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Address: Agency Hill, Honor Heights Drive, Muskogee, OK 74401
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+1 918-683-1701
10:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00

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Don't Miss this Museum

This museum is a must see for the area. The building itself is historic. Spend some time outside and then venture indoors. From wood carving to paintings, there is a nice variety... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
dallas, tx
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dallas, tx
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is a must see for the area. The building itself is historic. Spend some time outside and then venture indoors. From wood carving to paintings, there is a nice variety of art to enjoy. The gift shop offers many items made by local Cherokee artisans as well.

Thank texastraveler122009
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I saw the museum while trying to find a parking spot at the VA. (If you've been there, then you know what I mean.) After my appointment I decided to stop by. I can't remember the amount of donation that was asked for but it wasn't much. The museum itself is the old Bureau of Indian Affairs building. Constructed shortly... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Great staff and gifts. Staff was great at explaining many details, very friendly. Exhibit are informative. Building is very historical, first place built in area where all the clans came to register after walking all the way from the east.

Thank Kara G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the exhibits covering all 5 tribes forced into Oklahoma during the Trail of tears, and learned a few things we didn't know. The building itself is historic. Bought some cool Native American made earrings at the gift shop. Since we're visiting in December we also went to the free xmas lights show in the park next door. That... More 

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Rome, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

My wife and another couple were in Muskogee, Oklahoma, for a wedding. The wedding was actually in Oktaha, Oklahoma, but our motel was in Muskogee. Before the wedding, we had some time during the morning prior to the start of the wedding. We were looking for something to do in the morning. We found a brochure that recommended Five Civilized... More 

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Muskogee, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you want to learn about historical events and facts, this is the place to visit. The people working there are very knowledgeable about the history of the Five Tribes. Really enjoyed it. It's small but worth the stop.

Thank Lavon M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The museum is small and does not have a lot of artifacts. The information provided about the history of the 5 tribes is very interesting and helpful in understanding their history.

Thank Norman C
Southlake, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This museum is in an old, historic two-story home. Lots and lots of provenance. First floor is a very well laid out story of the five civilized tribes and their forced relocation to the Oklahoma Territories and subsequent land reduction by the US government. Photos and display items tell a very accurate and moving story. Second floor (yes, they have... More 

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Vian, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great stop in Muskogee to learn about the Trail of Tears and the tribes that were relocated to Oklahoma.

Thank 795allenc
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

When I pulled out of the diner lot, I saw a sign pointing to this museum. I'm in town fir a tribal film festival and thought I should find out about the local culture. The $3 admission fee is well worth the look at the small exhibit and the upstairs art show.

Thank AlanDOHashi

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