Things to do on a Date in Oklahoma City

If you are planning to go on a date in Oklahoma City, you need to figure out things to do while there to avoid getting bored. One of the things that you can do to make your time in this city memorable is visit the eclectic assortment of museums that it has. For example, you will find museums that solely feature skeletons, others that chronicle the Yee-hawers, and so on. Many of these sites look like they have worked with Oklahoma City Lead Generation (their Youtube Channel is here, and an interesting video is below) as they are easy to find on the Internet. Moving from one museum or one part of the city to another will not be difficult because shuttle services are offered to major attractions around the town for the convenience of people that are visiting.

Museums To Visit In Oklahoma City

The following are some of the best museums you should consider visiting when you go on a date in Oklahoma City.

1. Oklahoma City Zoo

This zoo has been in operation for more than a century. It has more than five hundred species of animals that you will enjoy seeing, including some that are endangered or rare. There are also impressive garden displays that you will enjoy seeing at Oklahoma City Zoo. If you have kids and you intend to take them with you on your date in Oklahoma City, you will enjoy a lot of interactive experiences with them, including sea lion shows, giraffe feedings, a stingray touch tank and elephant demonstrations. Exploring the expansive park grounds in this zoo is made easier with train and boat rides. The zoo is open every day from 9 am to 5 pm, and they do not charge a lot of money.

2. Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Another place you want to visit while on a date with your loved one in Oklahoma City is the museum of art. The core art collection at this gallery focuses on American and European art of the 19th and 20th century. But there is so much more that you will see when you visit it, including original selections from the museum’s collections. There is also a theater in the museum that shows a variety of independent, foreign, as well as classic films every week. You will not need to bother about carrying your food because there is a restaurant on the museum’s premises.

3. Museum of Osteology

You should also make a point of visiting the museum of osteology when you are on a date in Oklahoma City. It is a unique sightseeing attraction that you will not regret visiting at all. It features displays of bones of hundreds of animals. The specimens that are included in the museum span small critters to large mammals, kangaroos to apes and penguins to snakes. It is a fresh and well-maintained place that will be worth your time. However, if you are going on a date with kids, it may not be a nice spot to visit in Oklahoma City because the kids will get bored quickly.

4. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

This museum is also referred to as the National Cowboy Hall of Fame. It is a vast museum that features large collections of historical pictures, materials, and sculptures that you want to see. The collections in this museum mainly focus on preserving as well as interpreting the American West’s heritage. During the Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition and Sale in June every year, it becomes an art gallery. It has three halls of fame.

5. Oklahoma History Center

One of the things that you are going to love about this museum is the lovely views that it provides. When you are in its art galleries, you will have a clear view of the domed capital building. It is a hub for both archival and research materials that relate to the wide-reaching history of the state. It oversees a total of thirty-five museums, military sites and heritage homes throughout the state. It is a nice place to visit with kids because there is so much that they can learn there.

So there you have it: a collection of beautiful places that you can visit when you are on a date in Oklahoma City. These are just but a few of the fantastic places that you can visit in OKC. There are so many others that will not disappoint, including the 45th Infantry Division Museum, Myriad Botanical Gardens, Oklahoma City National Memorial, Overholser Mansion just to mention a few.

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The top 5 museums in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City is gifted with various sights worth seeing. If you are looking to experience nature, art, science and history, Oklahoma museums are the perfect place to go to. You can visit the museums with friends or your family. If you have children, they will enjoy the stay. Museums are also ideal for school field trips. In this article, we look at the top 5 museums in Oklahoma City.

1.The Museum of Osteology

The Museum of Osteology is a unique one. Here, you get to experience different animals by looking at their skeletons, from the smallest to the biggest ones. The scavenger hunt is worth it. The museum has an excellent organization. The skeletons have placards, so you get to know what you are looking at. They are all behind the glass, near enough to see the features clearly. You can attend mini seminars and learn more about the animals via forensics. You can also read the exhibits, which makes the tour very informative. Children enjoy touching the bones. This place is a walk through skeleton after skeleton of your favorite animals.

2.Oklahoma City Museum of Art

After walking so close to death (the skeletons), you can bounce back to life by experiencing some inspiring art. This museum offers an array of exhibits, with a selection of documentaries and films. One particular thing that makes this museum unforgettable is the third floor, which is the home to the magnificent glass designs of Chihuly. Even if you are not much of an art fan, the magic and light of Chihuly will convert you into one within seconds of being in its presence.

3.American Banjo Museum

Another stop over for the souls that love art, only that this time, you get to appreciate music in the form of an instrument known as the banjo. Here you will see the different types of banjos, and get to learn more about the history of this instrument. You can even learn how to play the instrument.

4.Oklahoma Firefighters Museum

This is a place for our heroes, firefighters. You not only get to learn about the OKC fire service but also get to see all the firefighting equipment. A walk down through the memory of firefighting in the city. There are vintage fire trucks, uniforms, pictures, and equipment. Children who love fire trucks and the gear will enjoy visiting this place. The staff here is very friendly and will answer any questions that you may have. By the time you leave, you will appreciate the work that OKC firefighters do.

5.The American Pigeon Museum and Library

This quaint museum in OKC is the place to visit to learn a lot about pigeons. There are displays and artwork to depict the bird’s physique, characteristics, history, breeds, and traits. If you have read or heard something about messenger pigeons from past wars, then this place will be a worthwhile visit for you. There is a video on pigeons too and artifacts from people who loved pigeons from all over the world, including Queen Elizabeth.

All in all

One interesting thing about all the above museums in Oklahoma City is that they have a particular focus, which is what makes them unique. They are great places that you need to visit when you come to OKC.

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Oklahoma City is A Great Place to Grow UP

Surprise!  We are going through some changes here, but it is all for the best.  Many teens in OKC will benefit from the information that we will provide on this site.  I know that many of you have come to us for a long time for some really cool information on your teen, but hope that you understand in our little virtual world we are hoping to make things a lot better.

There is some good and bad in all of us, our hope is that over time we can recognize what Good is and strive to have more good in everyone’s life while removing the bad.  Nobody should feel bad and there is truly an infinite amount of good for everyone, teens seem to have a harder time understanding that, but that’s what we are here for.

 

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