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Very educational

Great place to learn about Blackwell history, very thing from the tornado in the 50`s, the zinc... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
me2296
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Blackwell, Oklahoma
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I took 3 grandkids, ages 4,5,11. They had the best time. One of the workers have them a... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
582kathrinet
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Blackwell, Oklahoma
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Great place to learn about Blackwell history, very thing from the tornado in the 50`s, the zinc smelter that ran from March 18, 1916 till August .1972.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

I took 3 grandkids, ages 4,5,11. They had the best time. One of the workers have them a specialized tour. Had displayed items the kids could touch and play with. Also items of interest to me with some local historical items as well.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

Spent just over an hour with two teenagers visiting this museum and we all enjoyed it. One remarked that it was a lot bigger than it appeared to be from the outside. They have several exhibit rooms filled with local history and artifacts. One item...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

The museum was very informative, the staff was well educated on the many topics available, lots of neat historical pictures, stories, and information.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

Melissa was so nice and so knowledgable about so many of the items on display. We spent an hour and a half in this wonderful museum. Don't skip this one. Lots to see, so plan accordingly.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed October 10, 2015

You are traveling north or south on Interstate 35. You need a break. Your children need a break. Get off at Blackwell and go into town to the Top of Oklahoma Historical Society Museum. The 1903 building alone is worth the trip. There are wide...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed October 7, 2015

Came to the museum late in the day. The young lady that was in charge was very knowledgeable and able to answer all of my questions about the towns history and the 1955 tornado. I never knew a little town called Blackwell had so many...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed August 3, 2015

Positives: Unique facility, wide variety of artifacts, free admission Negatives: Scattered presentation, varying levels of quality Just over 100 years ago (1913), people flocked to this building to see the first electric lights in Kay County, Oklahoma. Originally called "The Electric Pavilion," it was the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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