The 45th Infantry Division Museum is funded by the State of Oklahoma through the Oklahoma Military Department and the 45th Infantry Division Association. These funds are very limited; therefore, the museum also depends on the generosity of its patrons to assist in funding through donations and gift shop purchases.
The Round Barn was listed in the National Register of Historical Places in 1977 and is the only wooden round barn in Oklahoma. Exhibits and a gift shop are located inside, while outdoor displays consist of primitive farm implements. The Round Barn also houses the Arcadia Historical and Preservation Society.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102 Visit Website The Centennial Land Run Monument commemorates the opening of the Unassigned Land in Oklahoma Territory with the Land Run of 1889. The frenzied energy and emotion from one instant during the run is captured in bronze by artist Paul Moore. When complete in 2015, the sculpture-in-progress will be one of the world’s largest bronze sculptures featuring 45 heroic figures of land run participants, frozen in motion as they race to claim new homesteads.
Edmond Historical Society & Museum: Celebrating Edmond History Through Preservation and Education. Step through the front door of the Edmond Historical Society Museum and you immediately enter the community’s history. The museum is housed in the former Armory of the 179th Infantry, 45th Division of the Oklahoma National Guard.
The Harn Homestead History. Step back in time at the Historic Harn Homestead Museum. Learn about the territorial life of Oklahoma. This beautiful outdoor museum is original Land Run property and home to some of the most unique treasures of Oklahoma’s past.
Lake Hefner is a reservoir in northwestern Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It was built in 1947 to expand the water supply for the city of Oklahoma City. It is named after Robert A. Hefner, who served as mayor of Oklahoma City from April 11, 1939 to April 8, 1947. It also serves as a major recreational destination, as it is surrounded by 9.5 miles (15.3 km) of bicycle trails.
Lake Overholser is a reservoir within the city limits of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The lake straddles the line separating Oklahoma and Canadian counties. Lake Overholser is formed by Overholser Dam on the North Canadian River in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.
Lake Stanley Draper features activities such as camping, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, waterskiing, jetskiing, boating and sailing. Facilities include a boat ramp, concession area, boat and fishing docks, four covered fishing piers, primitive camping areas, picnic areas, grills and restrooms.
More than just a park, Martin Park Nature Center is a hub for nature exploration and education for visitors of all ages. Guided hikes, education programs and an interactive learning center provide visitors a place to learn about nature and wildlife in a serene, suburban environment.
The Museum of Osteology provides quality educational opportunities and allows school groups and the public to explore the form and function of the skeletal system.From comparative anatomy to classification to adaptation and locomotion, The Museum of Osteology has been designed with learning in mind.
The Myriad Botanical Gardens is a 17-acre (69,000 m 2) botanical garden and interactive urban park located in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on the southwest corner of Reno and Robinson. The Gardens is home to multiple tiers of densely landscaped areas that surround a sunken lake.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art presents three to four Museum-organized exhibitions and national/international traveling exhibitions in its first floor gallery annually. These exhibitions feature a wide variety of subjects, styles, and media, ranging from the art of ancient Egypt to French impressionism to emerging contemporary artists.
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center encourages artistic expression in all its forms through education and exhibitions. Learn more about current exhibitions, camps and classes at www.oklahomacontemporary.org Open M-TH: 9 a.m.-10 p.m., F-SA: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free.
About the Oklahoma History Center. The Oklahoma History Center is an eighteen-acre, 215,000 square-foot learning center exploring Oklahoma’s unique history of geology, transportation, commerce, culture, aviation, heritage, and more. The Oklahoma History Center is a Smithsonian Affiliate and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
The Oklahoma State Capitol is the house of government of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It is the building that houses the Oklahoma Legislature and executive branch offices. It is located along Lincoln Boulevard in Oklahoma City. The present structure includes a dome completed in 2002.
Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum. Founded in 1967, the Oklahoma State Firefighters museum is home to m any exhibits of the Oklahoma Fire Service, artifacts from the London Fire Brigade, a dozen restored fire trucks - with the oldest dating from the very early 1900's, and artifacts from the 18th Century through the 20th Century.
Henry Overholser Mansion. Completed in 1903 for one of Oklahoma City’s truly remarkable figures, the Overholser Mansion is a glimpse back in time to the life one of the men responsible for the thriving city we know today. The home showcases original furnishings, stained glass, and ornate canvas painted walls. Preserved to honor the “spirit of the 1889ers,” the Overholser Mansion is an opportunity to discover this remarkable family at an extraordinary time in Oklahoma City’s history.
Paseo Arts District Known for its eclectic art galleries (many attached to working artists’ studios) and shops, as well as its distinctive Spanish Revival architecture, the Paseo Arts District has a bohemian vibe that’s great for exploring on foot. Situated around a curvy, tree-lined street, Paseo is home to more than 80 artists, plus shops, bars and restaurants.
Red Earth attracts America's best Native artists who fill the climate controlled Cox Convention Center Exhibition Hall in the heart of Oklahoma's Capitol City. Pow Wow The Red Earth Pow Wow, on Saturday and Sunday, features hundreds of dancers in full tribal regalia as the fill the Convention Center Arena during exciting competitions and exhibition dances.
RIVERSPORT Adventure Park in the Boathouse District is open 10a-6p daily in the summer and 11a-6p weekends during spring and fall. RIVERSPORT Adventure Park in the Boathouse District is open 10a-6p daily in the summer and 11a-6p weekends during spring and fall.
Nestled in the northwest corner of Oklahoma City is the 1,000-acre Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge, a serene haven perfect for bird watching, hiking, biking and fishing. The wildlife refuge is surrounded by a hardwood forest of oak and sycamore trees, many swamps and marshes, and brush perfect for concealing wildlife.
As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, Stockyards City Main Street s a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.
The American Pigeon Museum & Library (APM&L) was originally formed in 1973 as the American Homing Pigeon Institute (AHPI). In 1993, due to the efforts of the sport, the AHPI purchased the 10 acres where the World of Wings and APM&L now reside.
More than a city park, the Will Rogers Gardens provides hands-on gardening and horticulture classes throughout the year for visitors of all ages. Programs focus on simple "how-to" instruction for gardening and home landscape maintenance. Special events, holiday and family-friendly workshops and classes add to the fun.