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Will Rogers Dog Iron Ranch and Birthplace Home

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Fun, Fun tour stop!

This was a tour stop for a museum professionals conference. They pulled out all the stops for us... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Watauga, Texas
Well worth a detour

If you can manage it, see the Will Rogers Dog Iron Ranch and Birthplace Home (in Oologah) and the... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Columbia, South Carolina
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Birthplace of Will Rogers, now also a nature reserve.
2 Miles East Of Town, Oologah, OK
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

This was a tour stop for a museum professionals conference. They pulled out all the stops for us. We got to see the birthplace of Will Rogers. The home has the andirons in the fireplace for which the cattle brand was patterned - the "Dog...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank actressteacher
Reviewed October 15, 2018

If you can manage it, see the Will Rogers Dog Iron Ranch and Birthplace Home (in Oologah) and the Will Rogers Memorial Museum (in Claremore) on the same day and in that order. It sure helps to put things in perspective. It’s incredible to think...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Citallwic
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Nice quiet place to visit and learn history. We where there for the annual Will Rogers fly-in. Planes from all over came in. New and old planes plus a car show.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brant P
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We arrived as the foreman was open the gate so we ended up having the place to ourselves. We visited the barn first to see the animals and then visited the house. There is not much to it and without the video that plays in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jehenson81
Reviewed April 2, 2018

This is a wonderful setting at the birthplace of Will Rogers. Well, almost. The house was moved to this beautiful location when Oologah Lake was formed. It now overlooks the beautiful hills and valleys and the lake itself. It seems a great tribute to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank James G
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We stopped in for a quick visit yesterday since it was free and a relatively short drive. There were only a few other cars there. It's a self-guided tour of the home, with audio of Will Rogers narrating about what you are seeing. The upstairs...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank texastam2015
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Luv visiting Will Rogers Homeplace. So peaceful and view of Oologah Lake. Beautiful especially in the fall! Wonderful colors! If you drive though Oologah Ok check it out

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank lovetotravelOklahoma
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

After visiting the Will Rogers Museum & having lunch in Claremore, I convinced my wife and our friends to drive up to Will Rogers' birthplace and ranch. What a great decision! There were few other visitors while we were there and we were able to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ProfCoop
Reviewed July 18, 2017

This is free to visit. There is a beautiful view of the lake from the front porch. A continuous looping video is shown on a tv screen inside but can be heard outside also. It does an excellent job telling the history of the home...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed July 10, 2017

In addition to Will Rogers birth home, there is a barn and neat little working ranch with horses, cattle and a peacock. A must visit when in the area.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sharon H
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September 4, 2018|
Response from texastam2015 | Reviewed this property |
From willrogers site Open Daily: 10 AM - 5 PM March 1 - November 10 Seasonal Hours (November 11 - February 28): Closed Monday, Tuesday, Thanksgiving and Christmas
October 25, 2016|
Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
The Will Rogers Dog Iron Ranch is truly "out in the country"...beautiful country I might add. The nearest food/restaurant is probably 5-7 miles away in the town of Oologah. The name of the restaurant is not coming to me... More
October 25, 2016|
Response from tulsaALPHAmale | Reviewed this property |
To answer your first question: The birthplace is open 8a - 5p, 7 days a week. To answer your second question: As far as food is concerned, Oologah and Collinsville are two very small nearby towns with Claremore being close... More