Top of Oklahoma Historical Society Museum

Top of Oklahoma Historical Society Museum 303 S Main
Blackwell, OK 74631

Phone: 580-363-0209
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Housed in the 1912 "Electric Park Pavilion," the Top of Oklahoma Historical Society Museum in Blackwell contains items from the 1893 Cherokee Strip Land Run to the present. The museum collection includes farm tools, cameras, saddles, furniture, clothing, kitchen equipment, Indian paintings, pianos, early televisions and much more. Industry exhibits and a church setting are also featured. Themes include Victorian, country/western, American Indian, architectural and Main Street. See the Brick Walk of History, an early day well cover that's now a gazebo and the beautiful water fountain ...

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Gift Shop, Meeting Space Available

  • General Information: Free admission

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

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-35

  • Tour Information: Guided Tours





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May close early according to visitor flow.

From I-35 take Hwy 11, go 1 mile S to 300 block. We are on W side of street in a large white building.

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Louise Akers

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From Ron Richmond on 10/31/14

If people love the bells, why cannot they enjoy them inside the museum? Or is it somehow important that others suffer? Seems odd to me. Where did manners go?

From Ron Richmond on 10/31/14

So, if I call the museum, are you promising me I will never have to hear those noise ordinance and disturbing the peace violations again? That would be great if it happens. I have tried everything and have the certified letters to prove it. I did address this problem with at least 2 people on the Museum board. One was the president at the time, I believe. I would be happy to give you the names. Still, those bells awakened me from my sleep in the house I labored to buy. Do you think the 450 people would enjoy me playing loud, annoying noises at their homes so they could not sleep or enjoy some peace and quiet in their yard? I am still hearing those bells, so don't act like the people who control the bells are good neighbors. You don't hear my music, do you?? By the way, the police chief who is supposed to protect me from bad neighbors said if I played the same sounds at the same volume that I would be fined. So, does that seem like what is being done to my property is right? Good neighbors don't play loud music that disturbs their neighbors. And I am positive of that.

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