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There are dozens of Oklahoma City museums that cover just about any topic that you can imagine. Come and join me as we explore some of the finest museums in the OKC metro area. We may even discover some gems that most locals don't even know about.

Here are five of my favorite Oklahoma City Museums:

Science Museum Oklahoma This is my family's favorite OKC museum! It has fun, hands-on exhibits and a dome theater and planetarium.



The Cowboy Hall of Fame Officially known as the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, this museum has a wonderful collection of cowboy and Native American art and artifacts.



45th Infantry Museum If you're a military buff, than this is the museum for you! The 45th Infantry Museum has tanks, artillery, personnel carriers, and aircraft. It also has weapons from the Revolutionary War to Modern Times. Oh, did I mention admission is free?

Two of my kids (Ethan & Alyx) at the 45th Infantry Museum

Oklahoma City Museum of Art
The Oklahoma City Art Museum has some of the finest art in the United States. Besides the permanent collection, it is home to national and international traveling exhibitions. The museum also has educational opportunities and the Museum Cafe serves up fine food and drink.


Oklahoma History Center

The Oklahoma History Center is a beautiful 215,000 square foot building on 18 acres where you can learn about the exciting stories of Oklahoma's past. Outside the Center there is a walking tour of the Red River Valley and an outdoor oilfield exhibit.

Oklahoma History Center


Here are some more excellent Oklahoma City museums:

Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum
This is the perfect museum for all those boys (young and old) and girls who love fire trucks. Some of the trucks date back to the early 1900s. There is also a replica old Firehouse and antique fire fighting equipment.

Ethan and Alyx at the Firefighters Museum

2716 NE 50th Steet
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
405-424-1452

Museum Hours:
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday - Saturday
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Sunday

Admission:
Adults $5
Seniors $4
Children (6 - 12) $2
Children under 6 Free

Harn Homestead & 1889ers Museum
The Harn Homestead offers a hands-on way for families to experience Oklahoma's past. It has a farm, one-room School House, and a beautiful Victorian home. Come and experience life as it was in territorial Oklahoma.

Ethan and Alyx at the Harn Homestead

1721 N Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-235-4058

General Admission:
Gates open 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday - Friday
General Admission $5
Seniors $4
Guided Tours 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, ans 3:00 PM

Henry Overholser Mansion
Experience a glimpse back in time at the Overholser mansion. It is a three-story French Chateau-style house that was completed in 1903. It features stained glass and original furnishings.

405 NW 15th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
405-528-8485 / 405-525-5325

Museum Hours:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Tues - Sat

Admission:
Adults $3
Seniors $2.50
Children 6 - 18 $1
Children under 6 Free

Oklahoma Railway Museum
If you like trains, then make sure and visit the Oklahoma Railway Museum.

Oklahoma Railway Museum

You can tour passenger cars, freight cars, a caboose, and a Pullman car.

Oklahoma Railway Museum

Oklahoma Railway Museum

The museum is free and you can even ride a train. Train rides are the first and third Saturday each month from April to August.

Oklahoma Railway Museum

Sometimes even Thomas the Train drops by and visits the Oklahoma Railway Museum.

Oklahoma Railway Museum Thomas the Train

3400 NE Grand Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
405-424-8222

Museum Hours:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday - Saturday

Train Rides:
15 yrs and up $8
Children 3 - 15 $5
Children under 3 Free

The World Organization of China Painters Museum
Visit the China Painters Museum to see beautiful examples of hand-painted china.
2641 NW 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73107-5400
405-521-1234

Museum Hours:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday - Friday

Untitled [Artspace]
Untitled [Artspace] is a contemporary art museum that has one large gallery and two small galleries. It features national and international artists as well as Oklahoma artists.
1 NE 3rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
405-815-9995

Gallery Hours:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday - Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Saturday

Admission is Free

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