See, touch, and smell life on a real, working farm, but
with a twist. Test your wits (and sense of direction) in
the 8 acre maze cut into a field of corn as pictured in
the Tulsa World. Includes a presentation on how the maze
was constructed, what corn needs to grow, the many uses
of corn, and how vital corn is to American History (i.e.
the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag). Also, you will receive
a packet of information, with lesson plans and activities
that tie into the MAiZE experience. Cost: $5.00 each (discount
for group rates). For more info: email at firstname.lastname@example.org or
call (917) 232-4577.
WHAT: first home of Ernest Whitworth Marland, tenth govenor
of Oklahoma and founder of Marland Oil Company. It houses
101 Ranch Artifacts, an Archeology display, Native American
artifacts of the Plains tribes, Daughters of the American
Revolution Museum and Heritage rooms.
WHEN: Tuesday thru Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: 1000 E Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601
CONTACT: (580) 767-0427
Park Nature Center
WHAT: A 140-acre protected natural wildlife area is home
to dozens of indigenous mammals and 180 species of birds.
Experience the unspoiled beauty of native grasses, shrubs
and trees as you stroll along the 21/2 miles of wood-chip
foot trails. Special guided nature hikes and weekend programs
WHERE: 5000 W. Memorial, OKC
Historic Home (CLOSED)
WHAT: Home of DrMcLean from early 1900s. The closets still
hold clothes actually worn by Dr. and Mrs. McLean. Original
photographs of the family and their friends are scattered
throughout the home.The Doctor's examination room contains
his original Doctor's bag and medicine. Inside his rolltop
desk are handwritten medical ledgers and cancelled checks.WHEN:
Call for dates.
WHERE: 123 A Jenks St., Jenks, OK
COST: Fee charged
WHAT: View an eclectic assortment of objects and artifacts
collected by Mr. and Mrs. Dan Midgley. Free.
WHERE: 1001 Sequoyah, Enid, OK 73703
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
WHERE: near Cottonwood
Slief Community Museum
of Creation Truth
fossils, replicas, and artifacts that tell the story of creation. Learn about
dinosaurs, the age of the earth, giants, Noah’s ark, ancient weapons and
tools, and the technology of ancient civilizations.
WHEN: Hours: Saturday, 10-4; Monday- Friday by appointment.
WHERE: Address: 3290 State Rd. 22, Bokchito. From Durant go 14 miles east on
Hwy. 70 to Bokchito. Go six miles south of Bokchito Bank on State Rd. 22.
COST: Free admission.
CONTACT: Phone: (580) 924-0803. Email: email@example.com. Website:
of Natural History
WHAT: Collection of biological specimens native to the Oklahoma
WHEN: Hours vary. Call for the current schedule.
WHERE: Jesse Dunn Building, Northwestern Oklahoma State University,
CONTACT: 580-327-8513 or Dr. Powders at 580-327-8564
of Pioneer History
of the Cherokee Strip
WHAT: Artifacts and exhibits from settlement and development
of Cherokee Strip in northern Oklahoma
WHEN: Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
WHERE: 507 S. 4th St., Enid
of the Great Plains
of the Red River
WHAT: American Indian art and artifacts
WHEN: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and
Noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday
WHERE: 812 East Lincoln Road, Idabel, OK
CONTACT: (580) 286-3616.
of the Western Prairie (http://www.okhistory.org/mus-sites/masnum18.htm)
WHAT: Features two main galleries and an auxiliary building.
Outdoors, visitors can walk inside an authentic half-dugout
or see an operating windmill. Horse-drawn implements on the
lawn illustrate farm mechanization in the late nineteenth
and early twentieth centuries.
WHERE: 1100 Memorial Drive/Altus OK 7352
WHEN: Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
of Women Pilots
WHEN: Tuesday - Friday 10 AM to 4 PM, Saturday- available
WHERE: Airports Ground in OKC
AGES: 7 AND UP
COST: 14 and above - $5, $2 for children
CONTACT: Vickie Sharp at 405-685-9990
Stuff. Looking for a museum related to
your unit of study? Did you know Oklahoma has 146 museums?
Here is a listing of museums by state, city, topic,
WHAT: Seven-story Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory, featuring
a fascinating collection of palm trees, flowers and exotic
plants from across the globe.
WHERE: 100 Myriad Gardens; Reno & Robinson, OKC
COST: Admission charged
WHEN: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
WHERE: 1700 N.E. 63rd Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
CONTACT: Admissions Coordinator (405) 478-2250, ext. 277
HOURS: 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Daily
COST: $8.50 Adults, $7.00 Senior Citizens, (62+), $4.00 Children
6-12, Children under 6, Free. Call for group rates.
Self-guided tours are available 7 days a week with a confirmed
reservation. Educational programs for elementary students
are offered Monday through Friday, from 9:00 A.M. until 12:00
P.M., September through May. Guided tours are available year-round,
Monday through Saturday, from 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Group
Size and Chaperone Requirements: A minimum of ten students
is required for all group visits. The Lunch Pavilion is available
for those groups bringing a sack lunch- reservation required.
Reservations are required for all group visits. Make reservations
at least two weeks in advance of the desired date.
ONE-ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE (Grades K-6)
Relive the turn-of-the-century in Prosperity Junction's one-room
schoolhouse. Our teacher provides a curriculum in math, spelling
and readings from McGuffey's Readers. Students use slates
and chalk to complete their lessons and are expected to follow
the 1905 rules of conduct.
COWBOY ADVENTURE (Grades K-1)
Children learn basic information about American cowboys,
wrap a bandana around their necks and take a "cattle
in our classroom. They also visit the American Cowboy Gallery
where they view a "bunkhouse" and learn how cowboys
lived in the West. Children are given flash cards with brand
symbols, which they use in the galleries to locate their "brands."
NATIVE AMERICAN LIFESTYLE (Grades K-1)
Children learn about traditional Native American garments
and decorations in the classroom. Then they use beads to
make a necklace which they can take home. The class also
visits the galleries where they view Native American art
COWBOY LIFESTYLE (Grade 2)
Children learn basic information about cowboy clothing and
the many jobs of a cowboy. Classroom examples are carefully
studied without inhibitive barriers. The class then visits
the American Cowboy Gallery.
MORE PHOTOS: http://www.oklahomahomeschool.com/FTCcowboyMus.html
Route 66 Museum
WHAT: Travel through all eight states along Route 66 "The
Mother Road". The trip begins in Chicago and ends in
California. Murals and different vignettes depict the eras
of the road and the interesting places that made Route 66
so famous. As you travel along, you can listen to recorded
histories and personal accounts of the road from overhead
audio kiosks. Gift shop.
WHERE: Westbound take Exit #41 and travel 4.8 miles on Old
Highway 66.The museum is located on the north side of the
COST: Admission charged
WHEN: Monday - Saturday, 9 am-5 pm; Sunday 2 pm-5 pm. Closed
CONTACT: (580) 225-6266
WHAT: View a replica of the Nellie Johnstone #1, the first
commercial oil well drilled in what is now the state of Oklahoma
on April 15, 1897. The replica marks the spot of the original
WHEN: Monday - Sunday, 6 am - 11 pm
WHERE: 200 N. Cherokee, Bartlesville, OK
Museum in Collinsville
WHEN: Tues through Saturday 9 AM TO 6 PM
WHERE: 1108 W Main St. Collinsville, OK
CONTACT: By appointment only. Call 918-371-1470 to make reservations.
Call and leave phone number.
Man's Land Museum
WHAT: The collection contains a variety of artifacts including
the William E. Baker archaeological collection, materials
from the basket maker culture and geological materials.
WHEN: Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
WHERE: 207 West Sewell, Goodwell, OK
WHAT: Individual and group tours of the Storm Prediction
Center are available by appointment.
WHERE: Norman, OK
more information about touring the Storms Prediction Center,
e-mail Peggy Stogsdill (SPC Administrative Officer) at firstname.lastname@example.org,
telephone/voice mail (405)579-0707. National Severe Storms
Laboratory tours are set by request, approximately one per
month. Please call 405-366-0468.