EDUCATION &
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GALLERY GUIDED TOURS
Est. Time: 1 Hour
All Ages
Tour led by staff member or docent



Est Time: 1 Hour
Grades K-8
Built on primary sources, this program takes grade
school students through the difficulties and choices
faced by Oklahoma pioneers. Working in teams, the students experience disappointments

and triumphs as they race to stake one of the limited claims offered through a fun, fast
paced, interactive board game.



Est Time: 1 Hour
Grades: K-12
Cost: $3.00 per Student

The Scavenger Hunt Program requires students to search the exhibits looking for
historical facts and themes. They are encouraged to work in pairs to promote
discussion time. The Scavenger Hunt is followed by discussion time where the correct
answers are given and to ask questions. The docent or staff member leading the
group will go into further detail explaining the significance of each question.









Est Time: 1 Hour
Grades: 4th -Adults

What is a Sooner? Find out in the light-hearted and humorous approach to
first-person gallery theatre. Students will be engaged in a conversation with a
"Sooner" as he explains the Whys and How's of coming to the Unassigned Lands
in 1889.



Est Time: 1 Hour
Grades: 7-12
Cost Off Site: $100.00 Plus Mileage

Kate Barnard was a savvy politician and fantastic public speaker. Her profound influence
on Oklahoma politics is still evident today. This interactive lecture program is designed
around her lectures, letters, speeches, newspaper editorials and public debates teaches
students about Kate Barnard, Oklahoma's first female elected official, and the legacy of
her work. Kate's work covers Progressive Era topics including child labor, prison reform,
care for the poor, and compulsory education.

Note: This program is also available as an off site program or as a first-person living
history presentation. The living history program is better suited for adults.



Museum Staff is available for speaking engagements or educational seminars. Topics
include: The Land Run of 1889; The care and preservation of family photos, quilts, and
clothing; Elmer McCurdy: Outlaw Mummy; The Preservation Movement in Guthrie; David L.
Payne and the Boomers; The Cattle Industry in Indian Territory; Finding your Land Run
Ancestor; Mae Hughes Peebles and the Oklahoma Constitution; African-Americans in the
Territories; Lethal to Ingest: Patient Medicines; Women of the Turn of the Century;
U.S. Land Policy.

If you are interested, please call the Museum Director to discuss available
options at 405-282-1889.
OKLAHOMA OR BUST
SCAVENGER HUNT
CHAT WITH A SOONER
405.282.1889
GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA 73044
KATE BARNARD: IN HER OWN WORDS
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
We offer numerous tours and educational programs
dedicated to the exploration of many subjects
related to the history of Oklahoma. In addition, we

offer programs related to the preservation of historic
artifacts. Reservations are required for all programs.
Kate Barnard
Adult Programs $10.00                    Programs for Children  $5.00
SPECIAL PROGRAMS