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Remodeled Heritage Center boasts interactive history exhibits



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:
" perseverance,
" pioneer spirit,
" optimism,
" generosity and
" individualism.

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


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