Osage Tribal Museum, Library & Archives

Osage Tribal Museum, Library & Archives 819 Grandview Ave
Pawhuska, OK 74056

Phone: 918-287-5441
Fax: 918-287-5227
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The Osage Tribal Museum, Library & Archives in Pawhuska features displays and artifacts relating to Osage culture from the 1600s to present, along with archives and photo collections.  The museum's mission is to educate the public about the history, customs and traditions of the Osage people.  Visitors to the Osage Tribal Museum will enjoy the museum's extensive collection of archival photos dating from the 1800s.  These historic photographs illustrate the early use of traditional clothing, dances and ceremonies. 

Housed in a building originally constructed in ...

The Osage Tribal Museum, Library & Archives in Pawhuska features displays and artifacts relating to Osage culture from the 1600s to present, along with archives and photo collections.  The museum's mission is to educate the public about the history, customs and traditions of the Osage people.  Visitors to the Osage Tribal Museum will enjoy the museum's extensive collection of archival photos dating from the 1800s.  These historic photographs illustrate the early use of traditional clothing, dances and ceremonies. 

Housed in a building originally constructed in 1872 as a chapel, schoolhouse and dormitory, the Osage Tribal Museum in Pawhuska features an impressive collection of over 6,000 artifacts.  Many Osage families have donated objects, documents and photographs, ensuring that the museum's collections will continue to grow.  At the time of the museum's opening in 1938, it had the distinction of being the only museum owned by an American Indian tribe.  Come to the Osage Tribal Museum to see a variety of exhibits, including a collection of oil paintings depicting past Osage leaders and well-known members of the Osage Nation.

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Tour Group Welcome Reception

  • Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)

  • Tour Information: Customized tours, Group Tours, Guided Tours, Self-guided tours

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Tuesday

8:30 am

5:00 pm

Wednesday

8:30 am

5:00 pm

Thursday

8:30 am

5:00 pm

Friday

8:30 am

5:00 pm

Saturday

8:30 am

5:00 pm

From Hwy 60, located approx 1 mile north on Grandview.

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Kathryn Red Corn




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