The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum was created to honor those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever by the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The Memorial and Museum are dedicated to educating visitors about the impact of violence, informing about events surrounding the bombing, and inspiring hope and healing through lessons learned by those affected.. . .
The Oklahoma City Zoo is a fully accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the American Association of Museums as both a living museum and a botanical garden. The Zoo participates in numerous cooperative Species Survival Plan projects and is dedicated to the conservation of rare and endangered wildlife.
The Oklahoma City Zoological Park and Botanical Garden will be one of the world's premier zoological institutions, providing visitors and the community with exemplary recreational and educational opportunities.
The Oklahoma City Zoological Park and Botanical Garden sh. . .
There are more than 1,000 species of plants in the Crystal Bridge, representing plants from every continent except Antarctica. They are located in two habitat regions in the conservatory.
The Tropical Rain Forest Zone, called the Wet Mountain, is located on the south end of the Conservatory. Plants here come from Amazonia, Central Africa, Southeast Asia and the South Pacific Islands where rain falls year-round. These plants are watered every day.
The Dry Tropical Zone, called the Dry Mountain, is on the north end of the Conservatory. These plants are put through a drought from November t. . .
Admiral John Kirkpatrick was born in Oklahoma City in February 1908 and graduated from the Oklahoma City Public Schools before attending West Point, Marion Institute and, in 1931, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy. In 1932, Kirkpatrick married Eleanor Blake of Mangum. During World War II, Kirkpatrick served 54 months at sea as a gunnery officer aboard the USS North Carolina and later served on the USS Alaska and the USS Oklahoma City. After the war, Kirkpatrick entered the oil business and in 1950 founded the Kirkpatrick Oil Company.
Prominent civic leaders in Oklahoma City since the . . .
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is America's premier institution of Western history, art and culture. Founded in 1955, the museum in Oklahoma City collects, preserves and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and artifacts while sponsoring dynamic educational programs and ground-breaking scholarly research to stimulate interest in the enduring legacy of our 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 cultur. . .
Hi Friends. Welcome to the National Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum, the only institution in the world dedicated to the preservation and display of classic Hot Rods and Custom Cars while honoring the vision, craftsmanship and tenacity of the men who built them.
The Hall of Fame Museum has been a lifetime dream of mine. When I purchased the lakefront property on Grand Lake northeast of Tulsa Oklahoma. I looked forward to the day when I could display my life's work with that of my contemporaries and those who followed us for the upcoming generations and posterity. I envisioned a permanen. . .
The Bricktown Entertainment District, Oklahoma's most unique entertainment destination and neighborhood, is the vibrant home to many restaurants, nightclubs, sporting facilities, shops, attractions, condos, and a spectacular canal. Located in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City, Bricktown, as it now stands, was once a warehouse neighborhood that has been magnificently restored. It has enjoyed a physical revival and gained immense popularity since the early 1980s, becoming a hot spot, known for its diverse and often varied entertainment options. Be it enjoying a baseball game at its AAA stadium. . .
With 8 exhibit galleries, the Oklahoma Aquarium features thousands of salt and fresh water fish and animals. In addition to our live exhibits, the Aquarium is also home to the Great Hall, available for after-hours events, the Karl and Beverly White Fishing Tackle Museum, the QuikTrip Education Wetlabs and Classrooms, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation regional headquarters, and the Zebco Casting Pond.. . .
Tulsa's Gilcrease Museum is one of the country's best facilities for the preservation and study of American art and history. The museum's charm, beauty and art collections draw thousands of visitors from around the world to the hills just northwest of downtown Tulsa for a glimpse into the past. Gilcrease Museum houses the world's largest, most comprehensive collection of art and artifacts of the American West. The Museum also offers an unparalleled collection of Native American art and artifacts, as well as historical manuscripts, documents and maps.
Beyond the extensive Gilcrease collectio. . .