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Ponca City, Oklahoma: Marland Mansion - Oil Museum, Sculptor Museum

The opulent prairie estate of oil baron E. W. Marland contains a museum about the regional oil boom and his company. A museum sculptor Bryant Baker's work includes a gallery of his Presidents sculpture models, and details on his giant pioneer woman sculpture south of the mansion.

Marland Estate Mansion

901 Monument Rd, Ponca City, OK
Northeast side of town, east of US Hwy 77. From the Pioneer Woman Monument, take Monument Rd northeast for a half mile, mansion on right.
Daily 10-5, Su 1-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Marland Mansion - Oil Museum, Sculptor Museum

Oil baron E. W. Marland's 43,581 square ft. palace on the prairie built in 1925. A National historic landmark.

[Ginger, 06/03/2012]

Oklahoma's equivalent of the Hearst Mansion or the Biltmore Estate. Includes several sub-museums: the Marland Oil Museum chronicles the oil boom to the company's takeover by Conoco. There's also a museum about the work of sculptor Bryant Baker, who created Ponca City's 17-ft tall bronze pioneer woman. A wax figure of Baker stands in a gallery of his models and busts, including a President's Gallery.

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