Will Rogers Memorial Museum

Will Rogers Memorial Museum 1720 W Will Rogers Blvd
Claremore, OK 74017

Phone: 918-341-0719
Toll Free: 800-324-9455
Fax: 918-343-8119
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The Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore features art and artifacts pertaining to the life of Oklahoma's favorite son, Will Rogers. Explore 12 galleries in the expansive 16,652 sq. ft. museum and you'll find countless photographs and manuscripts documenting Will Rogers' life as a trick roper, Vaudeville performer, movie star, radio commentator, newspaper columnist, author and philosopher.

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum also contains original artwork by Charles Russell, Jo Davidson, Electra Waggoner, Wayne Cooper, Charles Banks Wilson and Count Tamburini. Check out the ...

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore features art and artifacts pertaining to the life of Oklahoma's favorite son, Will Rogers. Explore 12 galleries in the expansive 16,652 sq. ft. museum and you'll find countless photographs and manuscripts documenting Will Rogers' life as a trick roper, Vaudeville performer, movie star, radio commentator, newspaper columnist, author and philosopher.

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum also contains original artwork by Charles Russell, Jo Davidson, Electra Waggoner, Wayne Cooper, Charles Banks Wilson and Count Tamburini. Check out the children's area or browse through Will Rogers' artifacts, memorabilia, saddle collection and the 2,400 sq. ft. research library and archives. Classic Will Rogers movies also play in the museum daily.

The site of the museum was originally acquired by Will Rogers to build a retirement home and was donated by his family after his passing. The grounds contain the tomb of Will Rogers chiseled with his famous quotation: "I never met a man I didn't like." The museum also contains a gift shop with books, CDs, videos, art and scores of souvenir items.

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop, Handicapped Parking, Meeting Space Available

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

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

  • Tour Information: Guided Tours

Day

Open

Close

Sunday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Monday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Tuesday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Wednesday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Thursday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Friday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Saturday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas.

Adults: $7

Seniors (62 & older): $5

Children (17 & under): Free

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

Located on State Hwy 88, 1 1/2 miles west of Route 66 in Claremore.

Primary Contact:

Pat Reeder

Group Contact:

Julie Luna

Events

From Mar 20, 2015
to Sep 25, 2015

Food Truck Fridays at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum

Sep 17, 2015

Will's Kids

Oct 31, 2015

Halloween Night at the Museum

From Dec 1, 2015
to Dec 31, 2015

Will Rogers Memorial Museum Art Contest & Show

From Dec 5, 2015
to Dec 19, 2015

Santa Claus at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum

Dec 31, 2015

New Years Eve Party




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From Jamie on 03/17/15

We certainly enjoyed the museum today. A beautiful building with wonderful exhibits. One of the best museums I've ever visited. Well worth your time on a man worth your time!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 09/16/14

Julie, we just called the museum, and the staff there confirmed that they will be open over Thanksgiving break. Their hours are 8am-5pm daily. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Julie on 09/16/14

I was wondering if the museum is open during the Thanksgiving Holliday break? Our family always takes a short trip for the Holliday. Was hoping to go to Claremore this year.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 03/14/14

Jillian, yes the Will Rogers Memorial Museum is absolutely open! It's located at the address above - 1720 W Will Rogers Blvd in Claremore, OK 74017. We hope you have a great trip! Thanks for using TravelOK.com!


From jillian on 03/13/14

is the will rogers museum still open? If yes, what is the museum's address?


From Gloria Triebel on 12/13/13

I was there in the early 1980's. I would enjoy visiting again.


From Fred V. on 12/30/12

A great place filled with important and interesting history. The theatre showing Will's old movies is a real treat. I recommend this place to anyone.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 02/27/12

Robert, please the toll-free number or email address above to contact the museum directly. Thank you for using TravelOK.com.


From Robert Williams on 02/27/12

I have a Will Rogers card table fron 1930's. Would like to sell same. I can take pictures and will mail same if someone is looking for one. thanks.


From kim ellis on 12/14/11

Very interesting museum with informative staff. My son was fascinated watching the rope trick movies and learning about a cowboy. Beautiful grounds.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 12/07/11

Hello Jayne, please contact the museum directly using the toll-free phone number or e-mail address above to speak to them about your scarf. Thank you for using TravelOK.com.


From jayne bohannon on 12/06/11

I have a Will Rogers silk ladies scarf with his face/name, memorial's in colorado, claremont,& him riding a bronc.


 
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