Explore Historical Treasures at the Greater Southwest Historical Museum
Located inside the old Ardmore National Guard Armory built in 1936 by the WPA, the Greater Southwest Historical Museum tells the captivating history and culture of south-central Oklahoma from early Native Americans in the mid-1800s to the farmers, ranchers and townspeople of present day. The exhibits emphasize pioneer life, oil and gas development, railroad and urban life. Many unique artifacts have been collected from around the area including furniture, furnishings, fashions and equipment from stores, offices, barns and homes. Other major exhibits are housed in three historical wings including the Military Memorial Museum. Plan a visit to the Greater Southwest Historical Museum for an entertaining and educational outing!