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FREE Museums in OKC


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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.

Sometimes it is savvy to spend money to save money. Whether you are looking for a great deal or a great gift idea, memberships to attractions are a good way to get the most for your money!

Editor’s Note: Due to COVID-19 precautions, some of the following events and venues may have adjusted their hours, programming or safety protocols. Please check with each venue directly to verify. We encourage our readers to enjoy family fun responsibly. When around others, wear a mask, avoid crowded indoor spaces, remain socially distant, wash your hands often and stay home if you or a member of your household is feeling ill. 

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

45th Infantry Museum

2145 NE 36th St; 424-5313

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


Braum’s Processing Plant on the Braum’s Family Farm (temporarily closed)

491 C S 2880, Tuttle; 225-4604

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


Edmond Historical Society & Museum

431 S Boulevard, Edmond; 340-0078

Open Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – noon & 1:30-4 p.m.


Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

555 Elm Ave, Norman; 325-3272

Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.


Federal Judicial Learning Center & Museum

215 Dean A. McGee Ave; 405-420-6176

Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Moore-Lindsay Historic House

508 N Peters, Norman 321-0156

Open Wednesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Oklahoma Contemporary

11 NW 11th St; 951-0000

Open Monday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thursday, until 9 p.m. Closed Tuesday. Admission is free, but tickets are required.


Oklahoma Railway Museum

3400 NE Grand Blvd; 424-8222

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


OKC Rattlesnake Museum

15th and S. Agnew, Oklahoma City; 405-850-5905

Open daily from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Oklahoma State Capitol

2300 N Lincoln Blvd; 521-3356

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; 424-5266

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


Red Earth Museum **closed for construction of new building. Opening in Fall 2021. 

6 Santa Fe Plaza; 427-5228

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


Worth the drive: 

Canadian County Historical Museum (open by appointment)

300 S. Grand, El Reno

Open Wednesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


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


Oklahoma City Museum of Art

415 Couch Dr; 236-3100

Kids always get in free and on select Sundays throughout the year, the museum hosts FREE Family Days, sponsored by SONIC America’s Drive-in.


Oklahoma Hall of Fame

1400 Classen Dr; 235-4458

Visit the museum each month on the second Saturday for uniquely themed programming geared for the whole family. Each Saturday will include themed experiences and learning opportunities for families to enjoy together including crafts and guided tours.




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 and we’ll research them!

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