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Bartlesville Area History Museum

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Excellent Local Museum

This is an excellent little museum filled with so much of Bartlesville’s rich and interesting... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Austin, Texas
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Take a step back in time

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is a hidden secret in town! Take a trip to the 5th floor where... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
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401 S Johnstone Ave Fl 5, City Center Building, Bartlesville, OK 74003-6619
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

I am a native of Bartlesville and I have visited our local museum a couple of times. It is always interesting for a local but may not be very exciting for someone from out of town.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent little museum filled with so much of Bartlesville’s rich and interesting history. Driving through town, it’s obvious that there’s much more to the town than meets the eye, and the museum opens the door to that history. Its interactive exhibits are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is a hidden secret in town! Take a trip to the 5th floor where you can experience what it was like in a one room school house. They have school marms who dress the part and even go through a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank runninmom2boys
Reviewed 22 March 2018

This was a fun little museum to see. The museum hostess was nice to talk to and she pointed out several points of interest.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DebbieDebb22
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a well-done museum with animatronics and lots of interesting exhibits. It gives the history of the area with the Indian influence and the beginnings of the oil industry. It is on the top floor of the city building. It houses many collections of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mary J
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderfully curated history of Bartlesville. Especially enjoyed push button recordings of Cherokee language lessons. Comprehensive history of families who built the town.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank andetherunner
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We enjoyed this museum because it traced the entire history of the city. The area is very rich in the history of the oil discoveries in Oklahoma. This is very well done, with several audio stops which enlighten you on main subjects. The cost is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank FrogMuskogee
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We were very impressed with this small town museum about Bartlesville. The museum tells the story of Bartlesville' small beginning, the petroleum pioneers and Indian tribes. Each display is well presented with several pushbutton audio narrations. Plus, it is free and located on the top...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank hd452016
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I was shocked. Wonderful displays, helpful and friendly employees are available to answer questions, and full of many different pieces of Bartlesville history. Frank Griggs, a historical photographer, greets you and tells you about the museum. His photo display shows the area and people through...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank HowNanaDoesIt
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Bartlesville Area History Museum is a wonderful treasure in our community. Displays about area history are rotated out often so you can go several times a year and see something new. The schoolroom is used for children's groups. Small lunch time speakers are scheduled at...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Pebblestwo
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