Arcadia, Oklahoma: Famous Round Barn

The caretaker at Arcadia's Red Round Barn, who is an expert on round barns, loves to talk about round barns.
Address:
11250 E. Highway 66, Arcadia, OK
Directions:
In town, on the north side of Rt 66.
Hours:
Gift shop 10 am - 5 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
405-396-0824
Admission:
Free.
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Round Barn.

Famous Round Barn

Hundred years barn. No AC inside but lots of old memorabilia and a souvenir shop. During the summer it's really hot. You can see all the bricks from hundred years ago, and also pictures of barns around the world.

[Gin, 08/01/2017]

Round Barn upstairs.

World's Largest Round Barn

There's no elevator and very steep stairs to get to the upstairs area of the historic barn. The dome ceiling is constructed in a basket weave design. Pretty impressive. I think they rent it out for special events.

[vicki stevison, 09/04/2014]

Round Barn.

"Butch" at the Arcadia Round Barn

Butch does tours Tuesday-Saturday. Another great character is Sam -- dressed in cowboy gear, he works on Mondays. Sam also owns the old filling station down Route 66.

[Ron Renken, 08/06/2011]
Red Round Barn

For the past few months the Red Round Barn -- a traditional stop for travelers cruising Route 66 -- has been at the center of a simmering controversy. A big city media company bought a tiny plot of land next to the barn and erected a 40-foot-tall billboard on it. The Arcadia historical society says that the billboard blocks views of the barn from Route 66 and gets into everyone's photos. The big city media company said it will gladly move the billboard -- if its opponents pay for it. The barn boosters say they don't have that kind of money.

[Roadsideamerica.com Team, 07/25/2011]
Round Barn

Just like it sounds, it's a round barn, with a gift shop attached. It's picturesque, sorta, but I'm not sure it would have much of a draw beyond roadside attraction junkies if it wasn't: A. Located on Route 66 and, B. Walking distance from Pop's Soda Ranch. If you're at one, hey, might as well see the other.

[Brendan R., 03/20/2011]

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Pops - World's Largest Pop BottlePops - World's Largest Pop Bottle, Arcadia, OK - < 1 mi.
OK County 66OK County 66, Arcadia, OK - 2 mi.
Ruins Of 1920s Filling StationRuins Of 1920s Filling Station, Arcadia, OK - 3 mi.
In the region:
Folk Art Protest Signs, Perry, OK - 44 mi.

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