Oklahoma Field Trips: H-L

 

Har-ber Village
WHEN: Daily 9 AM TO 6 PM, Sunday 11 AM to 6 pm, March 1 - Nov. 15
WHERE: 4404 W 20th GROVE, OK
AGES: All
COST: None
CONTACT: 918-786-6446

Harn Homestead
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 an appointment.
WHERE: 313 N.E. 16th Street, Oklahoma City, OK
AGES: All
COST: Fee charged.
CONTACT: (405) 235-4058

Healdton Oil Museum
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.)
COST: None
AGES: All
CONTACT: 580-229-0900

Heavener 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
AGES: All
COST: None
CONTACT: 918-653-2241/Park Office

Henry Overholser Historic Mansion
WHAT: Exhibit of 1903 Victorian home of Henry Overholser with English carpets, French stained glass, Antwerp fine oak paneling.
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.
AGES: All
COST: Fee charged.
CONTACT: 405-528-8485 or (405)272-0247

Historic tour of Ponca City
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Honey Springs Battlefield
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
AGES: All
CONTACT: www.honeysprings.org

Hugo Frisco Depot Museum
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IMAX Theater
WHEN: Monday - Friday at 10 am (depends on movie you choose to see)
WHERE: 10802 E. 71st St.
AGES: All
COST: There are discount rates for groups. Call.
CONTACT: Rick at 307-2629, Ext. 276
Excellent educational packets are provided to groups.

Indian City U.S.A.
WHAT: Indian City USA
WHERE: Anadarko, OK. 2-1/2 miles south on hwy 8
COST: Call for rates. Group rates available.
AGES: All
CONTACT: (405) 247-5661 or 1-800-433-5661, Website: http://www.indiancityusa.com

International 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.

J & M Mushroom Company
WHEN: Open for tours in January
WHERE: Miami, OK
AGES: 3rd Grade
COST: Free
CONTACT: 1-800-334-9394

J. 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. 74018
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CONTACT: 918-341-5707, E-mail:

Jackson County War Memorial
WHAT: Commemorates casualties of World War I and World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
WHEN: daily
WHERE: Next tot he Museum of the Western Prairie/1100 Memorial Dr/Altus OK 73521
AGES: All
COST: None
CONTACT: 580/482-1044, E-mail: muswestpr@ok-history.mus.ok.us

Jacobson House
WHAT: The home of Oscar and Jeanne Jacobson, built in 1916 and 1917, when the shortages of World War I made everything difficult.
WHEN: Tuesday-Friday 10am - 6pm, Saturday & Sunday 1-5 pm
WHERE: 609 Chautaqua Avenue, Norman
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CONTACT: (405) 366.1667, E-mail: russtallchief@gmail.com

Jasmine 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

Jim Thorpe Home
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 5 p.m
WHERE: 706 E. Boston, State Hwy. 51 east of Stillwater to Yale, OK
COST: None
AGES: All
CONTACT: 918-387-2815

Jones 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
COST: None
AGES: All
CONTACT: 580-625-4439

KATY Depot Museum
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
AGES: All
COST: Free
CONTACT: 918-473-6377

Keepsake Candle Factory
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)
COST: Free
CONTACT: 918-336-0351 or 888-636-0351. Call one to two weeks in advance.
WHAT: One of the nation's leading candle manufacturers.

Kendall Log Cabin HOme
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Kerr Museum
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WHERE: Howe
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Kiddie Park
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.

Kingfisher 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
COST: None
AGES: All
CONTACT: 405-375-5176 or Email: reneem@ok-history.mus.ok.us

Kiowa Tribal Museum
WHAT: Kiowa Tribe artifacts and artwork
WHEN: Call
WHERE: Carnegie
COST: None
AGES: All
CONTACT: 405-654-2300 (ext. 217)

La Quinta Foster Museum
WHEN: Monday - Saturday 9am - 5 pm. Closed Sundays and holidays.
WHERE: 2201 Silverlake Road, Bartlesville, OK
AGES: All
COST: Free
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.

Linnaeus 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.

Little Saraha State Park
WHAT: 1,450 acreas of sand dunes. Dune rides available.
WHERE: Woodward
WHEN: All year
CONTACT: (405) 521-3411

Leonardo's Discovery Warehouse
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.
AGES: All
CONTACT: 580.233.ARTS (2787)

 

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