June 28, 2020
Oklahoma Hall of Fame Reopens with Free Admission
The Oklahoma Hall of Fame and Gaylord-Pickens Museum will re-open on Tuesday, June 30th, with modified hours of operation and free admission through August 6th. The Gaylord-Pickens Museum will be open to the public on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and on Saturday July 11th, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. These Free Family Fun days will feature themed activities inspired by Virtual Summer Thursdays, so you can plan your visit as your schedule allows and enjoy the fun activities in the Museum, including story time, Oklahomans are Amazing interviews, and fun craft creation. All activities consider social distancing standards. Groups of 10 or more can schedule private tours from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday and should call (405) 235-4458 for details.
Visitors have the opportunity to explore three new exhibits! Featured in the Tulsa World | Lorton Family Gallery, Earth to Sky: The Art of Barbara S. Scott and David Holland, explores the painted cloudscapes and carved sculptures from the two Oklahoma City artists. Further, visitors can experience the fun of the rodeo, weather forecasting, and visiting outer space in Picture Yourself. Finally, guests can learn more about Oklahoma Hall of Fame Service Members and their contributions to military history in the Story of the Portraits Gallery.
Free admission capacities will be monitored to ensure no more than 75 guests are in the facility at a given time during open hours to accommodate social distancing standards. In addition, there are a few changes you will notice the next time you visit:
Masks will be required for all visitors and staff while on Museum grounds.
Limited capacity in the exhibit spaces and galleries. We plan to open with monitored capacity to ensure guests have ample space to observe social distancing.
Enhanced health and safety measures. In addition to required masks, our staff will have their temperatures checked daily.
Increased cleaning and disinfecting. All high-touch areas are being disinfected throughout the day and hand sanitizer will be available for guests.
For the safety and well-being of all of our staff and guests, we ask if you or someone in your household are experiencing any of the following symptoms-cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, and/or loss of taste or smell, please refrain from visiting the Museum and contact your healthcare provider. Thank you for committing to a safe event experience for all guests and staff.
The Oklahoma Hall of Fame will be open for tours with meeting planners and those planning weddings for the remainder of 2020. Please contact Lacey Trent at (405) 523-3206 or email@example.com to schedule a tour. New and revised event policies and procedures related to COVID-19 can be found at oklahomahof.com. Reopening procedures will continue to comply with all health related closures and access orders issued by state and city officials.
Please visit www.oklahomahof.com and social media channels for communication on any changes to operational standards, as well as any date, exhibit, and event updates. We look forward to seeing you soon!