1. Muskogee War Memorial Park: Home of the USS Batfish
3500 Batfish Rd, Muskogee, OK 74403, USA
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The Muskogee War Memorial – Home of the USS Batfish – is one of Muskogee’s most unique attractions. The park contains an actual World War II submarine, the Batfish, responsible for sinking three enemy submarines and eleven other enemy vessels during World War II. As a result of this record, the Batfish and her crew were highly decorated with nine Battle Stars, one Navy Cross, four Silver Stars, ten Bronze Stars, and a Presidential Unit Citation.
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is America’s premier institution of Western history, art, and culture. Founded in 1955, the Museum, located in Oklahoma City, collects, preserves, and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and artifacts while sponsoring dynamic educational programs to stimulate interest in the enduring legacy of the American West. More than 10 million visitors from around the world have sought out this unique museum to gain better understanding of the West: a region and a history that permeates our national culture.
Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the history of Stillwater, Oklahoma. We seek to tell thought-provoking stories of Stillwater’s past and to connect these stories to modern issues through engaging experiences. The Museum features exhibitions about Stillwater and Payne County from Indian Territory until today.
Located in historic downtown Broken Arrow, near the site of the original train depot, The Museum Broken Arrow’s mission is to be a place where our community comes together to explore Broken Arrow’s past, appreciate its present, and imagine its future. The Museum features exhibits, collections and photographs showcasing the rich history of Broken Arrow. The community’s legacy lives on through interactive programming and events.
With a mission to preserve Oklahoma’s aerospace history and to inspire science-based learning through discovery, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium (TASM) has carved out a unique niche in the Oklahoma museum community. TASM has been exposing visitors to real-world applications of STEM for over 15 years.
The Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore, Oklahoma is dedicated to the life of the world famous humorous, trick roper, actor, radio personality, writer, family man, aviation enthusiast, philanthropist, philosopher and public speaker, Will Rogers. The beautiful limestone Memorial houses thousands of pieces of artifacts from one of America’s most beloved private citizens. Built in 1938, the Memorial is also a top destination on Route 66. The birthplace Ranch in Oologah, OK lets you visit the home where Will was born and is a living history ranch just 12 miles from the Memorial.