Cherokee Strip Museum

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Cherokee Strip Museum In 1975 the Cherokee Strip Museum Association acquired the former Alva City Hospital building with its 40 rooms to house one of Oklahoma's best collections of pioneer exhibits. Several of the rooms are set up to display specific period artifacts.

* Gun Room * Hat Room * Drug Store * Prisoner of War Room * Kitchen * Country Store * Model Railroad * Old Saloon * Oklahoma Room * Student's Room * Telephone Room * Military Room

There is also an Agricultural Building, an Implement Yard, and a One Room School House located on the grounds of the Museum complex.

Admission: Free
Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Labor Day through Memorial Day, Tuesday thru Sunday from 2-5 during the summer
Address: 14th Street and U.S. Highway 64
Phone: 580-327-2030
Closed on Holidays

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