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Oklahoma History Center

800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr, Oklahoma City, OK 73105-7917
+1 405-522-0765
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Beautiful and very well done

You step into the entrance and are wowed by the best view of the Capitol and the downtown thru... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dan G
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Another One Bits the Dust

I have just checked off one more museum that has a steamboat exhibit. I did not have high... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
pelicank11
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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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.
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800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr, Oklahoma City, OK 73105-7917
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You step into the entrance and are wowed by the best view of the Capitol and the downtown thru those huge windows. Every room and dsipaly is well done, well presented and fresh. Loved every minute of the tour, met some wonderfully knowlegeable folks. Wish...More

Thank Dan G
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

I have just checked off one more museum that has a steamboat exhibit. I did not have high expectations, but was rather surprised at the quality of the building and the exhibits, every bit as good as any I have been. It was easy to...More

1  Thank pelicank11
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent visit to the Oklahoma History Center where we focused on the Heroine exhibit. We visited the Arabia Museum in Kansas City, the Mud Island Steamboat Museum, the Sultana steamboat museum in Marion, Arkansas, plus the Railroad and Steamboat Museum in...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

The exhibits are so interesting and I learned so much about Oklahoma history. I loved so many of the exhibits that it is hard to pick a favorite. Definitely worth the drive to visit!

1  Thank Jamie M
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

The History Centre is just across the street from the Capitol Building so it’s easy to get to on foot. For only being $7, it’s quite a good history centre. There’s an exhibit which focuses on all the industries in the area throughout 3 centuries...More

2  Thank VikkiBee
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

There is a wonderful diverse history in Oklahoma. I was delighted to see it on display not only for adults but with numerous hands on exhibits from a camp fire cooking station to a flight on Baniff Air.

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Reviewed June 12, 2018

It was easy to find and has ample parking. The folks we paid were friendly and helpful. The best part of this Museum for Us was the entrance to the Indian Exhibit. There are videos, with stories about various Indian Tribes, spoken by elders from...More

2  Thank Lou T
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

Everything excellent. Caesar salad with chicken for lunch was excellent. Cookies for dessert were also great.

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We went on a weekday after we had visited the National Cowboy museum. This museum is wonderful and covers everything from Native American and Western history to Oklahoma's oil roots. A great museum to visit overall. We spent a couple hours here.

1  Thank Alexander H
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

So many things to see. The photos recognizing the 75th anniversary of the musical "Oklahoma!" was an unexpected bonus, as was the exhibit on Oklahomans who contributed to the space program - there were a few surprises. The exhibit on the Viet Nam war includes...More

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If you haven't already gone, I would spend 3 hours or so. There is very much info & well laid out. (3 floors total )
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Adult - $7 Senior - $5 Student - $4 Child - 5 or under - free Veterans, active military - free Family - up to 6) - $18
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Visit the Oklahoma History Center Hours & Admission Museum Hours Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Days Closed: Sundays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day Research Center Hours Monday - Saturday 10:00... More
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