Oklahoma boasts hundreds of museums, each offering an opportunity to gain a richer appreciation for our history or discover new interests. Our museums span every interest from the Old West to Oklahoma’s strong connection to space exploration. Browse the world’s largest collection of Western art and artifacts at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa or head to the Stafford Air & Space Museum in Weatherford for an up-close look at one of the few actual Titan II rocket launch vehicles on display anywhere.
Explore Oklahoma’s rich Native history and watch the past come alive at one of the state’s many American Indian cultural centers and museums such as the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur. Discover intriguing antiquities like an Egyptian mummy and Amazonian shrunken heads at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum in Shawnee or head to the Oklahoma City Museum of Osteology, one of two skeleton museums in America.
Stroll through 4 billion years of natural history and be awe-struck by colossal dinosaur giants at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. Uncover ever-changing gems at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art or unexpected masterpieces in off-the-beaten path museums. Oklahoma's hometowns also offer specialty museums devoted to everything from sports and fossils to science and local history.
During this time of social distancing and sheltering-at-home, it's important to not only stay informed, but to stay inspired. Dive into our stay-at-home guide for both, with links to helpful resources and a variety of fun activities and ideas to keep you and the family engaged.
An incredibly poignant symbol of tragic loss and a tribute to the strength of the human spirit, the Oklahoma City National Memorial is high on the list of OKC landmarks to experience. This walkthrough will help guide you through the memorial's various elements, which elegantly balance intricate, symbolic beauty with incredible historical detail.