Blue Whale

Blue Whale2680 N Hwy 66
Catoosa, OK 74015

Phone: 918-694-7390
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The Blue Whale in Catoosa has become a beloved historic landmark along Route 66. The Blue Whale was originally built by Hugh S. Davis, a zoologist and family man who envisioned the whale as a special place where his grandchildren could play and swim in the nearby pond. His sketches of the mammal grew until they reached 20 feet tall and 80 feet long. With the help of a friend, Harold Thomas, the duo spent two years welding the metal framework and applying the hand-mixed cement, one five-gallon bucket at a time.

After the whale's completion in July 1972, it attracted visitors from ...

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  • Facility Amenities: Gift Shop

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Advance Group Reservations Required, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Tour Group Welcome Reception

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-44, Route 66, US-412

  • Tour Information: Guided Tours, Self-guided tours

Open daily, 8am-dark.

Located 1 mile north of Catoosa on Rt 66 on west side of highway.

Primary Contact:

Blaine Davis




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From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/11/2014

Amy, you are more than welcome to go inside the whale! Have a great trip and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Amy on 07/11/2014

Can you still go inside the whale?


 
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