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MUSEUM OF THE GREAT PLAINS

Explore the human history of the Great Plains

Discover MGP!  We're a different kind of history museum.  Through interactive exhibits and self-directed activities, our visitors investigate the past, present, and future.  Try it, you'll like it.

1979 Wichita Falls and LawtonTornado Simulator

HOURS OF OPERATION

Pick a time

Monday through Saturday, 10:00a - 5:00p; Sunday, 1:00p - 5:00p.  

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

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LOCATION

Drop in

We’re located at 601 NW Ferris Ave (Lawton OK) in Elmer Thomas Park.  The park is bounded by Cache Rd on the north, 2nd St on the east, Ferris Ave on the south, and Fort Sill Blvd on the west.  We recommend entering at 6th or 7th St on Ferris Ave.

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ADMISSION

Cash or card

Tickets are available through the front desk.  Sorry, no advance or online sales. 


Age 13 or older, $10 | Ages 3-12, $8 | Age 2 or younger, free | Age 62 or older, $9 | Military with ID, $9

SNAP discount with verification | Group rates by prior arrangement

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TEMPORARY EXHIBITS

Catch them while you can

OKLAHOMA MUSEUM NETWORK GALLERY
 
SENSES AT PLAY

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Through March 2024

TERRY K BELL GALLERY
 
COFFEE'S STATION PROJECT

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Through Fall 2024

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MEMBERSHIP

Join or renew today

Your annual membership matters.  Each contribution helps us maintain the museum complex and services.  Plus, take advantage of store discounts, exclusive events, and savings on workshops.  

Individual, $45 | Family, $99 | Contributor, $150 | Sustainer, $300

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Our organization has worked with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), a global leader in online training and certification programs, to be designated as a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC).  Our staff has completed training and certification in best practices when assisting autistic individuals.  By undergoing additional autism-specific training, the goal is for our team to be better equipped to provide better service and experiences to all.  Click to learn more about Certified Autism Center.™

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