The Chisholm Trail Museum, named for Jesse Chisholm, is situated directly on the Chisholm Trail and presents artifacts from the historic Chisholm cattle trail. See, first hand, items and their history and Kingfisher's place within.
Native American Artifacts - The museum houses many articles representing the rich heritage of the 38 tribes of Oklahoma Indians.
Farm Implements - Kingfisher is known as "the buckle of the wheat belt," and the array of farm machinery and tools testifies to that fact.
Wildlife Room - Oklahoma, rich in the variety of animals that roamed the plains, as well as indigenous birds and many that stop here on their migratory routes, are represented.
Pioneer Artifacts - The brave and adventurous people that settled this great state brought with them the items needed to survive, as well as the luxuries of the time.
Collections of Barbed Wire and Branding Irons
The Village located on the grounds of the Chisholm Trail Museum, is home to:
* The Harmony Church, * The First Bank of Kingfisher, * The Gant School, * The Dalton Cabin,
* The Cole Cabin, and across the street is the Gov. Seay Mansion.
Annually in March the Museum presents the annual Living History on the Chisholm Trail reenactment. A wide variety of events will be featured by approximately fifty encampments of 1800s reenactors, bringing the 1800s to life. Activities will be featured inside the museum and outside on the grounds including a medicine man show, shoot-outs, chuck wagon cooking, drover's camp, civil war encampment, settler's camp, and many more.
Admission: $2.00 per person and under 6 free
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday -- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Sunday & Monday (and legal holidays)
Address: 605 Zellers Ave.
Directions: From U.S. Hwy. 81 in Kingfisher, five blocks west on Seay Ave., one block north to Zellers Avenue
Come visit us in Kingfisher, Oklahoma