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Oklahoma History Center

800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr, Oklahoma City, OK 73105-7917
+1 405-522-0765
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What a bargain!

If you like museums, you're going to love this one. The exhibits are all done very well and there... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
SteveMirn
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Fort Collins, Colorado
First-rate attraction

First off, the building itself is lovely. It looks as though it's designed to echo the huge grain... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
a_elkins1
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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 5 days ago

If you like museums, you're going to love this one. The exhibits are all done very well and there are a lot of interactive exhibits. The view of the Capital building through the windows is worth the visit! They have a fabulous library for genealogy...More

Thank SteveMirn
Reviewed 5 days ago

First off, the building itself is lovely. It looks as though it's designed to echo the huge grain elevators that are strewn across Oklahoma. All of the displays are very well composed and constructed. My favorites were: the Steamboat Heroine, the Land Run exhibit, the...More

Thank a_elkins1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Were in town for the OU game on Saturday but Friday was chilly and windy so looked for an indoor activity. This is a great museum with 4 rooms full of Oklahoma and Indian history. My father grew up in OKC so this brought back...More

Thank kes1639
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are several exhibitions on display here, all which are interestingly presented. Be sure to leave yourself enough time to see it all!

Thank WendyGBC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nice but a bit irritating as in every room there are many different thems - I could not see a relation e.g. between African Americans ad Oil and Gas and a steamboat....

Thank eva1500
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My wife & I visit State Capitols & history museums throughout the country. The Oklahoma History Center is an excellent facility with great displays & more than enough to keep you busy. We ended up spending parts of 2 days there as there is so...More

Thank Baja001
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I love this place,, not just a Museum they also have great Programs. the workers are so friendly. I learn so much from the History Center I found out thing about my mothers home town that I did not know.

Thank JMmhs
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to go and it's free of charge as my step dad is a veteran. Alot of history of Oklahoma City to be read about and story of modern famous people who are from Oklahoma that have done great in the city....More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 22 September 2017

On the day we visited, it was day 7 of a 9 day bus trip. Beautiful weather, so I decided to check out the outdoor markers. The Red River Journey includes not only history important to Oklahoma but also is a botanical garden. As time...More

1  Thank rochelle m
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Drove from Branson to specifically view the Gemini VI-A spacecraft flown by Wally Schirra and Tom Stafford and was surprised to have the opportunity to greet and speak briefly with the 86-year old Major General Tom Stafford, who was at the Center to attend a...More

1  Thank Bruce W
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Hayley1607
18 November 2017|
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Response from kes1639 | Reviewed this property |
We spent about 2 hours and skipped one of the 4 galleries ..you could easily spent 3 or 4 hours but 90 minutes would allow you to see everything
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stacismom
16 March 2015|
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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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stacismom
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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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