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Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library,

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Address: 406 E Oklahoma Ave, Guthrie, OK 73044-3317
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+1 405-282-1889
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09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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This is a very nice place to visit and see some of the history of the state of Oklahoma, there are nice displays of life at the beginning of statehood

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very nice place to visit and see some of the history of the state of Oklahoma, there are nice displays of life at the beginning of statehood

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice area/community museum with lots of local artifacts, photos ,and information. Connected to the Carnegie library. Did you know Gutherie was the first Capitol of Okla.?

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Nice little gem we found from seeing a sign on the highway. Good mix of reading and artifacts here. Helped to explain the land rush in Ok. Carnegie library building was interesting to see from an architectural standpoint.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is an interesting museum, but there just isn't very much here that you couldn't simply read in a book. The museum doesn't do a great job of engaging the visitor, aside from the interesting library section, and really is mostly panels or items behind glass. This wouldn't be such an issue if the museum was also well lit, but... More 

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Enid, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were just having a road trip and decided to visit this museum at the spur of the moment. We were very glad we did! There were lots of things to see and learn about and even the old Carnegie library to rummage through. We enjoyed ourselves and would recommend this to anyone!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This museum provides a great overview of the history of the Oklahoma territory and early statehood. It has points of interest for small kids and adults. Don't miss stepping into the Carnegie Library. It's a beautiful space. It's fun to imagine having that building as your public library.

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Thank DukeOKC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I cannot believe I had never noticed this little museum before! Although it is not large, you could easily spend hours looking at all the vintage labels, medications, and products. I went with children both times, and they were allowed to touch and interact with so much I the Pharmacy. My kids loved it the first time. The second time,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a small but well done museum of the history of Oklahoma. It is housed in the lower part of a Carnegie Library. Carnegie was a 19th century industrialist who donated his fortune to help improve American society, including the construction of a large number of free libraries across the country. This building is the first I have come... More 

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

It takes about an hour or ninety minutes to read all the exhibits. They give discounts to seniors. Gift shop was really high. Guthrie had some neat Victorian homes to gaze at while driving downtown and in the residential areas.

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Kirkland, Wa/Roskilde, Dk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

This was a great little museum - easy to follow along, great word ratio (I get overwhelmed with big long pieces of text and tend to skip over stuff if there is too much crammed together). Staff was very friendly. It's cheap $4 for adults and the gift shop area was lacking (I love museums almost as much as I... More 

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