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Will Rogers Memorial Museum

1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore, OK 74018
918-341-0719
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Claremore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Description: Memorial museum and resting place for the American icon.
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Whitewater, Kansas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Very well done, lots of info on Will Rogers. Quality displays and good videos. Volunteers very friendly.

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Pearland, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My daughter-in-love and I had a wonderful day in Claremore. After a lovely lunch at the The Pink House, we toured the Will Rogers Museum. The volunteers that were on sight were so very helpful and kind. I was so impressed with how much there is to see in the musuem and the great news clips of such an interesting... More

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Del City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

it was very interesting. Being from Oklahoma I have heard of Will Rogers all my life. It was nice to see all his personal belongings and info about him

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Tulsa OK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I thought I knew everything about Will Rogers but I didn't. A very interesting museum, on beautiful grounds. An educational trip for the family.

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Claremore, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice tour and history of Oklahoma's Native son. If you visit the Memorial make sure to go to the birthplace by Oolagah, well worth the time!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

As Australians, before visiting the Will Rogers Memorial Museum we just thought of Will Rogers as an old time cowboy movie star and part time philanthropist who was famous for his lasso rope tricks. Our visit to Claremore as part of our explorations during our Route 66 road trip and the museum Guide "Pete" we learned that Will Rogers was... More

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Quapaw, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great family museum. Room after room of information and artifacts from one of Oklahoma's own. Magnificent view overlooking the town. Theater inside playing Will Rogers many movies. Our Greeter was very friendly and knowledgeable. Gave us directions to visit the homestead only 13 miles away. Excellent for class trips.

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Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
64 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Worth your stop! We were not planning on attending this, but my mom really wanted to stop. There is much to offer here. The exhibits are fantastic and varied. Lots to watch, see, do, view…very well planned. Something for all ages to enjoy. The gift shop is also excellent. Would go again!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

When I travel, I try to visit at least one unique attraction in that particular city that is unique to no other place in the world. The Will Rogers museum is that one place for the Tulsa area. Will Rogers was the top entertainer in his day, at the same time, in 4 major industries: radio, movies, print, and theater.... More

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McAlester, Oklahoma
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89 reviews 89 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I don't usually like these type of museums but I found this one well laid out, clean, and interesting. It seemed to have more about his family/life/friends and not just his accomplishments. Very well-rounded museum. We also drove out to the family farm but it was not nearly as interesting.

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