Gaylord-Pickens Museum - Oklahoma Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City

3.3
#17 of 19 in Museums in Oklahoma City
Founded in 1927, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame was created to honor Oklahomans who had given outstanding service to the state during their lifetime and to provide educational programming for students of all ages. Being inducted to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is the state's highest honor an Oklahoman can receive. Through exhibits and experiences at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame stands to preserve Oklahoma’s unique history while promoting pride in our great state.

The Oklahoma Hall of Fame inspires Oklahomans of all ages, instilling state pride by telling the stories of extraordinary people. Each of our programs strive to accomplish that goal. We have hosted the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Banquet & Induction Ceremony each November for the past 90 years. We honor Oklahomans who have contributed to our state’s rich heritage by making strides in their industry and bettering mankind.

The Oklahoma Hall of Fame also supports education in a variety of ways, including offering more than $4,000,000 intuition grants and scholarships to Oklahoma high school students and hosting Free Field Trips for students from across the state. Oklahoma Hall of Fame Publishing, a program of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, is the leader in publishing Oklahoma's history. At the Gaylord-Pickens Museum, home of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, visitors can meet notable and inspirational Oklahomans through high-tech, interactive exhibits.

Located in Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization funded solely by private donations and is governed by a Board of Directors representing the state of Oklahoma. In addition, we have a Teen Board that holds a Free Field Trip fundraiser each year and a Second Century Board made up of young professionals responsible for spreading our mission among their peers.
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  • This Hall of Fame is located in a very impressive building which used to belong to an Insurance Company. In the building you will see documentation of the creation of this lovely building and get a se...  more »
  • I came here on a field trip with my kids. I was expecting to learn about all the great people from Oklahoma, including many Native Americans, but the museum has a really low threshold for who they con...  more »
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  • This place has come a long way. I still wish they had the End of the Trail statue in a bigger room so that we could stand afar and admire. It's my favorite. Thanks so much for going to the extended effort of getting this restored. Also, you added someone who is a poet from California, so THANK YOU for that. You think of everything. Blessings to you. It's such a gem!! Love you all and I'll be back soon.
  • I took my childcare center here for a field trip and we loved it sooo much. They had activities for the children and it was so educational. The museum had a lot of historical and informational 4hings and the interactive exhibits were so much fun!
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