Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

Museum, Monument / Landmark, and Plaza
620 N Harvey Ave (at NW 5th St), Arts District, Oklahoma City, OK 73102, United States
Hours:
Closed until 9:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–6:00 PM
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Yes (incl. Visa)

The Memorial and Museum is dedicated to educating visitors about the impact of violence, informing about events surrounding the bombing, and inspiring hope and healing through lessons learned by those affected.

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    Theodore K.
    "The grounds are truly haunting, day or night."(4 Tips)
    Ray E.
    "A beautiful tribute."(2 Tips)
    Scott D.
    "best thing in OKC"(2 Tips)
    Sam S.
    "fence on the West side of the Memorial grounds"(2 Tips)
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  • Pablo S.

    We come to remember those who killed, those who survived & those changed forever. May all who leave here know the impact of violence. May this memorial offer comfort, strength, peace, hope & serenity.

    Pablo Spencer · April 13
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  • Jeff J.

    Take your time. Remember.

    Jeff Johnson · March 29
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  • Andrew R.

    The museum has just installed new interactive exhibits, which do a great job of expanding on the story. If you've been before, come again to see what's new.

    Andrew Raker · January 14
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  • Adam H.

    Very educational and moving. Worth the ticket price.

    Adam Hickey · November 28, 2014
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  • South B.

    RIP my colleagues.

    South Bounded · November 9, 2014
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  • South B.

    Here 1time

    South Bounded · October 9, 2014
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  • Jason C.

    This is a must for out of towners.

    Jason Colvin · September 5, 2014
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  • Karl J.

    Very good displays in museum!

    Karl Jacobson · September 2, 2014
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  • Dirty B.

    Really well done

    Dirty Bird · August 10, 2014
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  • James C.

    It's an amazing museum that takes you through the days events in a very unique way. Memorial is awe inspiring and a must see in Oklahoma.

    James C · August 8, 2014
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  • Margo P.

    "We see ourselves in this place-the face of someone changed forever by what happened here." The National Parks System FAQS page about the Memorial will help answer your questions about symbolism, etc.

    Margo Pitts · June 29, 2014
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  • Joseph K.

    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oklahoma_City_National_Memorial

    Joseph K · May 15, 2014
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  • Joseph K.

    http://m.oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org/

    Joseph K · May 15, 2014
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  • alina m.

    Beautiful and humbling experience

    alina mcdonald · December 28, 2013
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  • Kimmmm

    Like an outdoor art museum. Prettiest thing in OKC. Felt sage walking alone at night.

    Kimmmm · October 27, 2013
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  • Justin W.

    A moving monument to a terrible event. If you go, go at around 2am. City is quiet, no traffic and the lit-up chairs pop out to your eye. Very emotional and great time for reflection.

    Justin W. · August 5, 2013
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  • Annemarie C.

    This is a must-see experience.

    Annemarie Clarke · July 6, 2013
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  • Lizz H.

    Sobering, sad, eye opening, but a must-see. You could spend the whole day here. Don't miss the museum. They've done a beautiful job presenting, replicating many of the moments and history of the day.

    Lizz H. 🌴 · May 22, 2013
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  • Sandy W.

    Be sure to make time to hear one of the rangers tell the story behind the monument - fascinating, educational and entertaining.

    Sandy Weaver Carman · May 4, 2013
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  • Bob R.

    Museum is free on the anniversary of the event.

    Bob Roth · April 19, 2013
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  • C-SPAN

    Before the bombing the Survivor Tree served as the only shade in the parking lot. Now the tree, that is older than 80 years, serves as a rallying point and symbol for the memorial. Read more

    C-SPAN · November 6, 2012
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  • Mark C.

    The tour in the museum is one of the most jarring experiences of my life. I couldn't shake the images for a month. You MUST visit here. The grounds are both gorgeous and sobering.

    Mark Cunningham · September 1, 2012
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  • Julie T.

    Beware of the Memorial Parking lot, upper deck ($5), across the street will ruin the underside of your car.

    Julie Taylor · July 9, 2012
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  • Raquel

    Try to schedule extra time to check out the museum.

    Raquel · July 6, 2012
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  • Sarah W.

    An absolutely beautiful commemoration to those lost and affected by the OKC Bombing. The perfect kind of place for reflection where you can educate yourself and feel the weight of the history.

    Sarah Wainio · June 6, 2012
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  • Suzanne E J.

    Make sure you look at the big tree that survived the bombing. It's amazing to see

    Suzanne E Jones · June 3, 2012
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  • Austin W.

    Site of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in 1995 which killed 169 people

    Austin Westermann · June 2, 2012
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  •  Deon P.

    Visit at night time

     Deon Parcon · March 8, 2012
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  • ARA

    buenos dias...madrugador

    ARA · March 3, 2012
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  • TravelOK

    History will tell the story of a place whose people bonded together and how the whole world came to know it as "The Heartland". The memorial grounds that lay between the Gates of Time will move you. Read more

    TravelOK · January 27, 2012
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  • Topher

    Cool during the day, absolutely AMAZING at night!

    Topher · January 3, 2012
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  • Theodore K.

    Some years have passed since this tragedy. But it all comes flooding back at this place. My wife and I cried on the first visit. The grounds are truly haunting, day or night. Bring a good camera.

    Theodore Kim · December 1, 2011
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  • Avanti💋 K.

    Whether you come here at night or during the day, it will have a pretty big impact. 168 empty chairs tends to do that.

    Avanti💋 Kunamneni · September 3, 2011
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  • Jake S.

    A truly beautiful tribute to this tragic event.

    Jake Smith · August 29, 2011
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  • Billy G.

    This was our favorite part of our trip to OKC. And definitely go see the grounds at night. Read more

    Billy Goforth · August 5, 2011
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  • Ray E.

    Humbling. A beautiful tribute. Very moving. Take your time.

    Ray Etzo · August 5, 2011
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  • N

    Go at sunset. Stay until its dark. I added a bunch of pictures so you can see the change.

    N · July 30, 2011
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  • Seth Y.

    Great place to go at night and reflect... The museum is touching

    Seth Yates · July 7, 2011
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  • Matt D.

    The consensus seems to be to come at night, but I came during the day, and I highly recommend it. This is an absolutely beautiful memorial, and if you're nearby you must come visit it. The Field of

    Matt Dicker · May 31, 2011
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  • Kelly O.

    Is such a peaceful place. I went there in 2006. I was an exchange foreign student and was living in Seminole by that year.

    Kelly Oliveira · March 24, 2011
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  • Julielyn

    Make sure to see it at night, and if you can, arrange for a local resident who was around in '95 to show you around, adds a whole new level to the experience.

    Julielyn · March 13, 2011
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  • Steve T.

    Sobering experience. One you should not miss if you have the opportunity.

    Steve Talbott · March 1, 2011
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  • sophie s.

    You'll remember it always!

    sophie stevens · February 14, 2011
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  • Scott D.

    This is the best thing in OKC, make sure you go inside the museum, it is done very well. Visit the grounds at sunset.

    Scott Diebold · November 6, 2010
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  • John C.

    Give yourself at least 2 hours here.

    John Chung · October 19, 2010
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  • Tony T.

    Visiting here on my way through, was a moving and surreal experience. They will always be remembered.

    Tony T · October 8, 2010
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  • Brendan J.

    Saw this in the very early morning just as the sun was starting to shine, breathtaking!!!

    Brendan Jensen · September 3, 2010
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  • TravelOK

    See the Museum during the day, but return to see the grounds at night too. Find a coupon for $2 off Museum admission at http://www.travelok.com/printable-coupons. Read more

    TravelOK · August 26, 2010
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  • Joe S.

    Consider going on Sunday 1PM to 6PM. Lots of easy and free parking. The Memorial and Museum are a sobering experience. Hope is in the air. Read more

    Joe S · July 12, 2010
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  • Elizabeth B.

    A somber, quiet place to reflect...

    Elizabeth Baldwin · June 28, 2010
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