Oklahoma City is rich in history, culture and is a must-stop for anyone interested in seeing what America is all about. But If you only have a short time to spend in the city, here’s five things you shouldn’t miss:
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
The Memorial Museum is a moving tribute to those who were killed, those who survived and those whose lives will never be the same after the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The museum is a moving tribute to the strength and resilience of the people of Oklahoma City who came together during one of America’s darkest days.
American Banjo Museum
This museum is truly one of a kind. The American Banjo Museum is the only museum of its type in the world. It showcases over 300 banjos. And why not? The instrument that is as American as apple pie in the town that is the heart of America.
Bricktown Entertainment District
Bricktown is the happening place to be in Oklahoma City. It was once a busy warehouse area. Now Bricktown is Oklahoma City’s hottest entertainment and dining district. With dozens of restaurants, the AT&T Bricktown Ballpark and the mile-long Bricktown Canal, Bricktown is the place to see and to be seen.
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
The centerpiece for the OKC MOA is a 55 foot tall glass tower in the atrium. It is part of the most comprehensive collection of Dale Chihuly glass in the world. OKC MOA also has a permanent collection consisting of European and American art.
Oklahoma History Center
Discover Oklahoma’s unique American Indian heritage and intriguing modern-day history. Five state-of-the-art galleries are brimming with 2,000 artifacts covering more than 50 topics that tell the stories of Oklahoma.