Central Region

Attractions

Myriad Botanical Gardens -
Discover a breathtaking paradise nestled in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City. The Myriad Botanical Gardens feature 17 acres of colorfully landscaped gardens surrounding the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory.

Oklahoma City Zoo - Established in 1904, the Zoo is the oldest zoo in the Southwest and one of the nation's largest zoological parks. Situated on more than 110 beautifully landscaped acres, the zoo is home to nearly 2,000 animals representing more than 500 different species.

National Four String Banjo Hall of Fame Museum - The National Four-String Banjo Museum and Hall of Fame was established to preserve and develop awareness for the enrichment of the public and interest in the four-string style of banjo playing. The banjo is the only instrument developed in this country.

World of Wings Pigeon Center - The World of Wings Pigeon Center houses pigeon literature, memorabilia, and periodicals dating back to the 1800’s in environmentally controlled resource library and museum settings for all to enjoy at the park like grounds in Oklahoma City.

Frontier City - Saddle up for some good ol' Wild West fun at Frontier City. You'll find over 50 thrilling rides and attractions to explore, like four nail biting roller coasters, fantastic water rides and a Wild West Gunfighters Stunt Show.

City Arts Center - The mission of City Arts Center is to provide interactive arts experiences through exhibits, performances, classes and events.

Oklahoma City Museum of Art - For nearly a century, the Museum has actively pursued its mission of fostering appreciation and enjoyment of the visual arts through exhibition, education, collection and preservation. It has amassed a collection of 3,061 works of art representing several centuries and media, with significant areas in European and American art, and presents as many as 25 exhibits annually.

Oklahoma Opry - The Oklahoma Opry, for the last twenty-four years, has had performances every Saturday night, 52 weeks out of the year, using a live band with ten to twelve artists performing traditional and contemporary country music and featuring gospel, blue grass, and classic fifties music. Special programs are also held throughout the year.

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History - Over 300 million years of Oklahoma’s natural history can be seen in a 195,000 square foot facility. Five galleries feature thousands of artifacts in 50,000 square feet of exhibit space. Visitors can immerse themselves in the fascinating natural and cultural history of Oklahoma.

National Wresting Hall of Fame & Museum - America's shrine to the sport of wrestling, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum, is a focal point for the past, the present and the future. It preserves the heritage of the sport, celebrates new achievements, and encourages the youth of our land to aspire to lofty goals.

Carpenter Square Theatre - Carpenter Square Theatre is committed to entertain, educate, and enrich the community with live, unedited theatre. A unique blend of award-winning modern works, hilarious comedy classics and outlandish musicals make CST Oklahoma City's premier year-round live theatre.

Little River Zoo - The Zoo is home to over 400 animals representing more than 100 different species. Through guided tours, each visitor will meet the animals personally with a trained guide who can relate not just the facts about the animals, but who they are, where they came from, and the differences in their personalities.

Omniplex - The Omniplex is an hands-on science center which features the Kirkpatrick Planetarium, Kirkpatrick Galleries, Kirkpatrick Gardens and Greenhouse, the OmniDome Theater and the Air Space Museum.

International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum - The Museum's four galleries, more than 14,000 square feet, are dedicated to promoting and exhibiting the diversity of photography. On permanent display are the incredible 360-degree photographic mural of the Grand Canyon and Ansel Adam's Moon over Hernandez, New Mexico. The museum also conduct hands-on classes for hundreds of school children.


Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra - Under the direction of Maestro Joel Levine, the Philharmonic offers a variety of services to central Oklahoma including eight Classics Series concerts, six Pops Series concerts, three Discovery Family Series concerts, Youth concerts for grade-school children in the metropolitan area and provides orchestra services to Ballet Oklahoma and Canterbury Choral Society.

Oklahoma Firefighters Museum - The Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum was established in 1968. This museum features extraordinary turn-of-the-century fire engines that were once used in Oklahoma communities. Oklahoma's first fire station is displayed along with the finest specimens of firefighting equipment anywhere. Exhibits relate firefighting through history.

Oklahoma Governor's Mansion - Jutting from broad green grounds two blocks east of the State Capitol in Oklahoma City, the modified Dutch Colonial Mansion soars three stories in Indiana Carthage limestone, its twin chimneys and steeply pitched red tile roof reaching into the bright blue sky. The Mansion is open each Wednesday (February 1 - November 21) for general tours from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art - The Museum is one of the finest art museums in the region. Strengths of the 6,500-object permanent collection are French Impressionism, twentieth-century American painting and sculpture, contemporary art, traditional and contemporary Native American art, art of the Southwest, ceramics, Asian art, photography, and graphics from the sixteenth century to the present.

Red Earth Museum - The Museum is Oklahoma's only museum dedicated to encouraging the preservation of American Indian cultures, has since 1978 benefitted the education of thousands of Oklahoma schoolchildren and adults. Through unique educational programs and exhibitions focusing on the Native American way of life, Red Earth is often a visitors' first exposure to American cultures and history.

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum - Visitors view art from Prix de West Award winners, the finest contemporary artists in the nation, as well as significant works by master artists Charles Russell, Frederic Remington, and Albert Bierstadt, among others. The complex also contains Prosperity Junction, a 14,000 square foot turn-of-the-century western town, and three major exhibition galleries.

Sheerar Museum - The Museum's exhibits document life in Stillwater during the past one hundred years. Household articles, clothing, tools of work and toys offer a glimpse of the past and into the lives of those who lived in Stillwater. The museum also owns the Sheerar Button Collections of 3,450 buttons dating from the 1740s to the 1930s.

Six Flags White Water Bay - Cool off at White Water Bay, Oklahoma City's tropical oasis, with 25 acres of speed slides, tube rides, a relaxing river and wave pool.

The Cowboy Hall of Fame - Opened in 1965, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum was originally conceived as a dream of Chester A. Reynolds, a Kansas City businessman, as a tribute to the men and women who helped establish the West as an integral part of America's cultural heritage.

International Gymnastics Hall of Fame - One of the oldest sports in the Olympic Games has one of the newest sites for honoring the world's finest athletes in gymnastics. The Hall of Fame, established in 1987, recently moved to Oklahoma City. Featuring original portraits of each inductee, a library and video collection second to none.

45th Infantry Division Museum - Nations largest State Military History Museum that depicts the military history of Oklahoma. The museum also features a collection of over 200 original 'Willie and Joe' cartoons; displays from 1541 through WWII and Desert Storm; Korean Era artillery; original uniforms, firearms, dioramas, and an outdoor Military Park with over 50 military vehicles, aircraft and artillery.

Edmond Historical Society Museum - The museum is housed in the former Armory of the 179th Infantry, 45th Division of the Oklahoma National Guard. The historic native sandstone building was built in 1936 by the WPA. Within these historic walls you will find the major exhibit area covers Edmond history from prehistoric times to the present.

      

    

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