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Five Civilized Tribes Museum

The Five Civilized Tribes Museum is classified as a 501 (c)(3) organization. The purpose of The Five Civilized Tribes Museum shall be to preserve the history, culture, and traditions of the Five Civilized Tribes – Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole, through the acquisition and preservation of works of art, artifacts, documents, books, correspondence, and… Read More »

Honor Heights Park

The crown jewel in the extensive park system of Muskogee is Honor Heights Park. Home to the famous Azalea Festival each spring, as well as numerous other events, Honor Heights Park is a gorgeous oasis in the midst of Muskogee. With over 30,000 azaleas, the Park bursts into life each spring and summer with a… Read More »

The Roxy Theater

The center of downtown Muskogee’s cultural activities is The Roxy Theater. The theater opened in 1948 as a movie theater and still holds the ambiance and charm of a post-WWII era movie theater. Beautiful architecture, art deco glass and tile, fully restored original seats and neon signs make the theater as much of a destination… Read More »

Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame

The world of music wouldn’t be the same without the influences and contributions of many great Oklahomans. The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame and Museum is dedicated to recognizing the special impact many Oklahoma artists have had in music. Inductees include Toby Keith, Vince Gill, Patti Page, and of course, Merle Haggard, who made Muskogee… Read More »

Three Rivers Museum

The story of the American West can be found at the Three Rivers Museum, located in the restored Midland Valley Railroad Depot. The museum is dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of the American frontier in the Three Rivers area of Eastern Oklahoma. Climb aboard a 1940s era diesel switch railroad engine and enjoy… Read More »

Muskogee War Memorial Park – Home of the USS Batfish

The USS Batfish is  a  submarine on permanent display at the War Memorial Park in Muskogee. This veteran of WWII  is open for tours, allowing visitors to examine the vessel that sank three Royal Japanese Navy submarines in a 76-hour span, along with eleven other enemy vessels during her time in battle. Experience for yourself… Read More »

Muskogee’s Historical Homes

Several private homes and buildings in Muskogee were built in the late 1800s and early 1900s by pioneering Okies. One of those was the home of Alice Robertson, who founded a tribal boarding school that later became Henry Kendall College and then Tulsa University. Many of these Muskogee treasures have been placed on the National… Read More »

Muskogee Little Theatre

Castle of Muskogee

The Castle of Muskogee covers 36,000 square feet with an accompanying Renaissance Village. The Castle has a dungeon, a torture chamber and catacombs, while the Village has three pirate ships, a mermaid cove, a faery boardwalk (with a 12-foot-tall Ent), a jousting arena, a working clock tower, and an Italian piazza. The grounds are home… Read More »

Antioch Baptist Church