Pawnee County Historical Society Museum & Dick Tracy Headquarters

Pawnee County Historical Society Museum & Dick Tracy Headquarters
513 6th St
Phone: 918-762-4681

The Pawnee County Historical Society Museum & Dick Tracy Headquarters gives an exciting and educational peek into the life of Chester Gould, the Pawnee native who created the Dick Tracy comic strip. The first item that stands out to visitors is the large mural painted on the side of the building to commemorate Gould, who was born in Pawnee in 1900. Inside, find many other pieces of history showcasing this iconic cartoon.

In addition to featuring Dick Tracy, the Pawnee County Historical Society Museum preserves the names, places and history of the Pawnee community. Artifacts from area ghost towns are on display, as well as pieces of Pawnee Tribe history. Genealogy research materials are available at the museum for the use of the public. This Pawnee attraction is located in a historic Oklahoma building that starts to tell some of the history of Pawnee you'll find inside. Visit the museum to see the growth of the small town of Pawnee from exploration to settlement and development through education, arts, agriculture, trade and transportation.

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Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Gift Shop, Meeting Space Available
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking
Tour Information: Guided Tours
Monday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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
Also open by appointment.
From US 412 take Hwy 18 to Pawnee and to the intersection of Hwy 64 & Hwy 18. Turn W 2 blocks to 1st stop light and turn N. Located in downtown Pawnee on the W side of the square.
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