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Har-Ber Village

4404 W 20th St, Grove, OK 74344-5136
+1 918-786-6446
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Hidden Gem

Really neat place right on the lake shore. Quite a collection of early Americana that takes you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
chuckperry
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Grove, Oklahoma
Interesting Attraction

Wonderful example of how people lived before electronics took over. It is laid out well and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janet A
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Avalon, New Jersey
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HAR-BER VILLAGE MUSEUM is a seasonal (third Saturday in March thru first Saturday in November) pioneer-era village and history museum located on the shores of Grand Lake o' the Cherokees in Oklahoma. Visitors experience the area's history and ecology through self-guided tours. Antiques, collectibles and reproductions are displayed in exhibitions representing the mid-1800s to the early 1900s in the local four-state region (Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas). Several of the Village's HISTORIC BUILDINGS were relocated to the grounds, including a schoolhouse, jail and 16 log cabins. Other log structures were built to house collections and are typical for the mid-to-late 1800s-a courthouse, a bank, a stagecoach inn and a church built with bricks hand-made before the Civil War. Other replicated buildings include a mercantile, jail and hanging gallows, a doctor's and a dentist's office, print shop, post office, drug store and more. Haven't been to Har-Ber Village in a while? EXHIBITS have been recently renovated and/or relocated, HANDS-ON ACTIVITY STATIONS added (Kid's Cabin, Nursery, School, Jail, Saloon), and frequent WORKSHOPS, events and historic craft and trade demonstrations have become a part of Har-Ber Village's offerings (blacksmith DEMONSTRATIONS, spinning and weaving demonstrations and historic craft WORKSHOPS.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4404 W 20th St, Grove, OK 74344-5136
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+1 918-786-6446
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really neat place right on the lake shore. Quite a collection of early Americana that takes you back in time. So cool to see the way our families lived back in those days! Beautiful setting is a big bonus.

Thank chuckperry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful example of how people lived before electronics took over. It is laid out well and the displays are plentiful and interesting. If something can be collected, you will find it here. Also nicely landscaped.

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We thought we would spend an hour or so here, but didn't see it all in half a day. A private collection of EVERYTHING that grew to many buildings in a beautiful setting on Grand Lake. Small cafe served up tasty food and the gift...More

Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Nestled on a hill overlooking scenic Grand Lake the village consists of 100 log cabins. All buildings are either furnished or contain hundreds of outstanding collections that Harvey and Bernice Jones collected. Some buildings such as a school house,, post office, bank etc., chapel are...More

1  Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing outdoor museum of early life in the area. Wonderful collections. The walk from one little house to the next is not difficult. It is set next to the lake in a trees setting. We had our dog with us and he...More

1  Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very nice attraction to visit. The place is very well maintained and the staff is very friendly. It's not that cheap to visit the place, but I would definitely recommend it! I would like to go back but I don't want to spend that much...More

1  Thank Momommaj
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with my husband (a former Jones Truck Lines driver) and my parents. We really enjoyed this museum village! We were there for almost 4 hours and enjoyed walking around the village, stepping back in time. My parents are in their 80's and we're able...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The café at Harbor Village was great. We had a burger and chicken salad sandwich, and both were excellent. The server was nice and the food was served quickly.

1  Thank TracyG1959
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Lots of history divided up into many small cabins and a few larger barns. There is so much history packed into this museum it is almost like 'information overload'. Harvey and Bernice Jones whose collections started the museum did a fabulous job. I very much...More

Thank RecreationV
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Some of the displays are interesting. If you have a couple of hours to kill, it might be worth stopping by.

Thank Rachel L
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Grace091
16 August 2017|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. I would suggest driving up to the cafe. It's up the hill and has parking. Get the fried green tomatoes! Also check out the kitchen garden. Very cool.
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Howard P
20 October 2016|
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Response from HarBerVilDir | Property representative |
Har-Ber Village is a non-profit and is supported through admission and other revenues as well as endowment interest.
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suzievaldez
14 October 2015|
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Response from HarBerVilDir | Property representative |
Yes!
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