Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art
Shawnee, OK 74804
Founded in 1919, the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee is one of the oldest museums in the state of Oklahoma. One of Oklahoma's little-known jewels, the museum is located on the campus of St. Gregory's University, Oklahoma's oldest university, and features more than 6,000 artifacts. Father Gregory Gerrer, for whom the museum is named, was a Benedictine monk of considerable artistic talent. During Father Gerrer's travels to Europe, Africa and South America, he collected objects of artistic and ethnological value that are now displayed throughout the museum. ...
Discounts: Senior Discount
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop, Handicapped Parking, Meeting Space Available
Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Advance Group Reservations Required, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Group Rates Available, Seating Capacity: 160, Tour Group Welcome Reception
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-40, US-270
Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)
Tour Information: Guided Tours
From Oklahoma City, take I-40 E. At Exit 181, turn right onto ramp. Take ramp (R) onto Hwy 177 S for 2 miles. Turn left (E) onto MacArthur Dr. Look for sign on left side of road. From Tulsa, take I-44 W to Hwy 18. Take Exit 166 south to Shawnee (Harrison St). Turn right at the light onto MacArthur Dr off Harrison St (Hwy 18). Go 1 mile west to entrance of St. Gregory's University.
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