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Address: 406 E Oklahoma Ave, Guthrie, OK 73044
Phone Number: 405-282-1889
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great place to view Oklahoma history

This is a hidden gem of Oklahoma museums. Lots of really cool Oklahoma history here, especially in the time around the Oklahoma land run. If you like cowboys and wagon trains and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is a hidden gem of Oklahoma museums. Lots of really cool Oklahoma history here, especially in the time around the Oklahoma land run. If you like cowboys and wagon trains and outlaw history, this is a fun place to learn about the wild Oklahoma sooner times.

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Guthrie, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Oklahoma is a unique sort of place, in that it was founded by a "wedding" of sorts between the white predominant society and the fading society of the red people of native heritage, who had been moved to Oklahoma/Indian Territory, during their expulsion from the rest of the country during the 19th Century. Failing to gain statehood, as an "Indian"... More 

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I took my youngest daughter with me on a recent outing to Guthrie. Although we enjoyed our stop, there really wasn't much for young children. There were some interesting exhibits and artifacts, but better suited for older children and families.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

Stopped and visited. Two floors of exhibits about Oklahoma History. It's has a great exhibit about Statehood with good artifacts. The Library is interesting as well. It was worth the $3 admission.

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Round Rock, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

History buffs interested in details of the Oklahoma land rush era must visit this collection. The staff is professional and helpful. Very well presented exhibits of U.S. Marshalls of the Territory, pioneer families, outlaws, Carrie Nation, and Sooners bring the colorful, unique time in Oklahoma history to life.

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OK
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

We always enjoy this collection when we visit. Very interesting. Wish they would up the funding for it.

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Agra, Oklahoma, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

I have walked through this little museum in the historic town of Guthrie at least once a year since I was a small child. Possessed of less than a dozen exhibition galleries plus a permanent exhibit of the original Carnegie Library, on whose grounds the building stands. It has never failed to have a new tidbit of history from the... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

We visited a LOT of museums on our 12 day road trip. This one was pretty small, but very nicely done. I'm glad we didn't go out of our way to visit it, but it was well worth a short drive.

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2010

For a $2 per person donation our family spent hours going through this museum of pioneers, American Indians, outlaws, politicians, etc. It is awesome! Don't miss it!

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Mcalester Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2009

wish i had more time, i could have stayed all day!!

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