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Did you know that there are approximately 850 million visits to museums every year in America? They contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. If you think about how marvelous museums are, these numbers make sense. Museums can transport you to old worlds, future worlds, worlds you never thought you could be a part of.

If you’re looking to add some of those unknown worlds to your day, check out our list of museums in the area. They are all within driving distance and offer a variety of topics that will enchant every member of the family.

45th Infantry Division Museum

2145 NE 36th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73111   Directions

(405) 424-5313


Military history buffs need to visit the Oklahoma City's 45th Infantry Division Museum. Learn about how the division seized Hitler's apartment and see the fascinating memorabilia from the capture. Hear what General George S. Patton had to say about serving with the 45th. Walk through the 15 acre outdoor park to stand near the mightiness of attractions like the tanks, artillery, personnel carriers and aircraft used in WWII, the Korean War and Desert Storm. You will not want to miss this intriguing look at one of the most important events in history.

99s Museum of Women Pilots

4300 Amelia Earhart Ln
Oklahoma City, OK 73159   Directions

(844) 994-1929


The 99s Museum of Women Pilots is located on more than 5,000 square feet, occupying the entire second floor of our International Headquarters building on Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City. It is now the safe and secure repository for a unique collection of the papers, personal items and other historic artifacts of some of the most significant achievements and adventures of the international community of women pilots. Its library and exhibit areas will provide new insights into the role women pilots played in the development of aviation.

American Banjo Museum

9 E Sheridan Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73104   Directions

(405) 604-2793


You won't fiddle around at the American Banjo Museum. String along the museum to see banjos made in the Old South, Minstrel Age, Post WWII and the highly prized collection of ornately decorated banjos made during the Jazz Age. When you finish your tour, walk to one of the popular downtown Bricktown shops or restaurants

Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum

1400 Classen Dr
Oklahoma City, OK 73106   Directions

(405) 235-4458


The Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum's high-tech, interactive exhibits provide visitors the opportunity to experience Oklahoma's history through its people. Visitors meet both famous and everyday Oklahomans whose lives have impacted our state, country and world. The candid nature of the exhibitory allows visitors a unique look into the lives of Oklahomans like Reba McEntire, Wiley Post and Mat Hoffman. The faces, voices and spirit of Oklahoma from every walk of life that inhabit the Museum create an experience unlike any other in the nation.

Museum of Osteology

10301 S Sunnylane Rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73160   Directions

(405) 814-0006


No bones about it! The Museum of Osteology in Oklahoma City has an impressive display of skeletons found in the animal kingdom. From tiny bats to towering giraffes, you'll be amazed when you travel across the 7,000-square-foot expanse of the museum, taking in the exhibits of skulls and skeletons from around the globe. You won't want to miss the sights at "America's only skeleton museum".

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

1700 NE 63rd St
Oklahoma City, OK 73111   Directions

(405) 478-2250


Cowboys and Indians take center stage at The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Tour the American Cowboy Gallery, Children's Cowboy Corral, the American Rodeo Gallery, and the 14,000 square foot authentic Western town, Prosperity Junction where you'll experience western life. Be sure to visit the museum store, botanical garden, and restaurant before you leave.

Oklahoma City Museum Of Art

415 Couch Dr
Oklahoma City, OK 73102   Directions

(405) 236-3100


Immerse yourself in the world of art at the Oklahoma City Museum, located in the downtown Oklahoma City Arts District. Stroll through the three-story museum to see art collections spanning 500 years. See the downtown skyline on the Roof Terrace; enjoy lunch at the Museum Café and find keepsake souvenirs at the OKCMOA Museum Store.

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

620 N Harvey Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102   Directions

(405) 235-3313


The 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City's Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building killed 168 Americans. The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum is home to the story of that infamous event. Learn about how the day unfolded at the Memorial Museum and walk through the sacred ground's symbolic exhibits at the Gates of Time, Field of Empty Chairs, Survivor Tree, and Reflecting Pool.

Oklahoma History Center

800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr
Oklahoma City, OK 73105   Directions

(405) 522-5248


Step into western history at the Oklahoma History Center, located in Oklahoma City across from the capitol building. Learn about the American Indians, oil barons, inventors and business pioneers that make up the state's adventurous past. Discover oilfield drilling derricks and machinery associated with Oklahoma oil explorations in one of the many outdoor exhibits.

Oklahoma Railway Museum

3400 NE Grand Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73111   Directions

(405) 424-8222


Spend an afternoon at the Oklahoma Railway Museum where there's something for everyone! See freight cars, passenger cars, and a real steam engine on display. Trains operate first and third Saturdays – April to August. In addition to the train ride, railroad equipment, including motor cars, locomotives and passenger cars, are on display. A display car contains permanent exhibits of railroad memorabilia. Admission to the museum grounds is free.

Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum

2716 NE 50th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73111   Directions

(405) 424-3440


Home to the Murrah Memorial, the atrocity that happenend April 19, 1995, a collection of antique fire trucks and pumps, an old fire station, a fire department patch collection and modern firefighting equipment. The gift shop is open during museum hours and offers over 300 firefighter and fire- related items for the whole family.

Red Earth Museum

6 Santa Fe Plaza
Oklahoma City, OK 73102   Directions

(405) 427-5228


Discover the heritage of American Indian Tribes at Oklahoma City's prestigious Red Earth Museum. You'll see more than 1,400 items of tribal fine art, pottery, basketry, textiles and beadwork. During your visit, make sure to ask about the annual Red Earth Festival. The event brings together over 1,200 American Indian artists and dancers from throughout North America to produce one of the most interesting cultural events in the state.

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