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Mabee-Gerrer Museum

Address: 1900 West MacArthur Street, Shawnee, OK
Phone Number: 405-878-5300
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Shawnee
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: The only museum in the State of Oklahoma that has a mummy (Tutu)! This place is fantastic and...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: The only museum in the State of Oklahoma that has a mummy (Tutu)! This place is fantastic and deserves a listing based on my recent trip.

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Colorado Springs, CO
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147 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This museum is very small but well laid out. If you go, be sure to go when there is an exhibit there. Unfortunately, we went just after one ended & the new one wasn't set up yet so 1/2 of the the museum was closed as they were at the start of setting up a new exhibit. This is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It's intimate and you want to see it twice before you leave. The staff is friendly and will help you understand the artwork. I will definitely return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Out in the middle of Oklahoma is a jewel of a museum. It is located At St. Gregory's university and is a small but significant historical gem. As an historian, I truly enjoyed the visit and spent way too much time absorbing the wonderful ambiance and reading every exibits' information .A must see in Shawnee

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have been visiting the Mabee-Gerrer Museum for a number of years, they have a variety of exhibits which rotate, with special exhibits on view. This isn't a huge museum, but the quality of the art and the exhibits is exceptional, including a nice collection of Egyptian artifacts, something you don't expect in Oklahoma. Don't miss this museum!

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Tulsa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We did a tour of this museum with one of the docents, Jean Lancaster, and she gave life to everything we saw! This museum is a true hidden jewel in the town of Shawnee! We will return again and again.

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Newalla, Oklahoma
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is an amzing collection of all sorts of primituve art and artifacts. They have pre columbian, egyptian, and art from world famous artists. This is at a working Catholic abbey so some of the exhibits focus on Catholicsm. But a rare chance to see objects that you would normally see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A small but really a nice museum. Collection may not famous as museum in Chicago or NYC,but you could got a chance to approach close to The history . All collection around 1800's .

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Shawnee, Oklahoma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

After driving past the entrance to the museum (it's on the campus at St Gregory's) I finally went in for a show and was really amazed by it. I had not expected to find such a nice gallery and museum tucked away on the outskirts of Shawnee. They get some really nice traveling shows and sometimes do theme displays of... More 

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Shawnee, Oklahoma
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

They were offering free admission last summer and a group of my firiends and I loved the museum. We are all on a fixed income and it was a great opportunity for to have an outing.

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Montreal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Fine small art and archeology museum is best seen with one of the staff or other guides available. Some unusual and fascinating pieces in the collection. Worth a visit.

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