A.D. Buck Museum of Science & History

A.D. Buck Museum of Science & History1220 Grand
Tonkawa, OK 74653

Phone: 580-628-6477
Fax: 580-628-6209
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The A.D. Buck Museum of Science & History in Tonkawa is located on the campus of Northern Oklahoma College.  Founded in 1913 by C.E. Johnson, who was a biology instructor at the college, the museum was originally named the Yellow Bull Museum after a Nez Perce chief.  Renamed in 1966 after its long-time director A.D. Buck, who served from the 1930s, the A.D. Buck Museum of Science & History was originally housed in Wilkin Hall on the Tonkawa college campus before it burned down in 1914.  The museum was then relocated to the North/Harold Hall until 1968, when it was ...

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  • General Information: Free admission

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-35

Day

Open

Close

Monday

2:00 pm

5:00 pm

Tuesday

2:00 pm

5:00 pm

Wednesday

2:00 pm

5:00 pm

Thursday

2:00 pm

5:00 pm

Friday

2:00 pm

5:00 pm

Open during school season hours; all other times open by appointment.

From I-35, exit at Hwy 68. Go 1 mile and exit to Tonkawa. Go south to North St and then approx 1.5 miles east. Located at Pine and North St.

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Rex Ackerson




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