford

Keystone Crossroads Museum
PO Box 1661, Mannford 74044
SH-51 & Coonrod 918/865-7206, 918/865-4441
Apr-Oct, Su 1-4p GBA, M FREE(D)
Area history, including collection of Indian artifacts; 1200-square foot map of prehistoric and historic
sites from 5 counties.

 

Miami

Coleman Theatre
103 N Main, Miami 74354 918/540-2425, Ext 454
Tours Tu-F 10a-4p, Sa 10a-1p Call for holiday hours GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Restored 1929 vaudeville/movie theatre is still in operation. Lavish Spanish Mission Revival exterior and
Louis XV interior.

Dobson Museum
110 "A" St SW, Miami 74354 918/542-5388, 918/542-2024
Su,W,F 1-4p Call for holiday hours GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Regional history is reflected in American Indian artifacts, lead & zinc mining items, early settlement
collections.

 

Muskogee

Ataloa Lodge
2299 Old Bacone Rd, Muskogee 74403
Bacone College campus 918/683-4581
M-F 10a-4p & by appt G,H,M $2a, groups $1
Houses more than 20,000 pieces of traditional & contemporary Native American art, plus Civil War artifacts. Gift shop.

Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Agency Hill on Honor Heights Dr, Muskogee 74401 918/683-1701
M-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p (Jan-Feb, Tu-Sa 10a-5p) Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years GBA, H,M
$2a, $1.75sc, $1 student
Housed in 1875 Indian Agency building, preserves the heritage & cultures of the Cherokee, Creek,
Choctaw, Chickasaw & Seminole tribes.

Thomas-Foreman Home
1319 W Okmulgee, Muskogee 74401-6740 918/682-6938
F,Sa 10a-5p Closed major holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
1899 home of prominent father and son, Judge John R. Thomas Sr. and Jr. Military and Roughrider items,
books, photos, Indian items.

War Memorial Park/USS Batfish
PO Box 253, Muskogee 74402
3500 Batfish Rd 918/682-6294
Mar-Oct, M-Sa 9a-5p, Su noon-5p; Oct-Nov, F,Sa,Su Closed Dec-Feb GBA, H,M $2.50a, $2sc, $1c Group
discounts Museum houses military memorabilia; WWII submarine can be toured. Static equipment &
artillery displays & submarine memorial.
 

Nowata

Glass Mansion
PO Box 51, Nowata 74048
324 W Delaware 918/273-1191
Call for hours and fees G,M
Fully furnished turn-of-the-century, four-story home of prominent resident. Designed by the same architect
that planned the opulent Marland Mansion in Ponca City.

Nowata County Historical Museum
PO Box 87, Nowata 74048
121 S Pine 918/273-1191
Tu-Sa & by appt Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years GBA, H,M FREE(D)
21 rooms of Nowata County history, each with its own theme: Native American, oil boom, dental office,
laundry room and more. Old documents, furnishings and more.

 

Okmulgee

Creek Council House Museum
106 W 6th, Okmulgee 74447 918/756-2324
Tu-Sa 10a-4:30p Closed state holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Recipient of a national preservation award, the museum interprets the cultures of the Muscogee (Creek)
Nation and other native people.

Nuyaka Mission Site
c/o Oklahoma Historic Sites Division, 2100 N Lincoln, Oklahoma City 73105
17 mi NW of Okmulgee off SH-56 918/758-0212, 405/522-5230
Su 2-5p & by appt Closed state holidays GBA, M FREE(D)
Mission site for the Creek Tribe, established in the 1880s, is a definitive representation of the mission
era of Indian Territory.

 

Oologah

Dog Iron Ranch & Will Rogers Birthplace
PO Box 157, Claremore 74018
US-169, 3 mi NE of Oologah 918/275-4201
Daily; tours 10am & 2pm GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Log-walled, two story home where Will Rogers was born in 1879. 400-acre ranch with barns and Texas
longhorn cattle.

Oolagah Historical Museum
PO Box 609, Oologah 74053
Maple & Cooweescoowee 918/443-2790
Tu-Sa 9a-5p, Su 1-4p Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Collections include local antiques and primitives, Will Rogers photos and a complete doctor's office.

 

Owasso

Owasso Historical Museum
PO Box 180, Owasso 74055
26 S. Main  918/272-4966
Tu - Fri Noon-4p; Sat 10a-4p; & by appt. Closed Sundays & Holidays GBA, H, M, FREE(D)

Historical artifacts of local & statewide interest, including military displays; farming, home, business &
other pioneer items, early photos


 

Pawhuska

Osage Historical Society Museum
700 N Lynn Ave, Pawhuska 74056 918/287-9924
Sum, daily 9a-5p; Win, M-F 9a-5p, Sa-Su noon-5p Closed Christmas & New Years GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Old Santa Fe depot contains items from Pawhuska's first boy scout troop in America; pioneer and Indian
items. Train car display.

Cathedral of the Osage
1314 Lynn Ave, Pawhuska 74056
Immaculate Conception Church 918/287-1414
By appt; guests are welcome at services H,M FREE(D)
Known for its rare stained glass windows, this 1910 French Gothic-style Catholic church was the principal
church of the Osage Tribe.

 

Pawnee

Pawnee Bill Museum & Ranch
PO Box 493, Pawnee 74058
1141 Pawnee Bill Rd 918/762-2513
Tu-Sa 10a-5p, Su,M 1-4p Closed state holidays GBA (.25 fee), H,M FREE(D)
Eclectic 1910 mansion, barns, buildings, buffalo herd and gift shop echo the life and times of Wild West
showman Gordon W. Lillie.

Pawnee County Historical Society Museum
PO Box 472, Pawnee 74058
7th & Harrison 918/762-2108
W 10a-5p & by appt G,H,M FREE(D)
Focuses on the Pawnee community and Pawnee Tribe as well as surrounding region. Artifacts from area
ghost towns.

 

Pensacola

Civil War Monument/Second Battle of Cabin Creek
c/o Friends of Cabin Creek, PO Box 882, Vinita 74301
2 1/2 mi N of Pensacola off SH-28 918/256-7133
Daily GBA, H FREE
12-acre Civil War battle site features granite monument and markers that tell the story of this 1862
Confederate victory.

 

Picher

Picher Mining Museum
526 N Connell, Picher 74360 918/673-1192
May-Sep, M-Sa 10a-2p; year-round by appt GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Boom-and-bust history of the largest lead and zinc mining field in the world; 1916-1965. Photos, machinery
& equipment, documents.

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Poteau

Caboose Museum
201 S Broadway, Poteau 74953 918/647-9178
Sa 10a-5p, Su 11a-5p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, M FREE(D)
Caboose holds a collection of railroad and western memorabilia, and general information about Poteau
and LeFlore County.

Robert S. Kerr Museum
c/o Eastern OK Historical Society, Rt 1, Box 111, Poteau 74953
6 mi SW on US-270, Kerr Conference Center 918/647-8221
Tu-Su 1-4p Closed major holidays GBA, M $1a, .50c
Home of former governor and U.S. senator; Spiro Mounds artifacts, Choctaw Indian history and local history.

 

Pryor

Coo-Y-Yah Country Museum
PO Box 696, Pryor 74361
US-69 & 9th, MKT Depot 918/825-2222
Apr-Dec, W-F,Su 1-4p Closed Jan-Mar, Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, H, M FREE(D)
Katy depot houses Cherokee and Osage artifacts and art, local history items, rare salt-glazed pottery
collection, 1800s printing press.

 

Ralston

White Hair Memorial
PO Box 185, Ralston 74650
1/2 mi S of SH-20 918/538-2417
Tu-F 9a-6p, Sa by appt Closed state holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Circa 1920s home of Osage Lillie Morrell Burkhart is now a resource learning center for Osage tribal
culture and heritage.

 

Sallisaw

Dwight Presbyterian Mission
Rt 2, Box 71, Vian 74962
NE of Vian, I-40 & Dwight Mission Rd Exit 918/775-2144
By appt Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & Easter GBA, M FREE(D)
1829 cabin was first mission in Oklahoma; now on vocational school campus. Original items include
printing equipment used by Sequoyah.

Fourteen Flags Museum
Rt 1 Box 103A, Sallisaw 74955
US-64 & US-59 junction 918/775-2558
Daily 9a-5p Closed Christmas GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Oklahoma's history under 14 different nations. General store, 1800s cabin, caboose, cattle brand
collection.

Sequoyah's Home Site
Rt 1 Box 141, Sallisaw 74955
7 mi E on SH-101 918/775-2413
Tu-F 9a-5p, Sa-Su 2-5p Closed state holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Log cabin of Sequoyah, inventor of the Cherokee syllabary. Cherokee history and basics of the Cherokee
language are taught to visitors.
 

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Sand Springs

Sand Springs Historical & Cultural Museum
6 E Broadway, Sand Springs 74063
Page Memorial Library 918/241-5889
Tu-Th 1-5p, F-Sa 11a-3p Closed major holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Housed in an art deco 1930 library, rotating exhibits focus on area history, natural history, archaeology
and art.

 

Sapulpa

Sapulpa Historical Museum
PO Box 278, Sapulpa 74067-0278>
100 E Lee 918/224-4871
M-Th 10a-3p, Sa-Su by appt GBA, H,M FREE(D)
1910 YWCA building houses an 1890s kitchen, country school room, telephone exhibit, music room,
Frisco railroad items and more.

 

Skiatook

Skiatook Museum
115 S Broadway, Skiatook 74070 918/396-7558
Tu-F 1-4p GBA, H FREE(D)
1912 home of local physician has related displays & Civil War artifacts from the Bird Creek Basin &
Quapaw Creek.

 

Spiro

Spiro Historical Society Museum
PO Box 84, Spiro 74959
310 S Main 918/962-3344, 918/962-2708, 918/962-2017
Apr-Oct, M,Tu 10a-2p; Nov-Mar, M 10a-2p, & by appt GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Emphasis on local agriculture, businesses & Choctaw influences. Antique business machines, blacksmith
shop & household items.

Spiro Mounds Archaeological Park
Rt 2, Box 339AA, Spiro 74959
NE of Spiro 918/962-2062
W-Sa 9a-5p, Su noon-5p Closed state holidays GBA, H FREE(D)
Prehistoric Indian site encompasses 12 mounds containing evidence of 850 A.D - 1450 A.D. culture.
Interpretive displays & artifacts.

 

Tahlequah

Cherokee Heritage Center
PO Box 515, Tahlequah 74465
3 mi S of Tahlequah, off US-62 on Willis Rd 918/456-6007
Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, H,M fees vary
Story of the Cherokee people & the Trail of Tears is related through a museum & living history villages.
Summer ampitheater performances.

Cherokee National Museum
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Jan-Feb, 10a-5p; Mar-Dec, M-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas

Tsa-La-Gi Ancient Village
May-Labor Day Weekend, M-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p

Adams Corner Rural Village
May-Labor Day Weekend, M-Sa 10a-5p, Su 1-5p

George Murrell Home
HC 69, Box 54, Park Hill 74451-9601
3 mi S of Tahlequah on SH-82 918/456-2751
W-Sa, 10a-5p, Su 1-5p Closed state holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Circa 1845 mansion of wealthy merchant and his Cherokee wife stands as a tribute to the antebellum era
of the Cherokee Nation.

 

Talihina

Open Air Place of Prayer & Bible Walk
PO Box 708, Talihina 74571
SH-63, 1 mi E of US-271 918/5672602
Daily G,H,M FREE(D)
Outdoor walk-through displays and museum building depict stories of the Bible.

 

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Tulsa

Alexander Hogue Gallery of Art
600 S College, Tulsa 74014
University of Tulsa 918/631-2202
M-F 8:30a-4:30p Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE
Rotating works in all media by local & national artists, including photography & design, cultural & ethnic
exhibitions.

Elsing Museum
888 S Lewis, Tulsa 74137 918/298-3628
W-Su 1-4p; groups daily by appt GBA, H,M FREE(D)
60-year collection of rare and beautiful precious gems, minerals, crystals and stones. 4-foot jade
sculpture,
Indian relics.

Fenster Museum of Jewish Art
1223 W 17th Place, Tulsa 74120 918/582-3732
Su-Th 10a-4p Closed legal & Jewish holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Southwest's largest collection of Judacia, including ritual objects & ceremonial art. Holocaust education
center.

Gilcrease Museum
1400 Gilcrease Museum Rd, Tulsa 74127-2100 918/596-2700
M-Sa 9a-5p, Su & Federal holidays 1-5p; Closed Christmas & Mondays between Labor Day & Memorial
Day 2p tour daily GBA, H,M Suggested donation: $3a, $5 family
World's largest collection of American Western art. Artifacts relate America's pre-history, settlement &
expansion; themed gardens.

HANDS ON!! Interactive Children's Museum
7704 E 38th St, Tulsa 74145 918/663-3333
Tu,W,F 9:30a-3p (Sum, 9:30a-5p), Th 9:30a-8p, Sa 9:30a-5p, Su 12:30-5p Call for holiday hours $1a,
$5.50c ages 1-13
Educational learning center especially for children from 1 to 11. More than 25 interactive exhibits
encourage self-discovery.

Harmon Science Center
PO Box 52568, Tulsa 74152-0568
5707 E 41st St 918/622-5000
School groups, Tu-F 9:30a-6p; public, F 3:30-6p, Sa 10a-6p, Su 1-5p Closed holidays GBA, H,M $3.25
25,000 square feet of interactive exhibits for adults and children. Laser shows, displays about weather,
electricity and more.

Ida Dennie Willis Museum
2031 N Peoria, Tulsa 74106 918/584-6654
W-Sa, 10:30a-4:30p Closed holidays GBA, H,M $3a, $2c
Ever-changing displays of dolls, miniatures, toys, paper memorabilia, airplanes and other collectibles,
housed in 1910 Tudor-style mansion.

Mac's Antique Car Museum
PO Box 3185, Tulsa 74101
1319 E 4th 918/583-7400, 918/583-3101
Sa-Su Noon-5p Closed Christmas GBA, H,M $3.75a, $2c ages 6-12
Warehouse of 41 rare and vintage cars, including Rolls Royce, LaSalle, Packard, and 1948 Hudson
featured in movie "Driving Miss Daisy."

Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
322 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa 74120
Greenwood Cultural Center 918/585-2084
M-F 9a-5p Closed holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Housed in historic Greenwood district, the state's only facility devoted to gospel, jazz & blues musicians
with Oklahoma ties.

Oxley Nature Center
5701 E 36th St N, Tulsa 74115
Mohawk Park, N of Tulsa Zoo 918/669-6644
Daily 8a-5p Closed legal holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
800-acre wildlife preserve, nature trails; visitor center houses a working beehive & hands-on exhibits
about plants & animals.

Philbrook Museum of Art
PO Box 52510
2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa 74152-0510
 Phone:  918/749-7941

Tu,W,F,Sa 10am-5pm Th 10am-8pm, Su 11am-5pm

Closed major holidays GBA, H,M $4a, $2sc & c 12 & over
Estate of oilman Waite Phillips is home to an ever-changing array of the
world's ancient & modern artistic
treasures. Gift shop.

 


Retro Tulsa Internet Museum
Tulsa history and old photos

Tulsa County Historical Society Museum
PO Box 27303, Tulsa 74149
1400 N Gilcrease Museum Rd 918/596-1350
Tu,W,Th,Sa 11a-4p, Su 1-4p Closed major holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Former residence of Thomas Gilcrease houses photography exhibits interpreting the history & cultures of Tulsa.

Tulsa Garden Center
2435 S Peoria, Tulsa 74414 918/746-5125
Center, M-F 9a-4p; Sa-Su during shows/sales Closed major holidays Park open daily GBA, H,M FREE(D)
1919 mansion and conservatory is part of the Woodward Park complex, a 40-acre urban forest with WPA features
& numerous gardens. Gift shop.

Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum
5701 E 36th St N, Tulsa 74115-6200 918/669-6600
Daily 10a-5p Closed Christmas & 3rd F in June GBA, H,M $4a, $3sc, $2c ages 5-11
An environmental & living museum incorporating a zoo, natural history museum, aquarium and botanical gardens.

 

Vinita

Eastern Trails Museum
215 W Illinois, Vinita 74301 918/256-2115
M-Sa, 1:30-4p Closed holidays G,H,M FREE(D)
Re-created post office, general store, printing office, doctor's office, Indian history, train & military items.

 

Wagoner

Oklahoma Historic Fashions Museum, Inc
810 N State, Wagoner 74467 918/485-9111
By appt Closed major holidays GBA, M $2
Turn-of-the century territorial home is filled with a 25-year collection of clothing, including early-day
Oklahoma fashions.

Original Historic Fashion Museum & Research Center
1109 SE 7th, Wagoner 74467
804 E Cherokee 918/485-3642
Tu-Sa 10a-4p & by appt Closed some holidays GBA, H,M $2a, $1.50sc, $1c
Hundreds of clothing items dating from 1619. Collection of Hollywood fashions worn by Gene Kelley,
Katherine Hepburn and other stars.

 

Warner

Wallis Museum at Connors State College
Rt 1, Box 1000, Warner 74469
Student Union Building 918/463-2931
M-F 8a-5p Closed school holidays GBA, H,M FREE(D)
Fossils, minerals & other geological artifacts; WWI and frontier-era items. Some American Indian artifacts.

 

Webbers Falls

Webbers Falls Historical Museum
PO Box 5, Webbers Falls 74470
Commercial & Main 918/464-2728, 918/464-7730
W,Th,F noon-7p Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas GBA, H,M FREE(D)
History of 1828 Cherokee settlers; special emphasis on Confederate Gen. Stand Watie and his
Cherokee Mounted Riflemen.
 

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