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Chisholm Trail Museum and Governor Seay Mansion

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Address: 605 Zellers Ave, Kingfisher, OK 73750-4228
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+1 405-375-5176
10:00 - 17:00
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Unexpectedly great place for kids to experience history

The Chisholm Trail Museum includes much of what you would traditionally find at a county historical museum with an additional focus on the Chisholm Trail. The new exhibit on the... read more

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306 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chisholm Trail Museum includes much of what you would traditionally find at a county historical museum with an additional focus on the Chisholm Trail. The new exhibit on the Chisholm Trail - in honor of its 150th anniversary - was well done. For my four kids - ages 2 to 9 - the best parts were the wing of... More 

Thank DukeOKC
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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133 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is a must see when in or near Kingfisher it is the Seay Mansion, it has a lot of historical memorabilia and information on the state of Oklahoma, and really shows the way of life for people with money on the open prairie, there is also outside an area with an old school house/church and several one room houses... More 

Thank lesleywr
Edmond, OK
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203 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is worth a visit if you are in Kingfisher. It's a fairly large regional type museum in a pretty up to date building. Well organized and professionally done. We visited and were happy to see the T G & Y exhibit. TG&Y was WalMart before there was a WalMart. It grew and grew but eventually closed. Lots of great... More 

1 Thank rhowell92
Fayetteville, Georgia
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213 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Beautiful displays of history of oklahoma. We also toured the mansion. The staff was very helpful . Just a great visit.

Thank Penny F
Kingfisher, Oklahoma
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

The Governor Seay Mansion is a treat. It has been nicely restored to its hey day. Some day, when the Oklahoma Historical Society has extra money, it would be great if they could reconstruct the 3rd floor ball room that was destroyed by a tornado years ago. The museum is a nice museum, similar to others you will find in... More 

Thank tweaver405
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped at The Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher Oklahoma recently and were very pleased. This museum was very well maintained and had a lot of memorabilia from the Chishilm trail. There are a lot of farm implements and tools that you would find at this time in history. A nice surprise was waiting outdoors where you will find original... More 

1 Thank 1stTimeMaui
Kingfisher, Oklahoma
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This is not a large museum, but has plenty to be seen and learn from. We have had the good fortune to have several great curators, including the present one. It contains an exhibit from the old TG&Y, five and ten chain. In fact, the "Y" in the name stood for Young, who was from Kingfisher. There are many interesting... More 

Thank Steven B
Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I went to the Chisholm Trail Museum. It was undergoing some renovations that are going to turn out very nice. It's a small place, but full of interesting and well displayed items. I liked the tiny bookstore the best. I found books there not available other places. Very nice offering of good books to read regarding their topic and genre... More 

3 Thank Donna N
Liberty, Missouri
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2013

We were headed to Wichita Falls, TX. I just couldnt take being on the highway anymore. So we took a detour. We had so much fun visiting the Chisholm Trail Museum. We spent 2 hours gonig though the museum, walking through the small western village,governers mansion and eating lunch. It was only $4.00 each. Our tour guide was very pleasant... More 

2 Thank Franny P
Shawnee, Oklahoma
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

we went here for my father in laws birthday and had a wonderful time. Seeing the mansion was well worth it.

2 Thank Amanda G

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