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My teenage son and I visited, and here are our thoughts. It was very hard to find tucked back off... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2016
JayBurgin72
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Sachse, Texas
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My wife and I enjoy visiting old homes. This is a great one!

If you enjoy seeing older architecture and old homes, this is one to visit. It is close to town and... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2016
dorobo123
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Bremerton, Washington
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Jul 3, 2018
“Gardner Mansion and Museum CLOSED”
Jul 3, 2018
“Temporarily closes”
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6745 E US Highway 70, Broken Bow, OK 74728-5507
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

We drove out to see the mansion and museum based on reviews that we had read. The sign is still up at the main road with the price chart. As you pull up to enter the gate to the property, there is a CLOSED sign...More

Date of experience: July 2018
8  Thank Renee222
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Showed up today to find the Museum closed. Owner apparently passed away a few months ago. Family is working to get reopened so you might call ahead before going.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 365ontheroad2015
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

This place is a must see! The best part was a guided tour by the owner. Dr. Stiles is a retired vet and history/archeology buff. The home has been in his family for generations, bought on auction after the original owner died. The artifacts are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank beeham2
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Great collection of area artifacts, with many stories to tell ! Guided tour of old home with a large collection of fossils, antiques, an memorabilia. Each item has a story, some items with an amazing history !

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Enloe M
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. It's not the big city, high dollar museum but has the best collection of artifacts. It is a must see on your trip. The Stiles family has been over this property for a long time and has so many stories to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 20, 2016

Yes, it is hard to find and not at what we expected, but we really enjoyed it. The owner is charming and knows his Oklahoma History. I just hope the pickers don't find it. It should be left just as it is.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank linda h
Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

My teenage son and I visited, and here are our thoughts. It was very hard to find tucked back off the highway and not well marked due to construction. There were a lot of great things to see but they weren't displayed together in a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank JayBurgin72
Reviewed February 25, 2016

If you enjoy seeing older architecture and old homes, this is one to visit. It is close to town and well worth the time to visit it. Oklahoma has a lot of history about the time settlers were homesteading out west (of the East coast).

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank dorobo123
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Amazing tour! The owner also lived there as a child so he had many stories to tell! We had a difficult time finding it using maps app, but we're determined to find it. They were redoing the highway and it is off the road out...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank punkage
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Well worth the visit! Actually get to talk to the owner of the collection; very interesting stories.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Rhonda B
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