900 East Steve Owens Blvd.
Miami, OK 74354
Phone: (918) 542-6631
Fax: (918) 542-7547
Arts & Museums
Preservation of agriculture implements is the centerpiece of this museum.
If you are a car enthusiast, then a visit to Darryl Starbird's National Rod and Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum is a must when in Afton. Spread across 40,000 square feet (3716.12 square meters), this museum is home to more than 50 unique custom built automobiles created by Darryl Starbird and other well known custom car builders. Apart from these life-size models and rotating exhibits, the hall is covered with memorabilia of these beauties. The National Rod and Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum is an ode to all the country's renowned custom car and street rod builders who played a significant part in the world of automobile redesigning.
A 90-minute drive northeast of Tulsa brings you to Grand Lake of the Cherokees, on the southern banks of which sits this incredible outdoor museum. Built by Harvey and Bernice Jones in 1968, this walk-through village contains thousands of artifacts dating back to the turn of the century, housed in over 100 buildings from the same time period. Everything from antique furniture to clothing, tools and glassware are on display, all serving as reminders of yesteryear. The walk is steep at times, so the physically challenged might need help, but this is definitely worth the trip.
A variety of historic items depicting the development of Joplin are on display at this museum, including a 1927 American LaFrance fire engine, an extensive doll collection, a child's play room, and many items from Joplin's historic mining era.
Founded in 1931, this museum houses one of the world's largest collections of lead and zinc ore dating back to Joplin's mining days. You'll also see a large collection of mining tools and equipment at this museum.
Showcasing a variety of incredible artwork, this is a wonderful place to tour.