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Will Rogers Memorial Museum

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Address: 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore, OK 74018
Phone Number: 918-341-0719
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Description: Memorial museum and resting place for the American icon.

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This is one of my favorite places to go. It changes just enough from time to time that I always find something new to spark my imagination .

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Claremore, Oklahoma
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Claremore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is one of my favorite places to go. It changes just enough from time to time that I always find something new to spark my imagination .

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The museum was a gathering of many interesting things from his movies to his writings. I did not know some of the things he had been part of and it was amazing to learn of all of them.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Don't go in rainy weather if allergic to mold.I liked the history, paintings, sculpture.It sits upon nice grounds.

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Claremore, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a must see when in Claremore, Oklahoma! Twelve galleries of memorbilia tells the story of the life of Will Rogers, an icon still today!

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Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

A wonderful collection of items surrounding the life of Will Rogers, telling of his childhood, early years, and career as the "people's spokesperson" for events of the day. This is a very well done presentation, encompassing Will's life complete with art, posters, newspapers, awards, videos, and collections. It will be easy to spend three to four hours perusing the memorial... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Located on a hill overlooking Claremore, is the Will Rogers Memorial Museum ($7 per person admission with discounts for seniors and active Military, and free for children and students) which is open 365 days a year from 10 AM -5 PM. The Museum is well laid out with separate galleries for different areas of his life. Knowledgeable Docents are available... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Informative and quite nice. I love Will Rogers and so does Claremore. Check it out...you won't be sorry

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St. Louis, MO
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Museum's web site said museum is open 8-5 daily except closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas, with $5 admission fee for adults. I have the page printed out...dated 12/24/14. The only reason we stayed in Claremore was to go to this museum. Arrived at museum first thing in the morning and it was closed! Sign on door said open at 10,... More 

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Lenexa, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Will Rogers was definitely a well-rounded individual. This museum has beautifully captured so many aspects of his life. The layout is absolutely wonderful. There were so many different short films, and interesting tidbits about Mr. Rogers. There is even an area in the basement of the museum for children. The museum staff were very friendly and eager to answer any... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is a lovely museum and tribute to Will Rogers. I am a huge admirer of Will Rogers and went specifically to the area to visit the memorial. Such nice folks work there, and we talked for a long time. The museum itself has many personal effects, informative displays, and of course, movies. (I took a drive over to Oologah... More 

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