Plan Your Visit
Welcome to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and Gaylord-Pickens Museum!
The Museum's interactive exhibits provide visitors the opportunity to experience Oklahoma's history through its people. Visitors meet both famous and everyday Oklahomans whose lives have impacted our state, country and world. The candid nature of the exhibits allows visitors a unique look into the lives of Oklahomans like Reba McEntire, Wiley Post and Mat Hoffman. The faces, voices and spirit of Oklahoma from every walk of life that inhabit the Museum inspires our guests to change the world!.
Our Museum is self-guided and staff are always available to answer questions and provide additional information during your tour. Reservations or appointments are not required. Should you have any questions prior to your visit, please contact our Museum Services Department at 405.235.4458.
Location, Directions & Parking
Located in Midtown, just a few minutes from downtown Oklahoma City, at the corner of NW 13th Street and Shartel Avenue.
1400 Classen Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73106
FREE parking is available in the lot on the north side of the building. Buses and motor coaches should drop passengers off at the entrance to the Edith Kinney Gaylord Garden and park on the north end of the parking lot.
Open to the public hours:
- Tuesday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Sunday & Monday: Closed
The Museum is closed on Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Photography, video or tape recording in the exhibits is only allowed with special permission from the Oklahoma Hall of Fame's staff. Please silence cell phones and devices to refrain from disturbing other guests’ museum experience. Thank you for helping us keep the Gaylord-Pickens Museum safe and enjoyable for all!
Click here for a full list of Guest Guidelines.
Food and Beverges
Outside food and drink, including gum, are prohibited, however, school groups may bring sack lunches to eat on-site if arrangements are made in advance.
The health and safety of our guests and staff continues to be our first priority. Masks are recommended for all guests and visitors. Physical distancing of at least 6 feet is encouraged. Our exhibits and galleries currently have reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. More information can be found on our COVID-19 Policies page.
Those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain reduced admission for their family simply by presenting their SNAP EBT card. This discount is available year-round during normal operating hours. There is no limit on the number of times a family may visit using this discount.
The Oklahoma Hall of Fame is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. We offer FREE Admission every day during public operating hours from May 16, 2020 to September 7, 2020 for all members of the military and their families.
From Memorial Day to Veterans Day, Oklahoma Hall of Fame Servicemembers, will be on display in the Story of the Portraits gallery at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum. This exhibit features the portraits and stories of eight Oklahoma Hall of Fame members who have also courageously served their country: Justice Tom Colbert, Dr. John Montgomery, General Hal Muldrow, General Rita Aragon, Admiral Joseph Clark, Admiral Ray Ackerman, General Jack Merritt, and General Earnest Massad. Free admission will be offered to veterans and activity duty service members and their families during the run of the exhibit.