A.D. Buck Museum of Science & History
Tonkawa, OK 74653
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 ...
General Information: Free admission
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-35
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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