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The American Pigeon Museum & Library

2300 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111-8208
+1 405-478-5155
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Tiny but interesting

I live in OKC and have always wondered what this obscure little museum was all about. My family... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
JenMarie22
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Pigeon Museum

What a great little museum! The staff was so friendly and even let me hold a real pigeon that they... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
pnkgirl27
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San Antonio, Texas
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A museum dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of the domestic pigeon and its relationship with man over time. The museum tells the history of this amazing bird as well as showcase the people who raise and love these birds.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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2300 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111-8208
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I live in OKC and have always wondered what this obscure little museum was all about. My family finally made the visit and we are glad we did. The museum is really small and it won't take more than 30 minutes to see everything, but...More

Thank JenMarie22
Reviewed 1 March 2017

What a great little museum! The staff was so friendly and even let me hold a real pigeon that they bring there when the museum is open. There are displays and artwork that is all pigeon related. I have an interest in military pigeon history...More

Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Who knew that there was so much variety in pigeons? They have a very good video on pigeons, interesting artifacts from pigeon fanciers the world over, including Queen Elizabeth, and racing memorabilia.

1  Thank 2653adele
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I enjoyed this small museum, which focuses on the history of messenger pigeons. While it is off the beaten path, it is worth a visit.

1  Thank trvladdict
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We were a bit skeptical but the previous reviews were right on the money. This museum is awesome. You not only learn the history of pigeons but you actually get to see many different breeds and hold/pet birds (to include Elvis)... way cool. The staff...More

2  Thank cos-fourwheeler
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Whenever I visit a place I like to find the destinations that are a little bit off the beaten path and/or unique to the place. Let's face it--just about any city the size of Oklahoma City is going to have your standard attractions like a...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 27 August 2016

You know? Everything there is to know about pigeons cannot be found in a book, but they have something wonderful here! There are live pigeons to greet you and when you walk into this air conditioned space it's mind blowing! There is so much there...More

Thank phyllismwright
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This museum is very well maintained and is full of interesting information. I never knew pigeon keeping was so popular, nor did I know pigeon racing was a thing. The best part, in my opinion, was getting to see all the different varieties of pigeons...More

1  Thank Codey B
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We were the only visitors on a Friday afternoon. Extremely educational: how Europeans brought pigeons to North America, and how pigeons have flourished in every urban setting. Military role of pigeons carrying messages. Amazing.

Thank iamtheasphalt
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had seen a movie about courier pigeons and Allied forces during wars, especially in Belgium. Then passed the museum on the way to the national cowboy museum. Stopped in and was very education on Pidgeon history. The Docents were so friendly and answered all...More

Thank GMcGreene
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Shauna G
How much is admission?
20 February 2017|
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Response from 2653adele | Reviewed this property |
It's free....a donation is certainly appreciated.
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