Museum of the Great Plains, Lawton

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The Museum of the Great Plains is a children's museum located in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA. The museum’s major exhibits reveal the diverse cultures inhabiting the Great Plains region beginning with the arrival of the Paleo-Indians known as the Clovis culture at approximately 11,500 BCE. A variety of educational programs are offered year around.

The museum is one of five partner museums in the Oklahoma Museum Network.
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  • We have a 5yr old, 10 yr old, 16 yr old, and a 17 yr old. We all loved every second at this place inside and outside exhibits. This place is a must see! GO OUT OF YOUR WAY TO GET HERE!! The tornado...  more »
  • Really nice people in the outdoor exhibits. They know their stuff! Kids will like all the hands on exhibits inside.  more »
  • There is a good overall survey of life on the plains, along with a tornado experience, general store, black and white photo exhib, outdoor train and outside village.  more »
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  • What a great place, with all of the hands on activities your kids will love it. The tornado simulator maybe a bit much for younger children but as for the rest it's a must. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. The souvenir store was a bit small and as a result it didn't offer much. Overall it's a place where learning is fun.
  • This is one of the best hidden treasures of Lawton. There is so much to play and explore here. My kids could come here repeatedly and not get bored. Everything is hands on, made for children to learn and explore. Comfy chairs are placed throughout which makes it pleasant for parents. Staff was friendly, too!
  • Top notch! Excellent presentation of historical and current everyday life in Lawton and Southwest Oklahoma. Fun for the kids with hands-on activities and fun for the whole family. Family membership, for up to five , $99.00 is a bargain.
  • Awesome place! Family oriented. It has very knowledgeable employees. What impressed me the most was the tornado simulator. It is a “shelter” where you go in just as you would around here. It is intense, so I wouldn’t go in with very young children. It can be scary. Also, lots of interactive games for kids. It reminds me of a children’s museum,but it also has very interesting things to learn for the parents. A must visit.
  • This is one of the BEST places to take the family! It is a very hands-on, fun and educational experience for kids and adults of ALL ages. This was our second trip, and we will continue to come back every few years as our kids grow. They love it... and so do we!!!

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