Battlefield National Historic
WHAT: Protects and interprets the site of the Southern Cheyenne
village of Peace Chief Black Kettle that was attacked by
the 7th U.S. Cavalry under Lt. Col. George A. Custer just
before dawn on November 27, 1868. Special programs available.
WHEN: Everyday, daylight to dusk
WHERE: 2 miles west of Cheyenne on SH-47A, Cheyenne, OK
CONTACT: 580-497-2742 (ext. 4 for school programs)
Memorial Park Museum and the USS BATFISH
WHAT: The Main attraction of the War Memorial Park is USS
BATFISH. The War Memorial Park Museum contains Items related
to the USS BATFISH, other submarines, and World War 2 in
general, including battle flags, photographs, artifacts,
models and other interesting items.
WHEN: Closed Tuesdays. Monday-Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM; Sundays
12 Noon - 5 PM; Open Daily March 15th - October 15th, Weather
WHERE: Exit the Muskogee Turnpike at Exit 33 (or "Port
of Muskogee", "War Memorial Park"). Turn right
(east) at the stop sign and look for the BATFISH sign on
COST: Admission charged.
CONTACT: (918) 682-6294, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Irving Trail Museum
WHEN: 10 to 5 Wednesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 on Sunday.
WHERE: 6 miles east of Stillwater, OK, on Highway 51 and
3 miles south on the Mehan Road. Address: 3918 South Mehan
Road, Ripley, OK 74062.
CONTACT: 405-624-9130 or email: Cchlouber@aol.com
WHERE: near Pauls Valley or White Bead?
WHAT: Exhibits at the Museum feature Waynoka's Harvey House,
Railway's Ice Plant, and the Transcontinental Air Transport,
a coast-to-coast air-rail venture of TAT and the Pennsylvania
and Santa Fe Railroads.
WHERE: Located on the second floor of the Harvey House, 202
S. Cleveland, Waynoka
CONTACT: 580-824-1886, WaynokaHS@hotmail.com
WHAT: 1920s home of Osage Lillie Morrell Burkhart and resource
learning center for Osage culture and heritage
WHEN: Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday by appointment
WHERE: 1/2 mile south of State Hwy. 20 on Blackburn Rd.,
CONTACT: 918-538-2417, Billie Ponca
Horse and Burro Adoption Program (BLM)
WHAT: Watch as wild horses and burros are put up for adoption.
Groups: Call in advance to set up a tour. Each child will
receive a packet of info, a coloring book about the adoption
program, and some fun stuff like crayons, pencils, and keychains.
WHEN: 2nd Tuesday of every month. Call first!
WHO: All ages.
WHERE: Pauls Valley, OK.
WHAT: A museum dedicated to remembering Will Rogers. Artifacts,
memorabilia, saddle collection, and photographs and manuscripts
depicting his career as a trick roper.
WHEN: Year around - see website.
WHERE: 1720 West Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore
COST: Donation requested
WHAT: Nature enthusiasts love the scenic variety of the 130-acre
park. One of the Southwest's outstanding rose gardens, grassy
slopes and fresh water ponds are part of the natural beauty.
An exquisite arboretum is a living tree and plant museum
with more than 600 species. The lighted OKC Tennis Center
is here along with an Olympic-sized swimming pool, 18-hole
frisbee golf course, picnic tables, an outdoor amphitheater
and a Senior Citizens Center.
WHERE: 36th Street and N. Portland
Will Rogers Home Page: http://www.willrogers.org/
WHEN: Open Tuesday thru Sunday, Closed Monday, all year 10:00
am - 5:00 pm
WHERE: South of Bartlesville. Call for directions.
COST: Adult $5.00, Children under age 12 (except special
events) Free, Annual Season Pass $15.00
WHAT: Founded by Frank Phillips, Woolaroc is a wildlife preserve,
a museum, and a nature trail. The Wildlife Preserve contains
3600 acres which is home to 700 animals and birds. Nature
trails include the Northroad Tour which is five miles of
scenic adventures through wildlife, the Oil Patch (history
of the oil industry in OK), and the 1840s Trader's Camp.
Museum includes western art paintings of Frederic Remington,
Charles Russell, Thomas Moran and more; Indian artifacts
from 40 different tribes; and gun collections.
WHEN: October 6th and 7th. 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
WHERE: Woolaroc, South of Bartlesville
CONTACT: Carol Foust at 918-336-0307. Visit the living teepee
and experience Mountain Man life on the banks of Bison Lake.
(Circa 1840). The children will be able to go to different
tents and talk to the "campers" to find out how
clothes were made of tanned skins, wood was fuel chopped
with a tomahawk, and firearms used black powder and was loaded
one shot at a time. Bring your own lunches or purchase from
snack bars at Woolaroc. Call if bringing a large group so
they can prepare for you.
of Wings Pigeon Center
WHAT: Your visit to Oklahoma City won't be complete without
a stop at the World of Wings Pigeon Center. This unique and
beautiful place was built with the dream of honoring this
bird for its contribution to religion and service in communication
in peace and war. Take a tour of our museum and library,
and see the birds while strolling the grounds. Donations
WHERE: 2300 NE 63rd, OKC
CONTACT: (405)478-5155, (800)882-1586. WHEN: Tours on Weekday
afternoons, weekends by appointment
Organization of China Painters Museum
WHAT: This unique museum is the headquarters for the World
organization of China Painters. The center contains an outstanding
collection of hand-painted china from around the world, along
with a research library and classrooms for china painting
WHERE: 2641 NW 10th, OKC
WHEN: Mon. - Fri. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm