Museum of the Great Plains
Located in Lawton, the Museum of the Great Plains features special collections and exhibits that spotlight the cultural and natural history of the Great Plains of North America. Some of the museum's permanent exhibits include the Domebo Dig Site, an authentic recreation of a 1960s archeological excavation that revealed human activity from 11,000 years ago, as well as the Council Saddle Shop, an interactive space inspired by the life's work of renowned saddle maker Howard Council. The museum will also feature temporary exhibit in the Oklahoma Museum Network Gallery.
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, Complimentary Attraction Passes for Guide/Driver, Group Rates Available
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-44
Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)
Tour Information: Self-guided tours
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Open other holidays 10am-4pm.
Adult (13+): $10
Child (3-12): $8
Child (0-2): Free
Senior (62+): $9
While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.
From I-44, take the downtown Lawton exit to Ferris, then turn right on Ferris to 7th. The museum is located adjacent to Elmer Thomas Park.
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