Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma City

After visiting the Capital we headed over to the Oklahoma History Center.

View of the Oklahoma History Center from the Capital

View of the Oklahoma History Center from the Capital

When I went up to pay for admission to the museum I was told that since it was Monday students were free. That meant that the boys were free and she also thought I was a student but I told her I wasn’t and she said that I look like one. We got stickers to show that we already paid and then we went straight upstairs to the Winnie Mae Cafe. The cafe is open and it is set up really cute; they did a great job with the theme and I can’t believe that I didn’t take more pictures.

This is a walk up and order cafe and they mostly have sandwiches and wraps. There were a few people in front of me and I heard them order the Blended Grilled Cheese Heaven and so I thought that sounds good so that’s what I ordered along with a cup of Creamy Tomato Basil Soup. The grilled cheese was a blend of asiago, cheddar, swiss, and pepper jack cheese. I thought it was really good. I also enjoyed the soup.

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The boys got a kid’s grilled cheese. I think it was a blend of cheddar and swiss. I didn’t take a picture of their grilled cheese but here’s a picture of them waiting for the food.

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Once we finished eating we headed to the exhibits. What I loved about this museum was the please touch areas.

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I totally missed the dress up part of this...I just now noticed it when I looked at this picture....it's in the back.  That makes me kind of sad but oh well.

I totally missed the dress up part of this…I just now noticed it when I looked at this picture….it’s in the back. That makes me kind of sad but oh well.

Riding in a trolley.

Riding in a trolley.

I believe that this was a heart and lung machine.

I believe that this was a heart and lung machine.

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In school...I guess I do look like a student

In school…I guess I do look like a student

JT and the teacher

JT and the teacher

Connor and the teacher

Connor and the teacher

A new friend...they thought he looked mad so they did that pose.

A new friend…they thought he looked mad so they did that pose.

All of the above was from the first exhibit that we went in. The boys took a picture with Winnie Mae the plane and a car before heading downstairs to the next exhibit.

Flying

Flying

Driving

Driving

The next exhibit we went into was the Native American exhibit. I don’t have a lot of pictures and most of them are really pretty blurry but I will put a few anyways.

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This next exhibit was called Oklahoma @ the Movies. Once again I’ve got a lot of blurry pictures :(. Flash photography is not allowed in the museum so sometimes I get blurry pictures inside.

Oklahoma Stars

Oklahoma Stars

Drive-in Movie

Drive-in Movie

This was like a outlaw thing or something...it reminded me of The Great Movie Ride in Hollywood Studios at Disney World.

This was like a outlaw thing or something…it reminded me of The Great Movie Ride in Hollywood Studios at Disney World.

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This and the next 3 pictures are from the movie set

This and the next 3 pictures are from the movie set

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There were scripts on the table on the porch.

There were scripts on the table on the porch.

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Alice in Wonderland...I didn't put the dress on...I just put my arms though

Alice in Wonderland…I didn’t put the dress on…I just put my arms though

Paparazzi

Paparazzi

Once we were done with that exhibit we looked at the Space exhibit and the Crumbo Spirit Talk exhibit but I didn’t take any pictures. After that we went to the gift shop and then out to the sculptures outside. I wish we had done the sculptures outside before we went in because at that point it was still cloudy.

Connor wanted to take a picture by himself with his bison that he had just bought from the gift shop.

Connor wanted to take a picture by himself with his bison that he had just bought from the gift shop.

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There are bison cut outs on this as well but you can't tell from the picture.

There are bison cut outs on this as well but you can’t tell from the picture.

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The Liberty Bell...as we walked up to this Connor told me "That looks like the Liberty Bell" and I told him it was but it was a replica.  He then told me that the real one is in Philadelphia and it has a crack.

The Liberty Bell…as we walked up to this Connor told me “That looks like the Liberty Bell” and I told him it was but it was a replica. He then told me that the real one is in Philadelphia and it has a crack.

So, that was the Oklahoma History Center and in my opinion if you are in Oklahoma City this is absolutely a must do. I loved it. I was almost going to skip it but I’m glad we didn’t because it is really a lot of fun.