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Chisholm Trail Heritage Center

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Address: 1000 Chisholm Trail Pkwy, Duncan, OK 73533-1539
Phone Number: 580-252-6692
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Museum traces the history of the famous Chisholm cattle trail of the 1870s...

Museum traces the history of the famous Chisholm cattle trail of the 1870s and 80s.

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One of the Most Informative & Interesting Museums

For a small community, this museum surpasses many large city museums. One of the best historical accounts of the American cowboys life on the cattle drives of the late 19th and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Terri17
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Oklahoma
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Oklahoma
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For a small community, this museum surpasses many large city museums. One of the best historical accounts of the American cowboys life on the cattle drives of the late 19th and early 20th century time periods.The Chisholm Trail is brought to life with a multi-sensory theatre and a robotic Jesse Chisholm telling about life on the trail around a campfire.... More 

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Duncan, Oklahoma
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of if not the best historical accounting of the American cowboys life on the cattle drives of the late 19th and early 20th century time periods. What a fantastic Heritage Center for a town of any size. The Chisholm Trail literally brought to life with a multi-sensory theatre and a robotic Jesse Chisholm telling about life on the trail... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I grew up in Duncan and was aware that the Chisholm Trail ran through the city. I didn't, however, know the details of the trail's origin and how interesting the stories were. I highly recommend this museum for residents, and when residents have friends and family in town. Well worth the one hour tour and very entertaining.

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Plano, Texas
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

wasnt expecting such a professional, well run, very detailed and rather interesting museum. it was a LOT of fun from the fantastic movies and the art gallery and the exhibits and even the TEMP exhibit, plus the gift shop and then the walk and sculpture outside. i would say the hands on, the visual, the audio, the total experience was... More 

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marlow, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Fun for the whole family! great history place. Kids enjoyed the mini movie, the statues look huge. there is a disc golf course next to the museum and also a play park.

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Thank Craig T
Duncan, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Great place for families to visit. Love taking the grands when they are in town. The art work is fabulous and we always enjoy the theatre.

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Thank shirljo7
Auburn, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

the director there was from my home stae of iowa and did anoutstanding job of telling the history of the chishom trail! the first lady did an amazing job because of her vast knowledge of the chisholm trail! duncan should be very proud of the director and all the people associated with this center!

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Thank robert t
Oxnard, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We followed the trail from Dallas to Duncan. The Heritage Ctr was a beautiful, well executed overview of the history of the Chisholm Trail. It's affordable, brief and to the point with interactive things for the kids big and small. A nice way to end our journey.

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Bloomington, IN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to revisiting the Chisholm trail heritage Center and to being greeted by Jesse. We were pleasantly surprised that not only was he still there but he had his own room with a partner-very enjoyable! Somethings have changed since we visited in the 1990s but still worth a visit.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Very impressive building and layout. The inter-active exhibits were good. I was disappointed that the museum had very little antiquities to offer. Mostly had a large inventory of merchandise for sale.

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