The Oklahoma Heritage Center at 201 N.W. 14th recently reopened its doors in May after five years of renovations, and it tells the story of Oklahomans through high-tech, interactive exhibits.
"The goal of the Oklahoma Heritage Center is to bring Oklahoma's colorful history to life through the state's greatest asset "¦ its people," said Shannon Nance, Oklahoma Heritage Association president, in a press release.
The main exhibits are custom-built to represent the five characteristics that comprise an Oklahoman, according to the center:
" pioneer spirit,
" generosity and
Other exhibits include a 12-minute film about everyday Oklahomans and a "Tell Your Story" exhibit where people can record accounts about their own heritage.
The center is open every day but Mondays. Tickets are $7 for adults, and $5 for seniors and students. Children age 5 and under get in free. For more information, call 235-4458. "CJ Macklin