Anadarko Basin Museum - Route 66, Elk City, Oklahoma, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 35° 24.714 W 099° 24.285
14S E 463251 N 3918797
Quick Description: Anadarko Basin Museum Of Natural History - Housed in the old Casa Grande Hotel, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995. Located alongside The Mother road in Elk City, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 3/20/2015 3:11:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMNHZ3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member MikeGolfJ3
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Long Description:
Anadarko Basin Museum Of Natural History:
"Housed in the old Casa Grande Hotel and was the site of a 1931 national Route 66 conference. Artifacts and displays include area rocks, minerals, fossils, oil and gas history and assorted First Nation paintings and beadwork with a gift shop adjunct." Text Source: (visit link)

The museum is run by volunteers so will open by appointment. Closed legal holidays. Group tours by arrangement; handicapped accessible; motorcoach parking. Admission free.
Location: 204 N Main, 107 E 3rd (Old Route 66), Elk City Oklahoma 73644 Telephone 405-243-0437

"The Deep Anadarko Basin of Western Oklahoma is one of the most prolific gas provinces of North America. Wells drilled here have been among the world's deepest." Text Source: (visit link)
Theme:
Natural History - displaying rocks, minerals, fossils, oil and gas history, & paintings.


Street Address:
204 North Main, Elk City, OK 73644


Food Court: no

Gift Shop: yes

Hours of Operation:
By appointment. Closed legal holidays. Group tours by arrangement; Telephone 405-243-0437


Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

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