Pawhuska, in addition to being the capitol of the Osage Indian Nation, is also proud to have the Osage Tribal Museum. Along with the grand murals in the Osage Tribe, the Osage Tribal Museum preserves the culture of the Osage Tribe via displays, lectures, crafts and a library. Notable exhibits include the famous Black Dog Shield and a photograph exhibit numbering over 2,000.
The museum is the oldest continually operated tribal museum in the United States and features an extensive collection of archival photographs dating as far back as 1871, as well as documents and maps. The Museum also proudly displays a number of oil paintings of various tribal chiefs and dignitaries. Visitors can watch videos on Native American Indian arts and crafts such as Osage ribbon work, shawl-making, and beadwork. Audio tapes are also available. There are occasional lectures, programs for the public, and classes.
Hours: Monday through Friday from 10am - 4pm.
Address: 819 Grandview
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