Fort Sill National Historic Landmark & Museum

Fort Sill National Historic Landmark & Museum435 Quanah Rd
Fort Sill, OK 73503

Phone: 580-442-5123
Fax: 580-442-8120
Description

The Fort Sill National Historic Landmark & Museum is a 19th century frontier army post consisting of approximately 50 buildings and the grounds surrounding them.  Fort Sill is perhaps best known as the home of Geronimo during his later years and is also an operating Army military base. 

Fort Sill was founded by General Philip Sheridan during a winter campaign against the Southern Plains tribes in 1869.  The renowned Buffalo Soldiers were stationed at Fort Sill in the 1870s and provided major assistance in the construction of the post.  This African-American regiment was given their nickname by the Indian tribes they fought in honor of their fierceness in battle.  In 1911, Ft. Sill became the home of the U.S. Field Artillery Center and School. Today, the U.S. Field Artillery Museum showcases the history of the cadets who have honed their artillery skills at Fort Sill over the course of a century. 

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  • Facility Amenities: Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop, Handicapped Parking

  • General Information: Free admission

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

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-44

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

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

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Open

Close

Tuesday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Thursday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Friday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Saturday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Bus tours should give advanced notice of their arrival.

From I-44, take Exit 41 and go west on Sheridan Rd approx. 1/4 mile. Turn right on Randolph Rd, then turn right onto Chickasaw Rd and museum will be on the corner of Quanah Rd and Chickasaw Rd.

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Scott Neel




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From Sherry on 10/12/2014

I loved it! Very informative


From TravelOK.com Staff on 08/11/2014

Almeda, we're not sure who told you the cemetery may not be open for visitors, but according to the Fort Sill National Cemetery website, it is open daily from 7am-6pm. For more information, please call 580-492-3200 or 580-492-3201. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


 
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