Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry

Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry 6603 S 438 Rd
Locust Grove, OK 74352

Phone: 918-864-9152
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The Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry in Locust Grove invites visitors to get inspired by reading the poems of others and creating their own. Located in a small and cozy building, ROMP offers hands-on exhibits like poetry blocks and magnetic poetry. The 2016 exhibit highlights poetry from 1880 to the 1970's that was typically written in autograph books. You can read many of the poems, view the museum's collection of more than 60 autograph books, and participate in 6 different activities, including a poem treasure hunt. Explore your creative side with a visit to the Rural Oklahoma ...

The Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry in Locust Grove invites visitors to get inspired by reading the poems of others and creating their own. Located in a small and cozy building, ROMP offers hands-on exhibits like poetry blocks and magnetic poetry. The 2016 exhibit highlights poetry from 1880 to the 1970's that was typically written in autograph books. You can read many of the poems, view the museum's collection of more than 60 autograph books, and participate in 6 different activities, including a poem treasure hunt. Explore your creative side with a visit to the Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry.

ROMP is located 2 miles west of Locust Grove, but in downtown Locust Grove, you can also visit the ROMP Rummage Store, a thrift store that funds the  museum and its work. ROMP Rummage is open noon to 6 pm Thursday-Saturday.

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  • Facility Amenities: Handicapped Parking, Meeting Space Available

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-412

  • Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)

  • Tour Information: Customized tours, Group Tours, Guided Tours, Self-guided tours

Open anytime with advance call or email.

Admission: FREE

Donations accepted.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.

From Scenic Highway 412, about two miles west of Locust Grove, take Rd 438 north 11/2 miles. ROMP sign and building are on the east side of road.

Primary Contacts:

Shaun Perkins

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Sep 24, 2016

Autumn Movement




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