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This museum is housed in the old hospital each of the old rooms is set up so you can view something different. One of the most unique rooms in the POW camp room. Alva was home to a World War II POW camp ( that...More
This museum brought tears to my eyes! Seriously! So much history in one place! I only had a couple of hours to visit and didn't get to see everything so I'll definitely have to go again. A must see if you're in Alva! Or even...More
Looks small, but has quite a bit inside! There us alot of history in the area, and I was impressed with the exhibits. They have separate rooms for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, the history of the building as a hospital, the area was a...More
Alva was the site of a Prisoner of War camp during WWII and it housed some of the worst Nazi prisoners that we captured. It makes sense because Alva is so isolated, there is nothing for miles in any direction. They have excellent displays of...More
We fully enjoyed our visit to this museum. The staff (all volunteers, i believe) was helpful and informative. There are numerous rooms, as this was formerly a hospital. Therefore, pretty much the entire history of Alva, as well as much of the county, was covered....More
This museum offers a history for the Alva, Woods County area and Cherokee Strip. The staff is so pleasant and helpful and they offer many wonderful events for children and families throughout the year.
The Alva Cherokee Strip Museum is located in an old hospital so I shouldn't have been surprised at the number of rooms. There must have been thirty forty rooms filled with memorabilia of pioneer days in Oklahoma. Something for just about any interest. Neat and...More
The Cherokee Strip Museum of Alva, OK., has a unique array of military uniforms and memorabilia. The most amazing part of the military section is the POW displays. Included in this display are a large hand carved Swastika made by the SS Officers interred at...More