Oklahoma History Center - Where Oklahoma History Comes Alive

The Oklahoma History Center is a beautiful 215,000 square foot facility where you can learn about Oklahoma's exciting and high-spirited past.



My kids outside the Oklahoma History museum

The Oklahoma History museum has Smithsonian quality exhibits that contain more than 200 hands-on audio, video, and computer activities.



These exhibits are located in the following 5 galleries:

ONEOK Gallery
The ONEOK Gallery offers visitors the chance to explore the past history and present contributions of the 39 Native American tribes associated with Oklahoma.

It contains Indian art and artifacts, dwellings and information on the rich Native American history of Oklahoma.


The INASMUCH Gallery explores Oklahoma's vast artistic achievements. It features Oklahoma's entertainment and sports history. It looks at everything from Old Wild West shows to the Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team.

Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Gallery
The Noble Foundation Gallery looks at Oklahoma's development and settlement as a state. From the land run to the present day, it follows the courageous individuals that fought the rugged climate and terrain and settled this great state.

Kerr-McGee Gallery
The Kerr-McGee Gallery offers visitors a glimpse of Oklahoma's oil and gas history and Oklahoma's military contributions from the first expeditions of the Spanish in the 16th century to the present day.

E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Gallery
The Gaylord Special Exhibits Gallery is host to revolving exhibits. These usually feature Oklahoma's rich heritage and important citizens.

Outside the museum, the Red River Journey offers visitors a walking tour of the Red River valley. There is also an outdoor oil drilling exhibit that features oil derricks and oil drilling machinery.


The Oklahoma History museum is located in the heart of the Oklahoma City government complex. It is located just north of the Governor's mansion and right by the state capital.


The Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma State Capital, and my kids


Septemberfest at the Oklahoma History Center and Governor's Mansion

2401 N Laird Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

(405) 522-5248
(405) 522-5402

Museum Hours:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Saturday
Closed: Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day

Adults - $5.00
Seniors (age 62+) - $4.00
Students - $3.00
Children (5 & Under) - Free
Family/Dual - $15.00
Group Rate (10 or more persons) - $4.00 per person
OHS Members and OHC Patrons - Free
OMA, AAM, & Smithsonian Institute and Affiliate Members - $3.00

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