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Museums and Monuments
Bartlesville:
Frank Phillips' Home
Price Tower Arts Center
Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve
- (Woods - Lakes - Rocks) Woolaroc began as Frank Phillips' rustic ranch retreat. (founder of Phillips Petroleum Company)
Attractions: History Area, The Lodge of the Phillips family, Nature Trail, Petting Zoo, Native American Heritage Center, Wildlife Preserve
Woolaroc is located on Hwy 123, 12 miles Southwest of Bartlesville
Broken Arrow:
Indian Territory Gallery
- This Gallery showcases native artistS Many of the artists who exhibit in the Gallery are descendants of those who traveled the "Trail of Tears". Sculptures and bronzes by the late world-renowned artist Willard Stone are exhibited along with the works of some 30 plus artistS Along with the Gallery is the Indian Territory Festival held the 3rd weekend of November at the BA Community Center, 1500 S Main.
(918) 259-1772 Hours: Fri & Sat 11am-3pm; located at 114 S Main, in Broken Arrow

Military History Center
(918) 794-2712, (closed Sundays, Mondays & Federal Holidays)
located at 112 N Main Street, Broken Arrow
Catoosa:
Arkansas River Historical Society Museum

at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa, (918) 266-2291
Located in the Catoosa Port Authority Building
5350 Cimarron Rd, Catoosa

D W Correll Museum, southwest corner of Pine & Cherokee streets, Catoosa
The museum has 3 buildings. One houses antique automobiles, restored by Correll, and other items of general interest and history. All the vehicles are in working condition: 1898 Locomobile, 1902 Oldsmobile Run About, 1906 Cadillac, 1915 Dodge Touring Car, 1914 Oldsmobile, 1917 Twin 6 Packard, 1919 Framklin, 1927 Stutz 8, 1930 Model A Ford convertible, 1944 Ford 4-door, and 1948 Dodge coupe.
A second building houses an extensive collection of bottles and decanters. The third building has a gift shop and Correll's extensive collection of rocks, gems, and minerals from around the world. He also had a large collection of sea shells. Collection of many newspaper articles about the construction of the Port of Catoosa. There also is a valuable Texaco gas pump on display.
There are no specific hours of operation for the museum, but the caretaker will let people in to view the artifacts.
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Claremore:
Belvidere Mansion, (918) 342-1127

1902 Victorian mansion, located 5 blocks E and 1 block N of the Hwy 66 and Will Rogers Blvd intersection in downtown Claremore; open Thursday - Saturday, Tours 10am-4pm or by appointment
4th and Chickasaw, Claremore

JM Davis Arms & Historical Museum, (918) 341-5707
333 Lynn Riggs Blvd (US Route 66) Claremore

Ed Galloway's Totem Pole Park Museum - monument to the American Indian, (918) 342-9149 or (918) 341-2818
located ten miles north of Claremore, off historic Route 66 and 4 miles east of Foyil off hwy 28A; The world's largest totem pole. 11am-3pm daily

The Hotel Will Rogers, (918) 343-0045
Renamed the Will Rogers Center. Visitors information is availabe in the lobby. Features: Route "66" exhibit, Candle Shop, Wildlife Art Gallery, Cafe Rene. The Ballroom is available for weddings and private parties Monday through Thursday for $150 and Friday through Sunday for $300.

The Lynn Riggs Memorial Museum, (918) 627-2716
honoring the playwright, R. Lynn Riggs, author of "Green Grow the Lilacs" originally produced by the Theatre Guild in 1931 and later used by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II as the basis for their musical "OKLAHOMA!" The display includes pictures throughout his life, and personal audio recordings. See The Surrey with the Fringe on Top and Laurey's honeymoon dress from the film. Free Admission. Open to the public Monday thru Friday 9am-noon & 1-4pm; Closed weekends & Major Holidays. Groups by appointment anyday. In Lynn Riggs Memorial Park, located on the grounds of the Old Will Rogers Library... in the south annex of 121 N. Weenonah, Claremore
(Lynn Riggs Papers - from Yale University)

Will Rogers Memorial Museum, (918) 341-0719
Oklahoma's famous cowboy-Indian, "The Cherokee Kid" -- actor, humorist, philosopher, roper and writer. Located at 1720 W Will Rogers Blvd, Claremore

Rogers County Historical Society, Claremore

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Collinsville:
Collinsville Newspaper Museum, (918) 371-1901

1108 W Main Street, Collinsville

Collinsville Depot Museum
Located in the historical Santa Fe railroad depot. The Rock Island Caboose is also here. Call the Chamber of Commerce for tours... (918) 371-4703
115 S 10th Street, Collinsville


Roger Miller Museum
Route 66, Erick
Fort Gibson:
Fort Gibson Historical Sites - National Historic Landmark

Fort, Museum, Gift Shop, Walking Trail
(918) 478-4088, Chris Morgan, Site Superintendent
Grove:
Grove Museums & attractions
, (918) 786-9079, Grove Chamber of Commerce
Jenks:
Jenks Sunbelt Railroad Historical Museum, (918) 298-7246

110 West A Street, Jenks
Miami:
Dobson Museum &, Miami
Muskogee:
Five Civilized Tribes Museum, (918) 683-1701

Honor Heights Dr, Muskogee

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Noble:
Rose Rock Gallery and Museum, (405) 872-9838

Located in Noble, south of the city of NormaN Noble is the Cherokee Rose Rock Capital of the World. Rare, and beautiful, red Rose Rocks are only found in this one area on earth.
419 S Hwy 77, Noble
Oologah:
The Bank of Oologah, and IWWBECK Buildings
, (918) 443-2790 (Chamber of Commerce)
Located in downtown Oologah listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Several of Oologah's buildings have been restored to their original style, enhancing this historical walking tour.
Cooweescoowee Avenue, Oologah

Oologah Historical Museum, (918) 443-2790
Maple & Cooweescoowee, Oologah

Will Rogers Birthplace, Dog Iron Ranch, (918) 341-0719 or 800-324-9455
2 miles east of Oologah
Owasso:
Owasso Historical Museum, (918) 272-3743

26 S Main Street, Owasso

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Pryor Creek:
Coo-Y-Yah-Country Museum, (918) 825-2222

The Katy Railroad Depot has Cherokee and Osage artifacts and art, including a special room dedicated to artwork of local Native artists.rare salt-glazed stoneware collections, local historical items, and an 1800s printing presS Specialized in preserving and displaying Mayes County history.
Hwy 69 and 8th Street, Pryor Creek
Sand Springs:
Cultural and Historical Museum, (918) 241-5889

Housed in Page Memorial Library, an art deco 1930 library; rotating exhibits; focus on area history, natural history, archaeology and art
6 E Broadway, Sand Springs
Skiatook:
Skiatook Museum, (918) 396-7558

1912 home of local physician has related displays & Civil War artifacts from the Bird Creek Basin & Quapaw Creek. Open Tuesdays-Fridays 1-4pm; Group tours by appointment.
115 S Broadway, Skiatook

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Tulsa:
Tulsa History
Historic Sites of Tulsa

(from Tulsa Historical Society)

Tulsa Air and Space Museum, (918) 834-9900
3624 N 74th East Avenue, Tulsa

Mac's Antique Car Museum, (918) 583-7400
1319 E 4th, Tulsa

Gilcrease Museum, (918) 596-2700
World's largest collection of art of the American West and Native American art and artifacts
1400 Gilcrease Museum Rd, Tulsa

The Golden Driller, (918) 744-1113
76 foot statue erected in 1953 for the International Petroleum Exposition
Expo Square, 21st Street and Pittsburgh Ave, Tulsa

Greenwood Cultural Center, (918) 583-4545
322 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa

Hands of Children Museum, (918) 663-3139
7704 E 38th St, Tulsa

Harmon Science Center
Hands on math & science learning museum; interactive exhibits that include laser shows, displays about weather, electricity, chemistry & geology
5707 E 41st Street, Tulsa

Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, (918) 596-1001
322 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa

McBirney Mansion, (918) 585-3234
Majestic, Tudor style mansion and estate is on a crest overlooking the Arkansas River, at Riverside Drive & Houston Avenue.
1414 S Galveston, Tulsa

Philbrook Museum of Art, (918) 749-7941
Italian Renaissance style villa and the 75,000 sq. ft. Kravis Wing feature special exhibitions, a museum shop, restaurant, education center, and 23 acres of formal and informal gardens.
2727 S Rockford Road, Tulsa


Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art

Sunbelt Railroad Historical Museum, (918) 584-3777
1323 E 5th Street, Tulsa
Vinita:
Eastern Trails Museum, (918) 256-2115

Re-created post office, general store, printing office, doctor's office, Indian history, train & military items. Open Mondays-Saturdays, 1:30-4pm Closed holidays
215 W Illinois, Vinita


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