WHAT: Oklahoma Aquarium offers Home School Days
twice a year. On these days classroom programs are reserved
for homeschool families only. Cost includes the price of
admission to the aquarium. Maximum of 35 participants per
program, which includes adults. Registration is first-come,
WHERE: Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Drive, Jenks, OK
WHEN: March 31, August 26, 2004
COST: $7 per student (aged 3 and over) and $8 per adult.
Payment is due with registration. Pre-register at http://www.okaquarium.org/pages/fishschool/home-school.html
CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org or
City Federal Courthouse
WHAT: Visit the jail facilities, have a demonstration of
building security, and tour the court room. Older kids may
want to sit in on a court proceeding or explore a specific
aspect of the judicial process.
WHEN: schedule your tour in advance
WHERE: 200 NW 4th ST, Oklahoma City, OK
AGES: 3rd grade and up
CONTACT: Rhonda Reynolds at (405) 609-5039
City Museum of Art
WHERE: 415 Couch Drive, Main Museum
CONTACT: (405) 236-3100, Cafe (405) 235-6262, Store (405)
ADMISSION: Adults $7, Senior (62+), Students and Children
$5, Children under 5 and members are Free, Tours of 15 or
more $4 per person, School Tours $3.
HOURS: Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-5pm; Thursdays until
9pm; Sundays 1pm-5pm.
City National Memorial and Memorial Center Museum
The Oklahoma City National Memorial remembers those who lost
their lives in the tragic bombing the Alfred P. Murrah Building
on April 19, 1995. WHERE: 620 N Harvey Ave, OKC, Oklahoma
(405) 235-3313, 1-888-542-HOPE .
ADMISSION: Admission to outdoor symbolic memorial is free.
Admission to museum is Adults - $7.00; Senior (62+) - $6.00;
Student (6-17 or college student with current ID) - $5.00;
5 years and under - Free. Group rates are available for
student groups of 10 or more, or adult groups of 20 or
HOURS: The Memorial Center Museum is open Monday through
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 6:00
WHERE: 2101 NE 50th
ADMISSION: Adults (ages 12-64): $6.00 Children (ages 3-11):
$3.00 (2 and under FREE) Seniors (ages 65 and older): $3.00
Discount rates are available for organized groups of 15 or
HOURS: May (Memorial Day) - September (Labor Day) 9am - 6pm
daily; exhibit buildings close at 8pm. September - May 9am
- 5pm daily; exhibit buildings close at dusk. Guests may
always remain on grounds until dusk.
WHERE: 2716 NE 50th; (405)424-3440
ADMISSION: $3.00 Adults, $1.50 Children, $2.00 Senior Citizens.
HOURS: Seven days a week, 10am - 4:30pm.
This museum features extraordinary turn-of-the-century fire
engines that were once used in Oklahoma communities. Oklahoma's
first fire station is displayed along with the finest specimens
of firefighting equipment anywhere.
Frontier Drug Store
WHAT: The museum resembles a turn of the century drug store,
complete with wooden fixtures, antique wall cabinets filled
with memorabilia and artifacts that reflect the history of
pharmacy in Oklahoma.
WHEN: Tuesday - Saturday 10-5, Sunday 1-4
WHERE: 214 W OK ST, Guthrie, OK
AGES: 10 and up
COST: None. Donations are accepted.
CONTACT: 405-282-1895. Call a few days in advance so you
can have a guided tour.
WHAT: Home of Oklahoma's Governor
WHEN: Call for times.
WHERE: Call for directions.
CONTACT: (405) 522-8871
WHAT: Former residence of Judge Robert A Hefner family, now
open to the public. Elegant 1917 mansion contains Louis XVI
furnishings, as well as collections of bells, canes, Meissen
china, and fine art and tapestries. Original third-floor
ballroom now houses Oklahoma Hall of Fame galleries, including
portraits and biographies of famous Oklahomans. Also on premises
are a library, chapel and formal gardens.
WHERE: 201 NW 14th; (405)235-4458
Adults, $2.50 Students and Senior Citizens, Children 10 and
HOURS : Mon.-Sat. 9am - 5pm, Sun. 1pm - 5pm.
WHAT: 215,000 square-foot learning center exploring
unique history of geology, transportation, commerce, culture,
aviation, heritage and more. Education programs, videos,
"trunks," and resource packets.
WHEN: Monday - Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm.
Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
WHERE: Northeast corner of N.E. 23rd & Lincoln Boulevard,
across the street from the Oklahoma Capitol
COST: Fee charged.
CONTACT: (405) 522-5248, E-mail: OKHC@OKHistory.org
Museum of Higher Education
WHAT: History and artifacts of higher education in Oklahoma
from Oklahoma/Indian Territorial era to present
WHEN: Call for hours when facility will be available for
WHERE: On Oklahoma State University Campus. North of University
Ave. between Hester St. and Knoblock St. on OSU campus in
CONTACT: Linda Smith, (405) 744-2828
WHERE: 404 W. Commerce, OKC, OK 73109
WHAT: The Oklahoma Opry is in it's 21st year, but, we are
still Oklahoma's best kept secret! Governor Keating and the
Dept. of Tourism have helped by naming us "Oklahoma's
Country Music Show." Regular Saturday night performances
at 8:00 p.m.
WHAT: Artifacts, rolling stock, and structures that reflect
the heritage of railroad and street rail transportation in
the 19th and 20th centuries in Oklahoma. Train rides.
WHEN: Saturdays: 10am-4pm
WHERE: 3400 N.E. Grand Blvd, Oklahoma City
COST: None for museum. Fee charged for train rides.
CONTACT: (405) 424-8222, E-mail: Contact@oklahomarailwaymuseum.org
State Capital Publishing Museum
WHEN: Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: 301 W. Harrison, Guthre, OK
AGES: ALL (Special programs for 9th-12th.)
CONTACT: (405) 282-4123, E-mail: email@example.com.
State Firefighter's Museum Museum
WHAT: Houses a collection of antique fire apparatus dating
back to the mid 1700s, and the first fire station built in
Oklahoma Territory in 1864
Saturday through Thursday 10 am - 4:30 pm, Fridays 10 am
- 4:15 pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Years
WHERE: 2716 N.E. 50th Street, Oklahoma City.
COST: Admission charged.
State Museum of History
WHAT: Collects, preserves and interprets the complete history
of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Museum of History offers a wide
range of educational programs.
WHEN: 9am - 2pm Monday - Friday
WHERE: 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK
Steam & Gas Engine Show
WHAT: One of the largest displays of the giant machines at
work in the country. A festival of fun, food, arts and crafts,
antiques, flea markets, parades, and entertainment.
WHEN: First full weekend in May for three days (Friday, Saturday,
COST: Admission charged.
CONTACT: Steam Engine Show, P.O. Box 472, Pawnee, OK 74058
or Pawnee Chamber of Commerce at 918/762-2108
WHAT: Tells the story of the determined people who laid the
foundation for the future state of Oklahoma through artifacts,
photographs and paintings.
WHEN: Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: 402 E. Oklahoma, Guthrie, OK
AGES: ALL (Special programs for K-8th and 7th-12th.)
CONTACT: (405) 282-1889 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Greer County Museum
WHAT: The only truly "round" barn (most are
actually hexagonal or octagonal), the Barn is 60' in
diameter, 45' in height and is two stories high.
WHEN: Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m
WHERE: 9 miles east of I-35 (Edmond), on Old Route 66. North
side of 66 in the heart of the town of Arcadia.
COST: None. You can rent the upstairs for special events.
Sante Fe Depot of Guthrie
WHAT: Eight model layouts currently exhibiting including
O, N, HO, and Z scale layouts. Automobile exhibit under construction.
Old Harvey House Bakery-Cafe Pizzeria on the premises.
WHEN: Tuesday - Saturday 11 am-7 pm. Closed Sunday and Monday.
WHERE: 409 W. Oklahoma Ave., Guthrie
WHAT: Rock Bluff School, Pioneer Chapel, pioneer doctor's
office, Cowtown watering hole
WHEN: Check website
WHERE: U.S. 66 and Pioneer Road, Elk City OK
AGES: Fee charged
CONTACT: (580) 225-6266
Theater/Photo Hall of Fame/Kirkpatrick Planetarium
WHAT: Oklahoma's biggest variety of museum attractions. Planetarium.
Special education programs.
WHEN: Check schedule at website.
WHERE: 2100 NE 52nd ST, OK City, OK. Next to the zoo.
CONTACT: Melody or Lynn at 405-602-3770
County History Museum
Nation Tribal Museum
(Henry) Historic Mansion
WHERE: 405 NW 15th (NW15th & N. Hudson)
ADMISSION: Adults $3.00, Seniors $2.50, Youth 6-18 $1, Under
6 are Free.
HOURS : Tuesday - Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Saturday &
Sunday 2:00 pm, - 4:00 pm. Hourly guided tours.
WHAT: Overholser Mansion is the first mansion in Oklahoma
City, built by early-day entrepreneur Henry Overholser. It
is of late 19th century architecture with original furnishings
and hand-painted, canvas-covered walls.
Nature Center, Tulsa, OK.
WHAT: Working Farm Field Trip, Education Programs, Parties,
WHO: All ages
WHERE: On I-40 between Hydro and Weatherford
Bill Ranch and Wild West Museum (http://www.okhistory.org/mus-sites/masnum23.htm)
WHAT: See some of the last remnants of the legendary Old
West. Drive through the buffalo pasture and view buffalo,
longhorn, and elk as they might have looked to a pioneer
traveling across the prairie. Walk through the log cabin,
blacksmith shop, and the Indian flower shrine and take a
walk back into time. Tour Pawnee Bill's dream home and visualize
life in 1910 Oklahoma with Pawnee Bill memorabilia, photographs,
and much more.. Each summer the hill side on BlueHawk Peak
at the Pawnee Bill Buffalo Ranch comes alive with trick riders,
trick ropers, shootings, hangings - a battle between the
cowboys and Indians ... it's the west at its best.
WHEN: (April-Oct) Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm,
Sunday and Monday, 1:00 p.m.to 4:00 pm. (November-March)
Wednesday - Sat 10:00 - 5:00, Sundays 1-4 p.m. Closed Mondays
and Tuesdays. Closed State Holidays.
WHERE: One half mile west of Pawnee, Oklahoma on U.S. 64
County Historical Society Museum
WHAT: Artifacts in several period room displays and is also
the Dick Tracy Collection Headquarters for the midwest.
WHERE: Located on the west side of the Pawnee County Courthouse
Square, Downtown, Pawnee
WHAT: Home of Peter Conser, former light horseman and legislator
of the Choctaw Nation
WHEN: Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.
to 5 p.m.
WHERE: HC 64, Box 3725, Heavener, OK (5 miles south of Heavener
on U.. Hwy. 59, then 3 1/2 miles west of Hodgens.)
CONTACT: 918-653-2493, Glen Hembree-manager
Museum of Art
WHEN: Tuesday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm, Thursday evenings until
8pm. Closed Mondays and Major Holidays
WHERE: 2727 S. Rockford RD (one block east of Peoria Avenue
at 27th Place), Tulsa, OK
COST: Fee Charged
CONTACT: 918 748 5309 or 800 324 7941
in Scripture: "The Elijah Factor"
A compelling story of the prophet Elijah as he displays God's
power in his encounters with the wicked King Ahab and Queen
Jezebel. Includes live animals and pyrotechnics. Optional
pavillion dining (extra cost) at 6:30 pm. Gospel singing
begins at 8:00 pm. Play begins at sunset. Friday and Saturday
nights from June 18th through August 21st. Adults: $10.00.
Ages 4-12 yrs: $4.00. Contact: 918-435-8207. Located on Grand
Lake in Disney, OK.
WHAT: Preserve and exhibit artifacts honoring pioneer women
of all eras, with 17-foot bronze monument
WHEN: Tues-Sat 9:00 a.m.-5:00p.m. Sundays 1:00p.m.-5:00 p.m.
WHERE: 701 Monument, Ponca City, Oklahoma 74604
COST: Fee Charged.
CONTACT: 580-765-6108, E-mail email@example.com
Indians and Pioneers Museum
WHEN: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
WHERE: Stillwater, OK. Call for directions.
AGES: 4th and 5th graders
COST: $3 per child
CONTACT: Kathy McCrowski at 405-743-6300. This is a one-room
schoolhouse. Children come dressed in period costume, circa
1899. They will participate in school activities that would
have been popular in that time. Best time to book a group
is when public schools are not in session.
City Cultural Center and Museum (see Marland's Mansion)
WHAT: Recreated 1800s pioneer village museum features
a two-story saloon, Scudder Schoolhouse, Wildwood Chapel,
cowboy line shack, homestead cabin, post office, trading
post, school marm's house, rock jail house, covered
bridge, rock depot and much more! Each structure was
built with hand-hewn Arkansas
"bull pine" and Missouri red and white oak. Prairie
Song has been restocked with Texas longhorns, the original
breed of cattle driven up the trail. Life, work and play
as it was in the 1800s.
Open to the Public (by appointment), For Large Groups: Open
24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week. For Small Groups: Mondays,
Wednesdays, Fridays, 10:00AM and 2:00PM, (weather permitting).
WHERE: 402621 W. 1600 Rd., Dewey, OK. (5-1/2 miles east
of Dewey on Durham Road)
AGES: 4th and 5th graders for educational programs, all
for public tours
COST: Fee charged.
CONTACT: (918) 534-2662, E-mail: Prsong@aol.com
WHAT: Tour the Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit, Bruce Goff
Apartment and the Price Company Executive Office and
Apartment. Frank Lloyd Wright called this masterpiece
the "tree that
escaped the crowded forest" when he completed it in
1956. The Price Tower is Frank Lloyd Wright's tallest built
WHEN: Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. Sunday 12:30 pm -
5 pm. Reservations are encouraged
WHERE: 510 Dewey Avenue, Bartlesville, OK
AGES: All. Partially handicap accessible.
COST: Admission charged
Parker Star House & Eagle Park Ghost Town
WHAT: Historic collection of 15 buildings
WHEN: Appt. only
WHERE: Cache, OK
Mountain State Park
WHAT: Quartz Mountain Nature Park (QMNP) offers camping,
boating, fishing or skiing. QMNP has mountains to hike or
climb and sandy beaches to stroll. Metal detecting, ORV riding
and Eagle watching are just a few of our specilized activities.
The Park has a nature center and offers naturalist programs
throughout the year. Call Sue at (580) 563-2666 to schedule
an In-School Naturalist program.
WHEN: Year round.
WHERE: 44 miles south of Altus/Foss Exit, State Highway 44.
See website for directions.
COST: Some fees charged.
CONTACT: (580) 563-2238, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org