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  OK
 
Chickasha
 
Muscle Car Ranch
 
3609 S 16th
 
Chickasha   OK    73108    
 
Phone   405 222-4910
 
Web Site  www.musclecarranch.com
 
Description  outdoor car museum, spread over 70 acres, with namesake cars, Mack                     Trucks, motorcycles, porcelain & neon signs
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Automotive
 
Industry /Profession Advertising
 
Collection N-Z  Signs
 
New or Updated:    7/14/2004

Oklahoma
Claremore
Will Rogers Memorial & Birthplace
1720 W Will Rogers Boulevard
PO Box 157
Claremore OK  74017
Phone 
918 341-0719
Web Site  www.willrogers.org
Description  "time Tunnel" for children, hands on exhibits of Will Rogers' career, tomb, saddles, trick rope and other performance aspects of career
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Research /Reading  Library

  OK
 
Clinton
 
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum
 
2229 West Gary Boulevard
 
Clinton  OK 73601    
 
Phone   580 323-7866
 
Web Site  http://www.route66.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.ok-history.mus.ok.us/mus-sites/masnum20.htm
 
Description  memorabilia of the famous highway
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Automotive
 
New or Updated:   1/18/2004

  OK
 
Elk City
 
National Route 66 Museum
 
US 66 and Pioneer Road
 
PO Box 5
 
Elk City  OK   73648    
 
Phone   580 225-6266
 
Web Site  http://www.elkcity.com/thecity.asp?xID=Route66
 
Description  focus on the people who lived and traveled famed highway
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Automotive
 
New or Updated:  1/20/2004

Oklahoma
Gene Autry
Gene Autry Museum
601 Prairie Street
Gene Autry OK  73436
Phone 
580 294-3047
Web Site  www.cow-boy.com/museum.htm
Description  dedicated to T and movie cowboy
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Industry /Profession  Movies

 

 

   

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  Oklahoma
Guthrie
National Four String Banjo Museum and Hall of Fame
116 East Oklahoma Avenue
Guthrie OK 73044
Phone 
405 260-0529
Web Site  http://www.banjomuseum.org
Toll Free  800 OK BANJO
Description  banjo construction, music, and music makers
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Entertainment
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Industry /Profession  Music
Research /Reading  Library

National Lighter Museum
5715 South Sooner Road
Guthrie OK  73044
Phone 
405 282-3025
Web Site  www.natlitrmus.com
Description  20,000 ways to start a fire or light a cigarette
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Collection G-M  Lighters

Oklahoma Frontier Drugstore Museum
214 West Oklahoma Avenue
Guthrie OK  73044
Phone 
405 282-1895
Web Site  http://www.oklahomadrugstoremuseum.com/
Description  pharmacy memorabilia from 1900 to now, first licensed pharmacist in state
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Building Type  Store
Industry /Profession  Medical

Oklahoma
Guthrie
Oklahoma Sports Museum

315 West Oklahoma Avenue
Guthrie OK 72044
Phone 
405 282-7000
Web Site  *****
Description  famous Oklahoma sports figures and moments
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports

Oklahoma State Capital Publishing Museum
301 West Harrison
Guthrie OK  73044
Phone 
405 282-4123
Web Site  http://www.ok-history.mus.ok.us/mus-sites/masnum22.htm
E-mail  mailto:guthriecomplex@ok-history.mus.ok.us
Alt Web  http://pages.prodigy.net/mtwo/SCPM2.html
Description  original furniture and equipment. Groups can do role-playing and actually produce a newspaper
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Industry /Profession Printing
Era  1902
 
   
 

  OK

  Lawton

  Percussive Art Society Museum

  701 NW Ferris Avenue

  Lawton  OK    73507    

  Phone  580 353-1455

  Web Site www.pas.org

  E-mail  percarts@pas.org

  Description  instruments that must be struck, from around the world

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Nature of Group  Association

  Industry /Profession Music

  New or Updated:   11/21/2006

 
  Oklahoma
Oklahoma City
99s Museum of Women Pilots
7100 Terminal Drive
Box 965
Oklahoma City OK  73159
Phone 
405 685-9990
Web Site  www.ninety-nines.org/museum.html
E-mail  IHQ99s@cs.com
Description  premier women pilot's organization has library and museum
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Group Identity  Women
Research /Reading  Library

International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum
Omniplex
NE 21st Street
Oklahoma City OK 73111
Phone 
405 424-4055
Web Site  http://www.iphf.org/
E-mail  info@iphf.org
Description  4 galleries, 49 honorees, outgrowth of Professional Photographers of America
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Arts
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Collection N-Z  Photography

National Cowboy Hall of Fame
1700 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City OK  73111
Phone 
405 478-2250
Web Site  www.cowboyhalloffame.org
Description  all about cowboys -- including art by Remington, Russell, and others and artifacts
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Field of Study/Science Facility  Old West

Oklahoma
Oklahoma City
National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum Complex

2801 NE 50th Street
Oklahoma City OK   73111
Phone 
405 425-3433
Web Site  http://www.softball.org/hall_of_fame/index.asp
E-mail  mailto:bplummer@softball.org
Description  300 Inductees
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Owner/Operator:  Amateur Softball Association

  OK
 
Oklahoma City
 
World of Wings Pigeon Center
 
2300 NE 63rd Street
 
Oklahoma City  OK   73111    
 
Phone   405 478-5155
 
Web Site  http://www.pigeoncenter.org/
 
Description  several pigeon lofts, memorabilia, library-- all about pigeons
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Birds
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  American Homing Pigeon Institute
 
New or Updated:   2/23/2004
 
 
  Oklahoma
Shattuck
Shattuck Windmill Museum and Park
State Highway 15 & US 183
PO Box 755
Shattuck OK 73858
Phone 
580 938-2818
Web Site  http://www.woodwardok.com/parks/windmill.htm
Description  over 30 preserved and restored windmills, outside where they belong -- from 1850-1950
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 

  OK

  Stillwater

  National Wrestling Hall of Fame

  405 West Hall of Fame Ave

  Stillwater  OK  74075    

  Phone  405 377-5243

  Web Site www.wrestlinghalloffame.org

  Description  don't look for WWF here, site honors college and Olympic wrestlers

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Sports

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  New or Updated:   8/10/2006

 
  Oklahoma
Tulsa
Ida Dennie Willis Museum
628 Country Club Drive
Tulsa OK  74127
Phone 
918 584-6654
Web Site  www.artcom.com
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Dolls
Collection N-Z  Toys
 

  OK

  Tulsa

  Mac's Antique Car Museum

  1319 East 4th Street

  Tulsa OK   74120    

  Phone   918 583-7400

  Web Site  *****

  Description  1920s-1980s

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated: 10/6/2004

    OR
 
Astoria
 
Uppertown Firefighters Museum
 
2986 Marine Drive
 
Astoria   OR   97103    
 
Phone   503 325-0920
 
Web Site  http://www.clatsophistoricalsociety.org/Pages/
 
Alt Web  http://www.oldoregon.com/Pages/CCHistoricalSociety.htm
 
Description  equipment fro 1880s-1960s, children's museum on second floor
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
Building Type   Fire house
 
Industry /Profession Firefighting
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
Collection N-Z  Photographs
 
Owner/Operator:  Clatsop Historical Society
 
New or Updated:   1/20/2004
 
 

  OR

  Brooks

  Western Antique Powerland

  3995 Brooklake Rd NE

  Brooks  OR   97303    

  Phone 503 393-2424

  Web Site http://www.antiquepowerland.com/

  Description  operation of antique machinery & vehicles, 14 partner heritage

                    organizations & museums

  Type of Resource Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  Collection N-Z Vehicles

  Owner/Operator:  Western Antique Power, Inc

  New or Updated:  8/13/2006

Oregon
Brooks
Pacific Northwest Truck Museum
PO Box 9281
Brooks OR  97305
Phone 
503 678-5108
Alt Phone  504 463-8701
Web Site  http://www.pacificnwtruckmuseum.org/
E-mail  office@pacificnwtruckmuseum.org
Description  over 50 trucks from varied manufacturers
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive
Collection N-Z  Trucks

  OR
 
Brooks
 
Oregon Electric Railway Museum
 
3995 Brooklake Road
 
Brooks    OR
 
Phone   503 888-4014
 
Web Site  http://www.trainweb.org/oerhs/oerm.htm
 
Description  traction & railroad equipment
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Owner/Operator:  Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society
 
New or Updated:     2/25/2004

 
  Oregon
Eugene
Oregon Air & Space Museum
90377 Boeing Drive
Eugene OR  97402
Phone 
541 461-1101
Web Site  www.oasm.org/
Description  located at Eugene airport, collection predominantly fighter aircraft, 600 models
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Field of Study/Science Facility  Space
Collection A-F  Arms
Collection G-M  Models
 

  OR

  Hood River

  International Museum of Carousel Art

  Hood River  OR

  Phone  541 387-4622

  Web Site http://www.carouselmuseum.com/

  E-mail  mailto:leadhorse@carouselmuseum.com

  Description  temporarily closed while relocating (AS OF JUNE 2007)

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Collection A-F  Carousels

  New or Updated:  6/22/2007

  OR
 
Lake Oswego
 
Willamette Shore Trolley
 
311 North State St
 
Lake Oswego  OR   97034 
 
Phone   503 222-2226
 
Web Site  http://www.trainweb.org/oerhs/index.html
 
Description  45 minute trolley ride from Lake Oswego to Portland
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Collection N-Z  Trolleys
 
Owner/Operator:  Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society
 
New or Updated:   2/25/2004

Oregon
Newberg
Hoover-Minthorn House Museum
115 South River Street
Newberg OR  97132
Phone 
503 538-6629
Web Site  *****
Description  Herbert Hoover came to live with an uncle here after the death of his parents
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Era  1885

 
   
  Oregon
Portland
American Advertising Museum
5035 SE 24th Ave
Portland OR  97202
Phone 
503 226-0000
Web Site  www.admuseumorg
Description  how we find out about what's for sale
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Advertising

Stark's Vacuum Cleaner Museum
107 NE Grand Avenue
Portland OR
Phone
Web Site 
www.starks.com/museum.html
Toll Free  800 230-41101
Description  vacuums from the hand-pumped beginning
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial

  OR
 
Portland
 
State of Oregon Sports Hall of Fame & Museum
 
321 SW Salmon Street
 
Portland OR 97204 
  Phone   503 227-7466
 
Web Site  http://www.oregonsportstrust.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:mailto:orsports@teleport.com
 
Description  honors athletes, coaches who are from or were active in Oregon
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Sports
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
New or Updated:  3/4/2004
 

  OR

  Portland

  77 Grand Prix Museum

  16355 SE Hamhill

  Portland   OR  97233    

  Phone   503 252-5863

  Web Site  *****

  Description

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:   9/15/2004

 
  Oregon
Salem
Antique Powerland
3995 Brooklake Rd NE
Salem OR  97303
Phone 
503 393-2424
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
  Oregon
Tillamook
Blimp Hangar Museum
Address
Tillamook OR
Phone
Web Site 
www.tillamookair.com
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
 
  Latimer Quilt & Textile Museum
2105 Wilson River Loop
Tillamook OR  97141
Phone 
503 842-8622
Web Site  www.oregoncoast.com/latimertextile
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Industry /Profession  Textiles
Collection N-Z  Quilts
 
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