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The American Pigeon Museum & Library

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Address: 2300 N.E. 63rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73111 (Formerly World of Wings Pigeon Center)
Phone Number: +1 405-478-5155
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Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: A museum dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of the domestic pigeon...
A museum dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of the domestic pigeon and its relationship with man over time. The museum tells the history of this amazing bird as well as showcase the people who raise and love these birds.
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Worth about 20 minutes of your time

The museum looks like it's fairly new. It is small but laid out nicely. The kids were ready to go after 5 minutes of looking at pictures of pigeons. The racing history was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
Karen T
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Mustang, Oklahoma
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Mustang, Oklahoma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The museum looks like it's fairly new. It is small but laid out nicely. The kids were ready to go after 5 minutes of looking at pictures of pigeons. The racing history was interesting.

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Phoenix, AZ
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stopped here based on the other Trip Advisor reviews and it was well worth our time! I think the name has been changed to the American Pigeon Museum and Library... Lori greeted us as we walked up to the building and explained all about the live pigeons on display right outside the door. It was a great introduction and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I heard about this museum from the newspaper, and was expecting it to be kind of lame. Boy was I wrong! This place is full of interesting facts about the role of pigeons in WW1 and WW2 and so much more! They had live birds out front so you could see the different breeds up close. They even let me... More 

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Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I visited this museum with my parents in mid-August and we had a wonderful time. The museum curators are a very knowledgable and kind couple. They took the time to introduce us to the live pigeon breeds they had outside, and I even got to hold a couple of them! Inside, the museum is very cool. It is brand new... More 

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Midwest City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I went to their opening event last June and I was very impressed! They are in a new building and have lots of displays, history exhibits, and art. They even had different breeds of "fancy" pigeons outside for you to see up close, and were very knowledgeable about the birds. This is a great family destination, and it's free! I'll... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

The new museum is not open yet. We were fortunate to talk to two very knowledgeable people and learned a lot about raising pigeons and the sport of pigeon racing. It whetted our appetite so we can't wait to see what they do with the new facility.

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oklahoma
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20 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This is a very small attraction but there are a number of birds to look at and some interesting history. If you hit it just right, someone will have time to show you around -- which is really nice -- otherwise, you're pretty much on your own.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

We found this place online and our oldest son thought it would be neat to learn about racing pigeons. After exploring thier website we planned a visit on Saturday, August 4th. Much to our surprise the "Museum" looked to be under construction behind the huge weeds that had grown up around the new-looking building. It looked to be no big... More 

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Oklahoma City
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8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Considering how many pigeons are in the US, this center was very interesting and well done. I would recommend.

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piedmont
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

interesting story on the birds genes and history. the curator of the facility is well knowledge and you will be amazed when you hear about the history of the pigeons .

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