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“Go see if you are in Ardmore!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Greater Southwest Historical Museum

Greater Southwest Historical Museum
35 Sunset Drive SW, Ardmore, OK 73401
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Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Ardmore
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Yukon, Oklahoma, United States
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“Go see if you are in Ardmore!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We visit many museum and this one was not a disappointment! They had many different exhibits that were all interesting. We did not take our kids this time but will definitely take them next time! If you have not been you need to!

Visited February 2014
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“Not your average county museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

My family and I do an "Oklahoma Adventure" about once a month. This month we headed to Ardmore, ostensibly to see its holiday light display. Before dinner we decided to stop by this museum.

We have been to a number of county museums around Oklahoma, and this one is by far the best we've seen. It has the typical bank, doctor's office, courtroom, one-room school house, etc., recovered from old Ardmore. It also has a first-rate military museum, which elevates the entire experience.

The only drawback might be that it is not built to be terribly kid-friendly. That being said, my kids enjoyed it, especially looking at all of the model ships, tanks, and planes.

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“Wonderful exhibits”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We didn't allow enough time. I want to go back and visit this museum again. Very impressive. The staff of the main museum was very pleasant and full of information. The gentleman in the military exhibit was the same. Very, very nice folks.

Visited August 2013

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“Best kept secret in Ardmore”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Can't believe I lived here 13 years before I visited. Excellent meuseum of frontier live and military history. In fact I would say the miltary history is as good as the museaum at Ft. Sill in Lawton. The docents are excellent and it is worth spending time just sitting and visiting with them.

Visited March 2013
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