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“Finding Your Family Tree” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oklahoma History Center

Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-522-0765
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Ranked #16 of 117 things to do in Oklahoma City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Bring the past alive at the Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma’s state museum of history. At the Oklahoma History Center discover the people and stories that truly make Oklahoma unique. From oil and gas to aviation; from the Dust Bowl to space exploration; from tornadoes to the Land Run; from Native American Indians to Route 66, there’s a story of triumph and tragedy, hope and heartache, famous and infamous around every corner.The Oklahoma History Center is a testament to the indomitable spirit that built Oklahoma. With four permanent galleries and a special exhibits hall, guests will explore the more than 200 hands-on interactives and 50 subjects that tell the stories of Oklahoma and its people. We truly have something for everyone, with special events that appeal to all ages. From Civil War Day to Rockabilly concerts, there is always something going on!After visiting our galleries, enjoy lunch at the Winnie Mae Café located on the third floor. Be sure to visit our gift shop, stocked with items from local artists, educational games, souvenirs and much more, it is the perfect place to shop for your Oklahoma fix.Conveniently located in the Capital Complex, the Oklahoma History Center is adjacent to the State Capital and the Governor’s Mansion, both within easy driving or walking distance. The History Center is conveniently located off of I-35 and I-40, with easy passenger pick, drop-off and free motor coach parking.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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“Finding Your Family Tree”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

My wife and I have used the history center's "Oklahoma Historical Society" area over the past several years to trace ancestors for our family tree. You have access to files and records all over the United States and the best part is....it's free.

Visited April 2012
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Enid, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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“Good way to spend a few hours....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Very good museum that tells the story of Oklahoma....

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Kingfisher, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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“Great history lessons”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Everything we wanted to know about Oklahoma history. It was a great afternoon with the family.

Visited April 2012
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Norman, Oklahoma
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“Everyone should visit the History Center.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

It was so much fun to look at photos of old Oklahoma City and read about the early movers and shakers. This is one of my favorite places to go visit.

Visited April 2012
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Norman, Oklahoma
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“Stil in the development phase”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

The special exhibits offer more interest and as time goes by the museum will find its maturity and be a place for regular trips

Visited September 2011
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