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Edmond Historical Society & Museum

Edmond Attractions, Historic Places & Meetings

Housed in the Old Edmond Armory, built by the WPA in 1936, listed on the National Register of Historical Places in 1991. The museum gallery features thematic permanent exhibits that include information and artifacts related to Native Americans, Pioneers and Early Edmond; agriculture, education, commerce, City Government, athletics,  and religion. With over 39,000 photographs, documents and artifacts from the days of Oklahoma Territory and the 1889 Land Run through today. Temporary and traveling exhibits keep the museum alive and changing. The Children’s Learning Center and interactives throughout the gallery invite hands-on discovery for all ages. The Research Library contains over 5,000 books and  provides opportunities for genealogical and historic  exploration. Admission is always free. Donations are appreciated.

Upcoming Events:

Once Upon a Playground

Tue, January 30Fri, March 162018-01-302018-03-16 | Edmond Historical Society & Museum431 S. Boulevard, Edmond, OK 73034
Playgrounds occupy a special place in childhood; whether swings, slides, climbing towers or all of the above. Adults and children... Playgrounds occupy a special place in childhood; whether swings, slides, climbing towers or all of the above. Adults and children alike find playgrounds to be magical places where imagination can literally run free. Trends and themes vary with the times but the lure of a playground entices us all to stay and play awhile. This exhibit brings together more than 60 illustrations and photographs, contemporary and historic, of playgrounds creating a virtual tour through 50 years of classic playgrounds.   EHS&M will be the first and possibly only Oklahoma stop for the exhibit.  

Work, Fight, Give: American Relief Posters of WWII

Thu, July 5Thu, August 162018-07-052018-08-16 | Edmond Historical Society & Museum431 S. Boulevard, Edmond, OK 73034
The impact of war reaches far beyond the soldiers on the front lines. It ravages the lives and homes of those who live in battle... The impact of war reaches far beyond the soldiers on the front lines. It ravages the lives and homes of those who live in battle torn countries. It disrupts families and communities for years after the fighting has stopped. The posters, photographs and artworks features in this exhibit were created to raise awareness of the impact of World War II throughout the world. Many of America’s top artists, including Grant Wood and James Montgomery Flagg, donated their time and talent to illustrate the range of efforts organized to help the many areas and people affected by World War II.   EHS&M is currently the only Oklahoma stop for this exhibit.