Museums in Stillwater

As I child, my parents always took me to museums and I loved it. I didn’t realize it then, but It’s a great way to make an educational trip fun and it’s affordable. If you have the time, I definitely suggest visiting one of the 6 local museums in Stillwater.

      Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History

Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the history of Stillwater, Oklahoma, the Sheerar Museum seeks to increase public interest in and knowledge of Stillwater history. The Museum features exhibits about Stillwater and Payne County from the first land run that opened Oklahoma Territory for settlement in 1889 to the end of the twentieth century. The museum also features temporary exhibits examining specific subjects and themes are changed annually.

  • Tuesday – Friday 11am to 5pm
  • Closed Mondays and Sunday
  • Free Admission

405- 377-0359 ; 702 S. Duncan St, Stillwater, OK 74074 


      Oklahoma WONDERtorium 

The Oklahoma WONDERtorium of Stillwater, Oklahoma, is an award-winning children’s museum and we’re all about learning through play. With interactive exhibits, year-round special events, and after-school programming.

  • Tuesday – Saturday 10am-5pm
  • Sunday 1pm – 5pm
  • Closed Monday
  • Admission: $7 per person 

405-533-3333 ; 308 W. Franklin Ln, Stillwater, OK 74075


      Gardiner Art Gallery

The Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History at Oklahoma State University is dedicated to excellence in the education of all forms of art creation, art history, and design. We have excellent facilities for painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and small metals, digital photo and video, two-dimensional and three-dimensional design, graphic design, illustration, typography, and art history.

  • Monday – Friday 8am-5pm
  • Saturday 12pm – 5pm
  • Closed Sunday
  • Free Admission 

405-744-6016 ; 108 Bartlett Center, Stillwater, OK 74078


     National Wrestling Hall of Fame 

Modest facility illustrating the history of wrestling, including a film on Olympian Dan Gable.

  • Monday- Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Closed Saturday & Sunday
  • Free Admission

405-3775243 ; 405 W. Hall of Fame Ave, Stillwater, OK 74078


    Postal Plaza Gallery 

Oklahoma State University Museum of Art is a teaching museum, passionately committed to providing opportunities for students to experience art through exhibitions and programs that enhance the academic mission of the university. In its galleries on campus and in the community, the OSU Museum of Art seeks to engage audiences with dynamic programs and access to a growing collection of original art that serves as a resource for the study of art and its history by the campus, community, and the people of Oklahoma.

  • Monday – Saturday 11am- 5pm
  • Closed Sunday
  • Free Admission

405- 744- 2780 ; 720 S. Husband St, Stillwater, OK 74078


       Washington Irving Trail Museum

 You will be pleasantly surprised when you discover one of Oklahoma’s best-kept secrets – an off-the-beaten-path museum filled with exhibits about Oklahoma’s fascinating past, as well as a large room of History's Forgotten Treasures that is sure to amaze any visitor. You will learn about early-day explorers, lawmen and outlaws, a Civil War battle, and the beginning of country music. The Gerald Johnson wing includes an extensive collection of early Southwestern Indian artifacts. 

  •  Wednesday – Saturday 10am-5pm
  • Sunday 1pm-5pm
  • Closed Monday & Tuesday
  • Free Admission

 405-624-9130 ; 3913 S. Mehan Rd, Ripley, OK 74062