For family-friendly attractions and a destination with friendly transport links, the Oklahoma City University and its environs give just that. A few insider tips can guide you when you visit.
Oklahoma City University encourages advance notice if you need to sit in on a class, but walk-ins are also welcomed. Visit the home of quality sounds at the Bass School of Music building, or check out the Chickasaw Nation Law Library at the school of law. The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment, a premier musical theater dance program is worth checking out. Go up the 286ft. Gold Star Memorial Building which can be seen from 10 miles away. Don’t forget to check out the Freede Center that offers wellness and fitness programs to the staff, students, and alumni.
Walk through the solemn setting at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and pay tribute to the survivors, victims, and rescuers of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bomb last. Stop by the Centennial Land Run Monument and commemorate Oklahoma’s heroic settlers. The 45th Infantry Division Museum is a must-see for the historical exhibition of military firearms, uniforms, and vehicles.
See collections of the 19th and 20th-century American art by Dale Chihuly, Henry Moore, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum uncovers life in the Wild West with a display of historical sculptures, pictures, and materials.