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Will Rogers Memorial Museum

1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard
Claremore, OK 74017
800-324-9455
wrinfo@willrogers.com
Executive Director: Tad Jones
Museum Admission
Adults$7.00
Seniors (62+)$5.00
Military$5.00
Children (6-17) $3.00
Children 5 and underFree
MembersFree
Hours
Sunday–Saturday10 am to 5 pm
Seasonal Hours
Nov 11–March 1
Wednesday–Sunday10 am to 5 pm
ClosedThanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Birthplace Ranch

9501 East 380 Road
Oologah, OK 74053
800-324-9455
wrinfo@willrogers.com
Executive Director: Tad Jones
Birthplace Admission
Free-donations accepted
Hours
Sunday–Saturday 10 am to 5 pm
Seasonal Hours
Nov 11–March 1
Wednesday–Sunday10 am to 5 pm
ClosedThanksgiving Day
Christmas Day


Use of drones over Oklahoma Historical Society property is not permitted without written approval of the facility director.

Will Rogers Memorial Museum

With Will Rogers's untimely death in 1935, debate began quickly on how to honor America's Cowboy Philosopher. Discussion on the location of where to build a monument was at the top of the list.

With the help of Betty Rogers, the Oklahoma Legislature and thousands of individual donors, the Will Rogers Memorial in Claremore, Oklahoma, opened to the public on November 4, 1938.

The beautiful limestone facility houses the largest collection of Will Rogers memorabilia in the world and all of his writings. The Museum has twelve galleries, a children's museum, theater, and library. The grounds also have a lovely sunken garden where Will Rogers, his wife Betty, and several family members are entombed.

To learn more about the Will Rogers Memorial and the Birthplace Ranch visit www.willrogers.com




Birthplace Ranch

The Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch is a short drive north to Oologah. This 400-acre living ranch, named the Dog-Iron Ranch by Will, has longhorn cattle, goats, donkeys, horses, and a peacock.

The centerpiece of the Ranch is the "White House on the Verdigris," the home where Will Rogers was born. As you visit the house you can hear Will Rogers Jr. describe life on the Ranch.

At the Birthplace Ranch you can stroll the grounds, see the room where Will Rogers was born, have a picnic lunch, and enjoy the wonderful view over Oologah Lake.