The best museums in Oklahoma City in September 2023

These are the top 20 best museums in Oklahoma City, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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Looking for the best museums in Oklahoma City? These are the best ones:

  1. Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum1

    Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

    Oklahoma City, OK
    The Oklahoma City National Memorial is a significant site in the United States that pays tribute to the victims, survivors, rescuers, and all those affected by the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995. It serves as a poignant reminder of the tragic event and stands as a symbol of resilience and unity in the face of adversity.
  2. Oklahoma City Zoo2

    Oklahoma City Zoo

    Oklahoma City, OK
    The Oklahoma City Zoo, also known as the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, is a significant attraction in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The zoo was initially established in 1904 in Wheeler Park with a small number of animals. However, due to space constraints and a devastating flood, the zoo had to relocate to Lincoln Park. This historical background gives the zoo a rich history and a unique character that adds to the overall visitor experience.
  3. Science Museum Oklahoma3

    Science Museum Oklahoma

    Oklahoma City, OK
    Science Museum Oklahoma is a science museum in Oklahoma City , Oklahoma . The museum is home to the Kirkpatrick Planetarium , the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame and a number of specialized galleries. The facility covers over 390,000 square feet, which makes it one of the largest science muse
  4. 45th Infantry Division Museum4

    45th Infantry Division Museum

    Oklahoma City, OK
  5. American Banjo Museum5

    American Banjo Museum

    Oklahoma City, OK
    The American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame, previously known as the National Four-String Banjo Hall of Fame, is a significant part of the museum. It acknowledges musicians, bands, or companies that have made a distinct contribution to banjo performance, education, manufacturing, and promotion of the banjo. This recognition provides a unique insight into the history and development of the banjo and its influence on music and culture.
  6. Oklahoma History Center6

    Oklahoma History Center

    Oklahoma City, OK
    The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) is the state's history museum, situated on an 18-acre plot in Oklahoma City. It is conveniently located across the street from the Governor's mansion at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive. The museum, which opened in 2005, is operated by the Oklahoma Historical Society and focuses on the history of Oklahoma.
  7. Oklahoma City Museum of Art7

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art

    Oklahoma City, OK
    The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, also known as OKCMOA, is situated in the Donald W. Reynolds Visual Arts Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This location is easily accessible and offers a variety of art-related experiences for visitors.
  8. National Softball Hall of Fame8

    National Softball Hall of Fame

    Oklahoma City, OK
    The National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum is a dedicated softball museum situated in the Adventure District of Oklahoma City. This location offers a unique insight into the history and development of softball, making it an interesting destination for sports enthusiasts and history buffs alike.
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    The American Pigeon Museum & Library

    Oklahoma City, OK
    Photographs, paintings, trophies, army pigeon corps equipment, plus live animals to watch. A must for all bird lovers!
  10. Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum10

    Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum

    Oklahoma City, OK
    The Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum is conveniently located at 2716 N.E. 50th Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This central location makes it easily accessible for both locals and tourists alike, providing an opportunity to explore the rich history of firefighting in the state.
  11. Red Earth11

    Red Earth

    Oklahoma City, OK
    The Red Earth Festival is a significant cultural event that takes place every June in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This Native American festival is a vibrant celebration of indigenous culture, offering a unique opportunity for visitors to immerse themselves in the rich traditions and heritage of Native American communities. The festival is hosted by Red Earth, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Native American art and culture.
  12. First Americans Museum12

    First Americans Museum

    Oklahoma City, OK
    The First Americans Museum, also known as FAM, is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in the United States. The museum, which was previously known as the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum, officially opened its doors to the public on September 18, 2021.
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    International Gymnastics Hall of Fame

    Oklahoma City, OK
    The International Gymnastics Hall of Fame, located in Oklahoma City, serves as a museum and hall of fame for individuals associated with the sport of gymnastics. It is a place where visitors can learn about the history of gymnastics and the people who have made significant contributions to the sport.
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    Henry Overholser Mansion

    Oklahoma City, OK
    In addition to his contributions to the city's infrastructure, Overholser also had a significant impact on its cultural scene. In 1903, he built the Overholser Opera House on Grand Avenue, a significant investment at the time. He also established the Overholser Theater, further enriching the city's cultural offerings.
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    Oklahoma Hall of Fame

    Oklahoma City, OK
    Learn about the rich history of Oklahoma through its famous people. Museum boast to be high-tech and highly interactive.
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    Visions In the Paseo Art Gallery

    Oklahoma City, OK
    Oklahoma City's only art gallery dedicated to photography. Local, national as well as international artists are on display.
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    William Fremont Harn Gardens Homestead N

    Oklahoma City, OK
    Rare outdoor museum featuring historical buildings. Step back in time with your children!
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    Devon Energy Oil and Gas Park

    Oklahoma City, OK
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    World Organization of China Painters Museum

    Oklahoma City, OK
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    Oklahoma Contemporary

    Oklahoma City, OK

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