FREE Museums in OKC




PHOTO COURTESY OF GAYLORD-PICKENS MUSEUM

Whether you are looking to explore something new or simply excite your mind in a new way, museums are a fun way for families to spend time together while learning about our world. From art and science to history and more, Oklahoma City offers a wealth of high quality museums, many of which are completely FREE.

Here is a list of museums that always offer FREE admission:

Braum’s Processing Plant on the Braum’s Family Farm

491 C S 2880, Tuttle

Tours available Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. or 11 a.m. by reservation only.

Edmond Historical Society & Museum

431 S Boulevard, Edmond

Open Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Saturdays, 1 – 4 p.m.

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

555 Elm Ave, Norman

Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursday, until 9 p.m. & Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.

45th Infantry Museum

2145 NE 36th St

Open  Tuesday – Friday, 9 a.m – 4:15 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. & Sunday, 1 – 4:15 p.m.

Oklahoma Contemporary

3000 General Pershing Blvd

Open Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. & Friday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oklahoma Railway Museum

3400 NE Grand Blvd

Open every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 9 – 5 p.m. Trains operate on the first and third Saturday, April – August. Tickets required to ride train.

Oklahoma State Capitol

2300 N Lincoln Blvd

Open Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum

2801 NE 50th St

Open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Red Earth Museum

6 Santa Fe Plaza

Open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Here are a few museums that offer FREE or discounted admission on select days throughout the year:

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

1700 NE 63rd St

On the first Saturday each month, the museum offers a program called Saturdays for Kids, featuring hands-on activities highlighting the exhibits on display and the history of the American west. Participating children and accompanying adults also received FREE admission to the museum.

Oklahoma City Museum of Art

415 Couch Dr

On select Sundays in the spring and fall, the museum hosts FREE Family Days, sponsored by SONIC America’s Drive-in.

Gaylord-Pickens Museum

1400 Classen Dr

Visit the museum each month on the second Saturday for uniquely themed programming geared for the whole family. Each Saturday will include a conversation series, themed museum tours, immersive crafts and a chance to collect Hall of Fame Heroes.

Sam Noble Museum

2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman

Enjoy complimentary admission for kids 17 years old and under on the first Monday of each month. General admission applies to guests 18 and older.

 

Want even more ideas for FREE things to do with your family? Check out our guide to FREE fun and our searchable calendar.

Know of any attractions that we missed? If so, please email editor@metrofamilymagazine.com and we’ll research them!

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