Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center & Museum

Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center & Museum616 Leona Mitchell Blvd
Enid, OK 73701

Phone: 580-237-6989  580-402-2524
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The Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center & Museum serves as an educational cultural exhibit center that highlights the unique history, settlement and culture of black aboriginal Indians, Freedmen, ethnic pioneer settlers and their descendants.  One of Enid's best kept secrets, this museum is named in honor of Leona Mitchell, a black Chickasaw benefactor, international opera singer and Enid resident.  This museum is situated along the old Chisholm Trail in the former Cherokee outlet that was owned by Cherokee Freedmen and autonomous bands prior to the 1893 settlement ...

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  • Discounts: Senior Discount

  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Gift Shop, Handicapped Parking

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Advance Group Reservations Required, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Group Rates Available, Tour Group Welcome Reception

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-412, US-81

  • 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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Open

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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

2:00 pm

Tours also available by appointment.

From Oklahoma City, take I-35 north to Hwy 412 W to Leona Mitchell Place; turn left. From Hwy 81 N, drive to Owen K. Garriott and turn right onto Leona Mitchell Place. Turn right.

Primary Contact:

Barbara Finley




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From VONZELL SOLOMON on 06/29/2011

This Museum is a MUST SEE for the entire Family.....a true historical experience!


 
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