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Greater Southwest Historical Museum

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Plenty of history to see here!

I've been there many times and still haven't seen it all as yet. But I'll keep trying. Some... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Interesting place

Nice size museum with a great collection of all kinds of items including a nice collection of... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Ennis, Texas
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35 Sunset Dr SW, Ardmore, OK 73401-2852
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

I've been there many times and still haven't seen it all as yet. But I'll keep trying. Some evenings they have presentations and tell stories about the history of Ardmore, the area and Southern Oklahoma as a whole. Very interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dfackrell
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Nice size museum with a great collection of all kinds of items including a nice collection of military stuff. Very clean and well stocked.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarvaandLewis
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

This museum has displays of items used in homes, businesses, schools, and farms through the last 150 years in that part of Oklahoma. There is a real log cabin that was dismantled, and reconstructed within the museum. There is also a military museum section with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 434ronaldh
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Large facility with lots of local history: fire, explosion, oil poduction and services history, military section, fishing, log cabin, medical stuff, soda fountain, printing, cameras, millinery, doll houses, photos, an early TV camera, a very early battery-operated car (in a museum already, can you believe?)....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TravelFan34602
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I worked a car show benefit here and have visited servers times. There are lots of military things to see and I love the old houses set up just like years ago.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ksmh73401
Reviewed January 9, 2018

My last visit was when we had company come in from California. We took them there to see our local history and all the wonderful donated items from local families

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 140vernac
Reviewed November 29, 2017

This is a great museum showcasing Ardmore and southern Oklahoma. Very well done and free to the public. Donations are appreciated.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kevinbV176TE
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Museum is much larger than it appears on the outside. Very well organized, exhibits well marked, lots of detail and a lot of them. Its a Must See specially if you are a military history buff or an Oklahoma history buff.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank babyon6172004
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Well done, both local history and military museum. Plan to spend some time when you visit as there's lots to see.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ann W
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Check it out ... Ardmore local families have given family historical items that tell a story about our little town.. the community pulls together to make this a must visit when passing through town !!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stacy S
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September 26, 2018|
Response from 434ronaldh | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. I didn't see any pets during my visit, but it was early in the morning, and there were only a few people there. Given the large collection of items, I would doubt any but service dogs would be allowed.
David A
August 1, 2018|
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Response from 434ronaldh | Reviewed this property |
Not near that location. If I remember correctly, there is a small one just north of Ardmore.
David A
August 1, 2018|
Response from TravelFan34602 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see one