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Oklahoma History Center

800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr, Oklahoma City, OK 73105-7917
+1 405-522-0765
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Wonderful experience

Very well organized and displayed! It is a must see. The artifacts are grouped in areas so that you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sungal19
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
via mobile
7 dollars and it is amazing

So much great in this place. The price is a super bargain, the exhibits are new, immersive, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
coaster05
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South Bend, Indiana
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Very well organized and displayed! It is a must see. The artifacts are grouped in areas so that you "walk through" history. We went before noon on a weekday and were able to move at our own pace. Lived here all our lives and learned...More

Thank sungal19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much great in this place. The price is a super bargain, the exhibits are new, immersive, and fantastic. The displays were all working and there was so much to see it was hard to do even half. I really enjoy state museums as a...More

Thank coaster05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My ten year old son and I went here last week. We both really enjoyed this museum. It has a wide variety of exhibits, with something to interest almost anyone.

Thank KL W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy state history museums. The exhibits in OK's museum tell the story of OK well. It was nice to see a section of the museum devoted to OK's commercial history. I enjoyed learning about some of the nationally familiar businesses and brands born in...More

Thank Hrothmir
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I'm not just saying that because I live here. I have been to history museums around the U.S and this is at the top. Even the snack bar, The Health Nut, on the second floor is excellent. The Native American exhibits are great, and if...More

Thank Okcaggie
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a really thorough and interesting museum. It ranges from the history of Oklahoma to important industries in the State. It includes large companies like Sonic and other famous individuals as well. The grounds are also really nice.

Thank Thompsonian
Reviewed 25 April 2017

There are many awesome exhibits in this center, although I felt that there was a lot of material to read about each item. I know that is the best way to educate yourself about the exhibits, but it tended to be too wordy and I...More

Thank ekdkdk1
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Strangely enough, this seems to be centered on oil. I would divert only about 25 miles to get to this museum. It is not bad, but the layout requires a lot of back-tracking to see all the displays. The oil industry section is realr good,...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We were spring breakers with teenagers in tow. We spent HOURS here and I know we did not see everything. The docents were around, available, knowledgeable and very patient and friendly with questions. I like how logically the displays were grouped and I especially liked...More

Thank catseverywhere
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Large collection of Oklahoma history that was quite interesting. While I learned a great deal, I noticed the the Museum presented a view of history that was overly positive. It was missing a great deal of the history. The rough periods were missing. There was...More

Thank Tor B
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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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