Bartlesville Area History Museum

Bartlesville Area History Museum
401 S Johnstone
5th Floor
Phone: 918-338-4290
Phone: 918-338-4294
Fax: 918-338-4264

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is a family friendly, 10,000 square foot facility located on the top floor of the Bartlesville City Center, an historical building once home to the Maire Hotel during the famous Bartlesville oil boom.  With a rich and colorful heritage tracing back to the Delaware, Cherokee and Osage tribes, Bartlesville is rife with historical significance.  Witness as Bartlesville's heritage unfolds with stories of oilmen, Indian chiefs, ranchers, bankers, outlaws, school teachers, smelter workers, shop clerks and more through photos, artifacts and video displays. 

Visitors to the Bartlesville Area History Museum will enjoy hearing the tale of how a tiny frontier settlements was shaped into the modern city of today through interactive displays, exceptional photography and intriguing artifacts. One of the museum's most popular attractions is a talking, animated likeness of Frank Griggs, pioneer photographer who spent seven decades documenting Bartlesville life.  Admission to the museum is free; however, donations are appreciated.

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Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop, Meeting Space Available
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Advance Group Reservations Required, Group Rates Available, Seating Capacity: 50
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-75
Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)
Tour Information: Group Tours, Guided Tours, Self-guided tours
Monday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed holidays.
From Hwy 75 South to Bartlesville, take US-60 exit toward Pawhuska/Ponca City. Take the right loop around onto Adams Blvd. Drive straight on Adams until you come to Johnstone Ave. Turn right and follow Johnstone (go through 2 intersections) until you come to 401 S. Johnstone on the left side of the block accross the street for the Washington County Courthouse.
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