Pottawatomie County Museum

Pottawatomie County Museum 614 E Main
Shawnee, OK 74801

Phone: 405-275-8412
Fax: 405-273-1210
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Built in 1903, the Pottawatomie County Museum in Shawnee is made of limestone blocks two to three feet thick and assembled in the Romanesque revival style. Formerly known as the Santa Fe Depot Museum, the building's floor plan is based on the style of early European churches with a tower resembling a Scottish lighthouse that rises up from the east side of a multi-arched portico. The beautiful ceilings of the depot are made of stained boxcar siding. The structure was put on the National Registry of Historic Places in 1974. In 1977, it was traded to the city of Shawnee and opened as a museum ...

Built in 1903, the Pottawatomie County Museum in Shawnee is made of limestone blocks two to three feet thick and assembled in the Romanesque revival style. Formerly known as the Santa Fe Depot Museum, the building's floor plan is based on the style of early European churches with a tower resembling a Scottish lighthouse that rises up from the east side of a multi-arched portico. The beautiful ceilings of the depot are made of stained boxcar siding. The structure was put on the National Registry of Historic Places in 1974. In 1977, it was traded to the city of Shawnee and opened as a museum in 1982. The depot is also home to the Historical Society of Pottawatomie County. Museum houses local exhibits and artifacts. Educational programs available.

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop

  • Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-270

Day

Open

Close

Tuesday

10:00 am

4:00 pm

Wednesday

10:00 am

4:00 pm

Thursday

10:00 am

4:00 pm

Friday

10:00 am

4:00 pm

Saturday

10:00 am

4:00 pm

Closed Sunday, Mondays and holidays.

Adults: $2

Children: $1

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.

From I-40 Exits 185 or 186, go south to Main St. Located in the Santa Fe Depot just north of Main St.

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Ken Landry




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