WHEN: Daily 9 AM TO 6 PM, Sunday 11 AM to 6 pm, March 1 - Nov. 15
WHERE: 4404 W 20th GROVE, OK
WHEN: Daily Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00
p.m. for children's programming and large group tours. Open
for tours from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., with a guided tour
of the Harn House beginning at 3:00 p.m. Please call for
WHERE: 313 N.E. 16th Street, Oklahoma City, OK
COST: Fee charged.
CONTACT: (405) 235-4058
WHAT: Healdton Oil Museum tells the story of oil development
in Carter County and provides a glimpse into the early days
of the oil boomtowns.
WHEN: Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to
5 p.m. Call for updates.
WHERE: 315 E. Main St. Healdton, OK (State Hwy. 76 to East
Main in Healdton.)
Runestone State Park
WHEN: In season: 8am - 7pm, 7 days a week. Off season: 8am
- 5pm, 7 days a week.
WHERE: Route 1, Box 1510, Heavener, OK 74937
CONTACT: 918-653-2241/Park Office
Overholser Historic Mansion
WHAT: Exhibit of 1903 Victorian home of Henry Overholser
with English carpets, French stained glass, Antwerp fine
WHEN: Hourly guided tours. Tuesday-Friday 10 AM to 4 PM,
Saturday-Sunday 2 PM to 4 PM
WHERE: Corner of NW 15th St. and Hudson Ave., Oklahoma City.
COST: Fee charged.
CONTACT: 405-528-8485 or (405)272-0247
tour of Ponca City
WHAT: Discover the history, walk the trails, visit the Interpretor's
Center and view re-enactments of the Battle of Honey Springs
(every 3 years), the climatic engagement of the Civil War
in Indian Territory which was fought on July 17, 1863.
WHEN: See website
WHERE: Checotah / Rentiesville
COST: 12 & Older - $5.00
Frisco Depot Museum
WHEN: Monday - Friday at 10 am (depends on movie you choose
WHERE: 10802 E. 71st St.
COST: There are discount rates for groups. Call.
CONTACT: Rick at 307-2629, Ext. 276
Excellent educational packets are provided to groups.
WHAT: Indian City USA
WHERE: Anadarko, OK. 2-1/2 miles south on hwy 8
COST: Call for rates. Group rates available.
CONTACT: (405) 247-5661 or 1-800-433-5661, Website: http://www.indiancityusa.com
Gymnastics Hall of Fame
WHAT: Located in the heart of downtown OKC in the First National
Center's concourse level. Oklahoma is home to Olympic gymnasts
Shannon Miller, Bart Connor and Nadia Comenici, and is now
the home of this fascinating hall of fame. These are temporary
quarters but well worth a visit. Hundreds of photographs,
Olympic medals, memorabilia, videos, uniforms, etc., some
dating back to the 1932 Games.
WHERE: 120 N. Robinson, East Concourse, OKC
WHEN: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.
COST: $3 per child which includes a gift package
CONTACT: Nancy Nortz at 405-235-5600
Make reservations at least 2 weeks prior to visit.
& M Mushroom Company
WHEN: Open for tours in January
WHERE: Miami, OK
AGES: 3rd Grade
M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum
WHAT: Firearms, western artifacts, Native American artifacts,
civil war era artifacts, animal trophies, music boxes and
instruments, steins, swords, knives, politcal buttons, John
Rogers staturary, WWI posters and a research library.
WHEN: Year round. See website.
WHERE: 333 Lynn Riggs Blvd. (U.S. Route 66), Claremore, Okla.
CONTACT: 918-341-5707, E-mail:
County War Memorial
WHAT: Commemorates casualties of World War I and World War
II, Korea and Vietnam.
WHERE: Next tot he Museum of the Western Prairie/1100 Memorial
Dr/Altus OK 73521
CONTACT: 580/482-1044, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT: The home of Oscar and Jeanne Jacobson, built in 1916
and 1917, when the shortages of World War I made everything
WHEN: Tuesday-Friday 10am - 6pm, Saturday & Sunday 1-5
WHERE: 609 Chautaqua Avenue, Norman
CONTACT: (405) 366.1667, E-mail: email@example.com
Moran Children's Museum
WHAT: An imaginary town for kids to play and learn. Includes
a grocery store, aquarium, fire station, hospital, school,
waterworks, Bubble factory, dino dig and more.
WHEN: Tuesday - Friday 10 am-5 pm, Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Sunday
1 - 5 pm
WHERE: (From I-40, take the Seminole-Prague exit and travel
9 miles south on U.S. Highway 377 (SH-99). Turn west onto
Hwy 9 and go 1 mile. The Museum is on the north side of the
highway.), Address: 1714 Highway 9 West, Seminole
AGES: ages 3 - 12
COST: Admission charged
CONTACT: (405) 382-0950
WHAT: Preserve former home of 1912 Olympian Jim Thorpe; exhibit
artifacts from Thorpe and his family.
WHEN: Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. to
WHERE: 706 E. Boston, State Hwy. 51 east of Stillwater to
and Plummer Trail Museum
WHAT: artifacts from early day No Man's Land
WHEN: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays
WHERE: S. Douglas, Beaver
WHAT: KATY DEPOT, built in 1890, is the M.K.&T.'s
oldest surviving wooden station. The museum collection
includes railroad, pioneer businesses, cowboys and
Indians, military and the Civil War Battle of Honey
Springs memorabilia. Also included is the M.K.T. Caboose
#205 and a 14 Flag historical display.
WHEN: Mid-March to Mid-December, Thursday -Saturday &
Monday, 1- 4 pm, Sunday, 2-4 pm and by appointment.
WHERE: Located off U.S. 69 at the Highway 266 exit, North
of Interstate 40 on Paul Carr Drive, Checotah
WHEN: Monday - Friday (9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00)
WHERE: 2 miles west of Bartlesville. Call for directions.
AGES: All (not recommended for children under six)
CONTACT: 918-336-0351 or 888-636-0351. Call one to two weeks
WHAT: One of the nation's leading candle manufacturers.
Log Cabin HOme
200 North Cherokee, Bartlesville, OK 74005, 918-336-5337,
Unique amusement park that features a variety of rides including
a ferris wheel, carousel, bumper cars, and a passenger train
that circles the park. For kids 12 and under only.
Chisholm Trail Museum
WHAT: Present artifacts from historic Chisholm cattle trail
WHEN: Tuesday through Friday -- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday
-- 1 p.m. to 5 p.m
WHERE: 605 Zellers Ave, Kingfisher
CONTACT: 405-375-5176 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT: Kiowa Tribe artifacts and artwork
CONTACT: 405-654-2300 (ext. 217)
Quinta Foster Museum
WHEN: Monday - Saturday 9am - 5 pm. Closed Sundays and holidays.
WHERE: 2201 Silverlake Road, Bartlesville, OK
CONTACT: 918-336-6943. Guided tours available with prior
reservations. Self-guided tours during operating hours.
WHAT: The Foster Mansion was designed in 1930 by noted Kansas
City architect Edward Buehler Delk, once known as the wealthiest
man west of the Mississippi. The 32-room, Spanish style mansion
has 14 bathrooms and seven fireplaces. Construction was completed
in 1932 and it served as the family home until Mr. Foster's
death in 1939. La Quinta is the focal point of Bartlesville
Wesleyan College and serves as the library and administration
facilities for the school. La Quinta is listed on the National
Register of Historic Places.
Teaching Gardens, named after Carl Linnaeus,
opened June 8, 2006, in the southeast corner of Woodward
Park, east of the Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria,
Tulsa, OK. The gardens are "designed to be a green
classroom, inspiring visitors to recreate its beauty
in their own landscape. . . Trained Linnaeus gardeners
will be on hand daily to share their knowledge." For
more info: call 918.746.5125. Visit their website for
news and events, free teaching resources, and info
on their volunteer programs.
Saraha State Park
WHAT: 1,450 acreas of sand dunes. Dune rides available.
WHEN: All year
CONTACT: (405) 521-3411
WHAT: hands-on arts and sciences museum. Build in the
Carpentry Shop, create your own masterpiece in the
Art Studio, and observe our snakes, chinchillas and
ferrets in the Animal Area. There's a Dinosaur dig,
puppet theatre, cave, space shuttle, pottery lab, & carpentry
shop. Learn while you play at Adventure Quest, the
outdoor science park that's also one of the largest
playgrounds of its kind in the world!
WHERE: 200 E. Maple, Enid
WHEN: All year
COST: Fee charged.