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Oklahoma Top Attractions

Top 20 things to see and do in Oklahoma

  • The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, located in Oklahoma City in the state of Oklahoma, is a 30,000 foot interactive memorial and museum that was established to commemorate the hundreds of people that died and survived in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing in Oklahoma City back in April 19, 1995. Dedicated by President George W. Bush in 2001, the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum now serves as a startling reminder of the horrors that occurred in that dark April day in the hopes of educating locals and tourists alike of the impact of violence and the scars the bombing had left in the lives of the family members the victims have left behind ...

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    The Tulsa Zoo is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, near the Tulsa International Airport. It is open year-round from 9am to 5pm. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Discounts are available for school and tour groups.

    The Tulsa Zoo is operated by the Tulsa Parks Department and owned by the city of Tulsa. It housed on 84 acres of land and currently displays over 2,800 animals. The zoo gets approximately 600,000 visitors a year.

    Within the Tulsa Zoo is possible to see animals from North and South America, Africa, Asia, and the ocean ...

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  • White Water Bay is a water park near Oklahoma City, just off I-40. It located near many lodging, eating, and shopping options. Best Western Saddleback Inn even offers a Stay and Play package that features tickets to White Water Bay. Daily tickets are $22 for adults and $18 for children if you book online. Season passes and group tickets are also available.

    White Water Bay is Oklahoma's top water park. It has a number of slide rides, raft rides, and family-oriented rides from which to choose ...

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  • The Oklahoma Aquarium is located in Jenks, a suburb approximately 14 miles south of Tulsa in east-central Oklahoma. Visitors are welcome to stay at the Holiday Inn and Suites that has recently opened adjacent to the aquarium. It is open daily from 10am to 6pm and later on Tuesdays. Admission is $14 for adults and $10 for children. School and tour groups can receive additional discounts.

    The Oklahoma Aquarium was conceptualized in 1984, and finally opened to the public in May of 2003 ...

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  • The Five Civilized Tribes Museum is located in Muskogee, Oklahoma, about 50 miles southeast of Tulsa. It is best reached by following the Muskogee Turnpike to State Highway 62. The museum is open year round, Monday through Saturday.

    The Five Civilized Tribes Museum is housed in the Union Indian Agency Building. Before is opening in 1966, the building served as a liaison point between the US government and the Creek nation. It was later used as an orphanage ...

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  • Established in 1958 as the Oklahoma Science and Arts Foundation, the Science Museum Oklahoma, has sought to improve the level of appreciation of science which would, in turn, increase both the cultural and educational standards in Oklahoma City. Situated in downtown Oklahoma City in Oklahoma, the Science Museum Oklahoma is a favorite destination for families visiting the city for vacation. With so much to do and so many things to see in the Science Museum Oklahoma, you and your family will always find something new to see here.

    One of the all-time favorites of children visiting the Science Museum Oklahoma with their families is the Bright Night events held at the museum after the sun goes down ...

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    Situated near Vinita in northeast Oklahoma, the Pensacola Dam is the first hydroelectric facility ever constructed in the state of Oklahoma. The Pensacola Dam is currently operated by the Grand River Dam Authority and currently serves as a reliable source of abundant energy used to power up the entire state. Built between 1938 and 1940, the Pensacola Dam was constructed through the help of the numerous laborers that were in dire need of employment during the Great Depression. In order to further increase the reliability and power output provided by the Pensacola Dam to the entire state of Oklahoma, renovations and upgrades began to be underway in the year 1997 ...

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  • Situated in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Gilcrease Museum is recognized as one of the premiere facilities for the preservation and study of the art and history of America. Each year, the museum is host to thousands of locals and tourists alike who would want to capture a glimpse into the rich historical and cultural heritage of this country. Apart from being home to the largest and most comprehensive collection of artifacts, artworks and relics of the American Midwest, the Gilcrease Museum is also home to a number of unique collections of historical documents, maps and native American artifacts and relics that remains unparalleled anywhere else in the United States ...

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  • Situated along West Reno in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the Myriad Botanical Gardens is paradise right in the heart of the city. More than 1,000 different plant species from all over the world are housed in the gardens. Each year, hundreds of visitors flock to these Botanical Gardens whether it is to temporarily escape the hustle ad bustle of the metropolis or to simply spend a few quiet and relaxing hours with that special someone. The scenery within the botanical gardens is extremely intoxicating and very romantic that it has become one of the most popular wedding venues in the entire state of Oklahoma ...

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    Located in between Hefner Road and Northeast 122nd Street Northeast of Oklahoma City is Frontier City, the only amusement theme park in the entire state of Oklahoma. First opened to the general public back in 1958, Frontier City is the largest seasonal attraction in the entire state. Since its opening, Frontier City has been visited by millions of locals and tourists alike. The amusement park is currently owned and operated by PARC Management, LLC which is the leader in entertainment management and the same owner of the Six Flags Amusement Park chain ...

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  • The Cherokee Heritage Center is a four-acre wooded region located in Park Hill, near the city of Tahlequah in the state of Oklahoma, which has also been regarded as "The Seat of the Cherokee Nation."

    This non-profit museum and educational center was established by a group of Cherokee Indian visionaries to help in the preservation, promotion and education of the rich culture and historical heritage of the Cherokee Indian tribe, one of the dominant Native American tribes still in existence in the United States today. The Cherokee Heritage Center includes an Ancient Village, which was established in 1967 ...

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  • The E.W. Marland Mansion and Estate is located in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Ponca City is approximately 90 miles south of Wichita, Kansas, and 100 miles northwest of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The mansion and grounds are open for guided and self-guided tours year round. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Tour and school groups are also welcomed.

    The Marland Mansion was built by E ...

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  • Situated right in Oklahoma City in Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City Zoo is a living museum and botanical garden which was primarily established in order to protect rare and endangered plant and animal species found in the United States and other parts of the world. The zoo has been recognized as one of the premiere zoological and botanical gardens in the world, giving locals and tourists alike the opportunity to mix educational and recreational opportunities in order to learn more about the different plant and animal species that have made the zoo their home and develop a concern for their preservation.

    One of the most popular parts of the Oklahoma City Zoo among locals and tourists alike is the zoo's Butterfly Garden ...

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  • The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum was founded back in 1955 and is currently the premiere institution where travelers from all over the world will learn about the rich tradition, culture and art of the West. Each year, millions of locals and tourist alike visit the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum to get a better understanding of the Wild West culture, which is a cornerstone of the American culture that the United States takes pride in.

    The museum is home to a variety of different artworks by some of the most notable artists in contemporary and classic Western art, including Frederic Remington and Charles Russell ...

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    Oklahoma City Bricktown is located right in the heart of the Oklahoma City and is considered as the premiere Entertainment District in the state of Oklahoma. Once a warehouse neighborhood inhabited by blue collar employees and factories, the Oklahoma City Bricktown today is a vibrant display of shopping centers, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and sporting facilities. Indeed, Oklahoma City's Bricktown is perhaps the most happening place you would ever visit in the state of Oklahoma.

    The best way to enjoy Oklahoma City's Bricktown is by foot ...

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