Starbird's National Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame
WHAT: The museum houses over 40 custom built exotic vehicles
by world renowned custom car builder and designer Darryl
Starbird as well as many other famous hot rod and custom
car builders. Photos and memorabilia of famous custom built
vehicles including street rods, nostalgic custom cars, vans,
pickups, sports cars and experimental bubble topped concept
looking vehicles of the future.
WHEN: Wednesday - Sunday 11 am-5 pm (March - October); Closed
November - February. Appts available during off days.
WHERE: Off of Interstate I-44, take the Afton exit to Grove,
Oklahoma Highway 59 then right on Highway 125 to Highway
85A. Afton, OK
COST: Admission charged.
AGES: 8 years and up
CONTACT: 918.257.4234 or 918.257.8073, e-mail: email@example.com
WHAT: Period furnishings, glassware, clothing and rare photographs
of early day life of the area are displayed in this restored
Victorian Hotel. The most fashionable place for early Washington
County residents to have Sunday dinner was the Dewey Hotel
WHEN: Call or check website: http://www.visitbartlesville.com/mustsee/attractions.html
WHERE: 801 N. Delaware, Dewey, OK
COST: Fee charged
WHAT: Outdoor musical productions - OKLAHOMA! or "Seven
Brides for Seven Brothers"
WHEN: Check website
WHERE: located just 10 miles west of Tulsa. Watch for signs
after exiting 64 and I-44.
COST: Fee charged
CONTACT: (918) 245-OKLA
WHAT: Mining Display and tools.
WHERE: 110 A Street SW, Miami, OK
WHEN: Season starts - March 6th. Open Sunday, Wednesday, &
Friday from 1-4 p.m.
WHAT: Fossils, Rocks and Minerals. Items include a fossilized
bison skull, wooly mammoth hair and teeth, fluorescent rocks,
meteorites, gemstones and much more.
WHERE: 123 S. Cleveland, Cushing (W on Hwy 33 to W side
of Cushing. S on Cleveland through 2nd light)
(Fred) Historic House (http://www.okhistory.org/mus-sites/masnum11.htm)
WHAT: Turn of the century Victorian house owned by Fred Drummond,
merchant and cattle rancher. The home and its original furnishings
were donated to the Oklahoma Historic Society in 1980 and
interprets the oil boom years between 1915 and 1920.
WHEN: Fri-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
WHERE: 305 N. Price, Hominy, OK
COST: Free, donations accepted.
CONTACT: (918) 885-2374
Community Historical Museum
WHAT: Focuses on the unique history of the first great oil
discovery in Oklahoma
WHEN: Wed-Friday Noon-4pm, Saturday 10-5 Closed all holidays
WHERE: 301 East Broadway, Drumright, OK
WHEN: Monday through Friday, FRI 9 AM TO 7 PM
WHERE: Wynnewood, Oklahoma. Call for directions.
COST: Fee charged
CONTACT: Shirley at 405-665-5197
WHEN: January. Call for date and times.
WHERE: Keystone Lake/Northside of the river by the Dam
CONTACT: 918-663-0973. If weather is extra cold, the event
may be called off. We recommend that you call before going.
This is put on by the Audubon Society. They provide binoculars
and scopes for viewing. If you have a large group, is is
recommended that you bring your own binoculars and any extras
you have to share with those children that don't have any.
Another contact is Bob Gard Ph: 241-4273 or Dave Edwards
WHEN: Wednesday through Sunday, 1 - 4 pm
WHERE: ORU Campus
AGES: 4th grade and up
CONTACT: 495-6262 by appointment only.
Contains Indian artifacts, rocks, and minerals.
Ranches Clydesdale Center
WHAT: Brand new western attraction in the OKC metro area,
the Express Ranch is home to 14 beautiful Clydesdale horses,
living in style in a renovated 1936 barn. Includes a large
loft with historical exhibits and a gift shop. Clydesdales
weigh in at over 2,000 lbs, twice what a regular horse would
weigh. The teams are used to promote a number of events,
including the Children's Miracle Network of Oklahoma. Visit
WHERE: 12701 W. Wilshire Blvd., Yukon, OK; about three miles
north of I-40 on Garth Brooks Blvd.
WHEN: Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
COST: Admission is free.
Tours USA: Visit and tour America at work. http://www.factorytoursusa.com/
and Ranch Museum
WHAT: Many exhibits depicting pioneer farmers and ranchers
and their contribution to this nation
WHEN: See website.
WHERE: Elk City, OK (see website for directions)
COST: Fee charged
CONTACT: (580) 225-6266
WHAT: In addition to fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers,
the historical Farmers Public Market offers a great variety
of shops specializing in antiques, books, dolls, furniture,
glassware and flea market items. Most of the shops are in
the two-story building and covered mall.
WHERE: South of the I-40 and Western Exit, OKC
Museum of Jewish Art
WHEN: Monday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm
WHERE: 10205 E. 61st St. between 61st and Mingo
AGES: 5th and up
CONTACT: Tuffy at 294-1366. You will need to call at least
a week in advance. They will only be displaying items relating
to the Holocaust at this time so you will need to decide
if your child will be able to handle this.
Civilized Tribes Museum
WHAT: History of the Five Civilized Tribes
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., Sunday: 1:00 P.M.
- 5:00 P.M
WHERE: Agency Hill, Honor Heights Drive, Muskogee, OK
COST: Admission charged.
CONTACT: (918) 683-1701
WHAT: Historical documents, antique forestry tools, wood
art, homestead memorabilia, and a research library filled
with books, periodicals, and other materials pertaining to
WHEN: See website
WHERE: at Beaver's Bend Resort Park, seven miles north of
Broken Bow on US-259A
COST: See website
Coffee. (1834 - 1838, 1861 - 1863), Located
at Swallow Rock, it was a temporary post located in the
Choctaw Nation on the Butterfield Overland Route, originally
built to stop illegal whiskey shipments into Indian Territory.
Became Fort Coffee Academy, a school for Choctaw boys,
in 1838, and was later occupied by the CSA. Union troops
burned the fort in 1863
Gibson Military Park.
WHAT: National Historical Landmark Site of the first military
post in Oklahoma. Headquarters of the Southwestern Frontier
during the Trail of Tears.
WHEN: Summer hours (Apr. 15--Oct.14)-Tues.--Sun., 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Winter hours (Oct. 15--Apr. 14)- Thurs.-- Sun.,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: 907 N. Garrison, Fort Gibson Oklahoma
COST: Fee charged
CONTACT: 918-478-4088, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gibson National Cemetery: http://www.oklahoma.feb.gov/FEBKids/FtGibsonNationalCemetery.htm
WHAT: The museum education programs includes five exhibit
buildings and three outdoor exhibit areas dedicated to the
history of Fort Sill and Field Artillery. (http://sill-www.army.mil/Museum/Education
WHEN: Monday - Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and
Sunday 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. except Thanksgiving Day, December
25-26 and January 1-2.
WHERE: 437 Quanah Road, Fort Sill, OK
CONTACT: (580) 442-5123
Supply. The historic site contains five
original structures from the military period and a
1995 replica of the 1868 stockade. (Timeline for Fort
Towson Historic Site
WHAT: Ruins of old army post & artifacts
Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Fort Towson, OK. One half-mile east and one mile
north of Fort Towson community and U.S. Hwy.70.
Washita Historic Site
WHAT: ruins of US Fort built in 1842, Durant
Daily 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Star Route 213, Durant, Oklahoma 74701-9443
WHEN: Wednesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm. Sunday 1pm - 5pm.
WHERE: 1107 Cherokee. Bartlesville, OK
AGES: All. Handicap accessible.
COST: Donations Requested: $3 Adults (18+), $1 Students (6-17)
WHAT: The Frank Phillips Home was the residence of oil pioneer
Frank Phillips, co-founder of Phillips Petroleum Company.
Designed by architect Walton Everman, it was completed in
1909 and occupied by the Phillips until their deaths. Preserved
by the Oklahoma Historical Society, this National Register
Historic Site reflects the family life of one of the legends
of the Oklahoma oil industry. The mansion, which underwent
a $500,000 renovation in 1930, in the midst of the Depression,
reflects an opulent yet comfortable lifestyle. The Phillips'
taste is reflected in the rich collection of original furnishings
and decorative arts. The brick six-bay garage at the rear
of the home contains an award-winning interpretive exhibit,
"The Life and Times of Frank and Jane Phillips,"
and a Museum Shop.
WHAT: Clay pottery
WHERE: 2400 Frankoma Rd, Sapulpa, OK 74067
WHEN: Temporarily Closed
Jones Museum of Art
WHAT: Includes works from Georgia O'Keeffe to Vincent Van
Gogh. The newly designed Mary and Howard Lester Wing showcases
the Weitzenhoffer Collection - French Impressionism in the
Great Plains states, featuring works by Degas, Gauguin, Monet,
Pissarro, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, and others. Twentieth-century
American paintings, Southwest art, Native American art, ceramics
WHEN: Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.,
Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Mondays and university holidays.
WHERE: 555 Elm Avenue, on the corner of Boyd Street and Elm
on the University of Oklahoma campus, Norman.
COST: Admission charged.
CONTACT: 405-325-3272, E-mail: email@example.com
Country Museum and Historical Center
WHAT: Individual exhibits depicting the history of Crescent
and the surrounding communities.
WHEN: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 1-4 p.m.; Closed Mon.
WHERE: 500 N. Grand, Crescent, OK 73028 (Corner of Hwy 74
COST: Adult $5.00; Senior Citizen (55+) $3.00; School Age
(1st-12th Grades) $2.00
CONTACT: Vickey Howard, 405-969-3660 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Autry, Oklahoma History Museum
WHAT: The Gene Autry Museum is centered around the legendary
cowboy and movie star, Gene Autry.
WHERE: The museum is located in the old Gene Autry School
building which was aquired from the Springer and Dickson
school districts on a lease agreement. To reach the museum,
just travel east of Ardmore on state highway 199 to the Ardmore
city limits and turn north on Gene Autry Road. The museum
is about 12 miles northeast of Ardmore.
The museum is open Monday through Saturday, 10am-4pm.
M. Murrell House
8801 S. Yale, Tulsa
CONTACT: Shenley@seg.org or 918-497-5566
WHEN: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Open
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays and Federal Holidays. Closed
Christmas Day. Also open Mondays from Memorial Day through
Labor Day 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: 1400 Gilcrease Museum Road, Tulsa, Oklahoma
COST: Suggested admission donation is $3 for adults, $5 for
CONTACT: 888-655-2278 or local call 596-2700. The museum
and formal gardens provide barrier-free access. Free tours
of the museum are offered daily at 2 p.m. Private and special
needs tours, as well as garden tours, can be arranged with
two weeks prior reservation. Please call (918) 596-2712 for
WHERE: Nr Ardmore
WHAT: This stately mansion has been the official residence
of Oklahoma's Chief Executive since 1928. Designed by the
same architectural firm that was chosen to design the State
Capitol Building, the Governor's mansion reflects the same
Dutch Colonial style.
WHERE: 820 NE 23rd
WHEN: Tours conducted on Wed. from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm except
holidays, March through November.
Salt Plains State Park
WHAT: Great Salt Plains State Park is the only spot
in the world where crystal enthusiasts can dig for "hourglass
selenite" crystals, a rare and fragile form of selenite
(which is also known as a form of gypsum). The crystals are
found in the area of the park's most fascinating geological
phenomenon, its enormous salt flats.
WHERE: Route 1, Box 28, Jet, Oklahoma 73749
WHEN: 8am - 5pm daily
MORE PHOTOS: http://www.oklahomahomeschool.com/FTCSaltplains.html
Southwest Historical Museum
WHERE: 35 Sunset Drive, Ardmore
WHAT: Life in a turn-of-the-20th century Ardmore, from Indian
Territory days to the 1930s, is depicted in the Sam Noble
Hall. Furniture, furnishings and fashions from stores, offices,
barns, and homes have been collected. An adjoining Military
Annex contains armed services' memorabilia from the American
Revolution through Operation Desert Storm.