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Address: 406 E Oklahoma Ave, Guthrie, OK 73044-3317
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+1 405-282-1889
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09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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This is one of the better local museums we've visited. Lots of stuff, knowledgeable staff, interesting collection. The local Carnegie Library is attached and is worth a look for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Guthrie, Oklahoma
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Guthrie, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of the better local museums we've visited. Lots of stuff, knowledgeable staff, interesting collection. The local Carnegie Library is attached and is worth a look for its architectural interest.

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum has a lot of artifacts from the Land Rush. It was very Informative and well displayed. My uncle inquired about a Jesse James wanted poster and we were treated to a glimpse through an old book full of wanted posters of the era. This museum is also connected to a Carnegie Library which is a beautiful specimen of... More 

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Annandale, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't plan to go through the museum, just wanted to get some information for walking around the town. Mike, however, started telling us about Oklahoma history and Guthrie. Oklahoma has quite an interesting history. The 1902 Carnegie Library is next door. I really encourage people to stop here before seeing the other buildings in town dating from 1890.

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Thank Ibyke
Poteau, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just driving around Guthrie reading historical plaques and saw this museum. Read a few of the exterior informational postings and decided to go inside. We were surprised and pleased to see the enormous amount of historical information regarding the city, community, and state. We plan to revisit this museum again; it was difficult to digest the pleather of... More 

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Thank OKwanderers
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Very well done! My husband got to visit with the director and a man "in period dress and character." Was a treat for him.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a very nice place to visit and see some of the history of the state of Oklahoma, there are nice displays of life at the beginning of statehood

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Nice area/community museum with lots of local artifacts, photos ,and information. Connected to the Carnegie library. Did you know Gutherie was the first Capitol of Okla.?

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Nice little gem we found from seeing a sign on the highway. Good mix of reading and artifacts here. Helped to explain the land rush in Ok. Carnegie library building was interesting to see from an architectural standpoint.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is an interesting museum, but there just isn't very much here that you couldn't simply read in a book. The museum doesn't do a great job of engaging the visitor, aside from the interesting library section, and really is mostly panels or items behind glass. This wouldn't be such an issue if the museum was also well lit, but... More 

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Enid, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were just having a road trip and decided to visit this museum at the spur of the moment. We were very glad we did! There were lots of things to see and learn about and even the old Carnegie library to rummage through. We enjoyed ourselves and would recommend this to anyone!

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