From geologic uplifts and ancient seas to irrigated farming and Altus Air Force Base, the Museum of the Western Prairie chronicles the history of Southwest Oklahoma. Follow the activities of the Native Americans, frontier soldiers, cowboys, and homesteaders. Revisit economic development, from assurances that "rain will follow the plow," to Dust, Drought, and Depression, and beyond.A visit to Museum of the Western Prairie represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Altus trip itinerary maker app to plot your vacation.
Museum of the Western Prairie reviews
Jeanie & her staff are continually striving to incorporate additional early history of this unique region of the Western Prairie. If any single region inspired the famous play "Oklahoma", this is... more »
Has many exhibits that are very nice! I have been to presentations here that have been wonderful! The curator, Jennie Buchanan, is a great presenter and really knows the history of southwestern... more »
Wow a must see. I thought I knew, by I didn't
Wonderful museum, love the programs!
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