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Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve

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Address: 1925 Woolaroc Ranch Rd, Bartlesville, OK 74003-7171
Phone Number: +1 918-336-0307
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

The Frank Phillips Ranch was founded in 1925 and the Woolaroc Museum had a...

The Frank Phillips Ranch was founded in 1925 and the Woolaroc Museum had a humble beginning four years later in 1929. The 3,700 acre wildlife preserve is home to more than 30 varieties of native and exotic animals and birds. It is a working ranch that maintains the animals for the enjoyment of our guests in a natural, protected setting. The Woolaroc Museum presents one of the world's most unique collections of Western art and artifacts; Native American pottery, baskets, beads, blankets and cultural art; historical displays; and one of the most complete collections of Colt firearms. Guests can also tour the Lodge, which was used as a place for Frank Phillips to entertain his friends and maintain business relationships. The Lodge abounds with tales of the parties, business events and wilder goings-on.

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This "attraction" is well worth the 60 minute drive from Tulsa! The museum is excellently curated, the grounds are gorgeous and the wildlife tops it off. The only negative is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This "attraction" is well worth the 60 minute drive from Tulsa! The museum is excellently curated, the grounds are gorgeous and the wildlife tops it off. The only negative is the gift shop--unless you are shopping for kids. It was a bit off putting to find so many "made in China" stickers at this wonderful collection of Native American art... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would give Woolaroc 6 stars if I could or even 10. Simply one of the finest western museums anywhere. It has a priceless collection of western art by the best western artists in the world. It has a world class gun collection and perhaps the best collection of Colts in the world. It is in a setting like no... More 

Thank William W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds of this animal refuge are spellbinding. Ostriches, buffalo and many varieties of deer and elk. After wandering through the grounds on the quaint roadway, you will eventually arrive at the museum and lodge. Excellent art, firearms Americana and old west exhibits await inside the large well curated museum. The lodge presents the Phillips family's country retreat. Frank Phillips... More 

Thank Esther H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve is a wonderful place to visit. Please plan on spending several hours to enjoy all it offers. It was exciting to drive through herds of bison and longhorn cattle, saw zebra, water buffalo and ostriches. The Museum is Wonderful! Frank Phillips has an amazing collection of American Indian artifacts and paintings, plus cowboy art... More 

Thank Shirley J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

My husband and I had the best time at this museum. We had no idea it was here. It had more Native American artifacts than I had ever seen before. It is huge and goes on and on. I did eat the buffalo burger and was not a happy camper, but my husband was just fine and he ate one... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This museum was the had an extensive and comprehensive collection of Native American art and artifacts that was extremely impressive. It was displayed very well and the entire grounds were beautiful and super peaceful. WOWZER!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

A great museum. The western art is beautiful and there's also a great collection of Colt firearms. Worth the price of admission.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

My Husband and I visited here on our vacation in August. It is a very nice place to visit. It is steep in Indian culture and the museum has plenty of artifacts. We saw a stagecoach and Teddy Roosevelt's saddle. Tapestries were abundant. We also saw one of the last canoe's built by a woman who specialized in this field.... More 

Thank Linda M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

When you enter the gate they give you a cd to listen to the history. The buffalo and dear are next to car can take good pictures. The museum has a lot too look at, my husband loved the gun collection. I enjoyed all the Indian artifacts, from pottery, arrow head collections. Lots to see, didn't go to the petting... More 

Thank Tracey A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

After driving through the Tall Grass Prairie near Pawhuska, we drove on over to Woolaroc near Bartlesville for a visit. We haven't been here for 15-20 years. You drive by wildlife on the road to the museum. Lots of Native American pottery, arrowheads, etc. Several paintings of various Indian Chiefs, etc. Lots of memorabilia from Frank Phillips and Phillips 66.... More 

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