Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art 1900 W MacArthur St
St. Gregory's University
Shawnee, OK 74804

Phone: 405-878-5300
Fax: 405-878-5133
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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.  ...

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  • 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

Day

Open

Close

Sunday

1:00 pm

4:00 pm

Tuesday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Wednesday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Thursday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Friday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Saturday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Closed holidays.

Adults: $5

Seniors: $4

Children 6 and over, and students with ID: $3

Children 5 and under: Free

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

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 St. 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.

Primary Contact:

Dane Pollei

Group Contact:

Donna Merkt

Event Contact:

Tonya Ricks

Media Contact:

Delaynna Trim




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From Dianne Moore on 08/01/14

What an amazing find. You can browse through a world class collection without the hustle and bustle of a big city crowd or traffic. A wonderful collection. Well worth the drive. My students loved the interactive activities of their education department. My personal favorite is TuTu the mummy.


From Jennifer on 08/03/10

A great museum literally filled with treasures. While the works of art are awesome, I have to admit that my favorite part of the Mabee-Gerrer Museum are the artifacts like the shrunken heads, mummy and mummified cat.


 
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