731 S. George Nigh Expwy
McAlester, OK 74501
Phone: (918) 426-4420
Fax: (918) 423-7629
Arts & Museums
Garrard Ardeneum is located in McAlester, Oklahoma. It was established in the year 1990 and is featured on the National Register of Historic Places. This arboretum and museum is a popular tourist attraction in town. Its landscape is replete with verdant gardens and artifacts on local history.
The history of Krebs and of the area by immigrants from Europe and other countries. Coal mine, Native American, and early American cultures are represented in this historic museum.
This museum features a collection of various guns and weapons. Open only by appointment.
Exhibits include "Ol Sparky", Oklahoma's electric chair, as well as many other items pertaining to prisons.