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Bartlesville Area History Museum

401 S Johnstone Ave Fl 5, City Center Building, Bartlesville, OK 74003-6619
+1 918-338-4290
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Excellent Local Museum

This is an excellent little museum filled with so much of Bartlesville’s rich and interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
P5_Crazy_Train
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G-Patch, Texas
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Take a step back in time

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is a hidden secret in town! Take a trip to the 5th floor where... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
runninmom2boys
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401 S Johnstone Ave Fl 5, City Center Building, Bartlesville, OK 74003-6619
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is an excellent little museum filled with so much of Bartlesville’s rich and interesting history. Driving through town, it’s obvious that there’s much more to the town than meets the eye, and the museum opens the door to that history. Its interactive exhibits are...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is a hidden secret in town! Take a trip to the 5th floor where you can experience what it was like in a one room school house. They have school marms who dress the part and even go through a...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

This was a fun little museum to see. The museum hostess was nice to talk to and she pointed out several points of interest.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a well-done museum with animatronics and lots of interesting exhibits. It gives the history of the area with the Indian influence and the beginnings of the oil industry. It is on the top floor of the city building. It houses many collections of...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderfully curated history of Bartlesville. Especially enjoyed push button recordings of Cherokee language lessons. Comprehensive history of families who built the town.

1  Thank andetherunner
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We enjoyed this museum because it traced the entire history of the city. The area is very rich in the history of the oil discoveries in Oklahoma. This is very well done, with several audio stops which enlighten you on main subjects. The cost is...More

3  Thank FrogMuskogee
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were very impressed with this small town museum about Bartlesville. The museum tells the story of Bartlesville' small beginning, the petroleum pioneers and Indian tribes. Each display is well presented with several pushbutton audio narrations. Plus, it is free and located on the top...More

1  Thank hd452016
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is a great place to spend an hour or two and learn about the history, not only of Bartlesville, but also of the surrounding areas. It truly is an area history museum and doesn't just cover Bartlesville. They have a...More

2  Thank William W
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

I was shocked. Wonderful displays, helpful and friendly employees are available to answer questions, and full of many different pieces of Bartlesville history. Frank Griggs, a historical photographer, greets you and tells you about the museum. His photo display shows the area and people through...More

2  Thank HowNanaDoesIt
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

Bartlesville Area History Museum is a wonderful treasure in our community. Displays about area history are rotated out often so you can go several times a year and see something new. The schoolroom is used for children's groups. Small lunch time speakers are scheduled at...More

2  Thank Pebblestwo
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