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Locust Grove, Oklahoma: Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry

A little interactive museum in a converted machine shop/shed, reportedly even odder than Oklahoma's Tom Mix Museum.

416 E. Main St., Locust Grove, OK
Two blocks east of the intersection of US 412 ALT (Main St.) and OK-82.
Th-Sa, 10-5, Sun 11-3 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry

A humble, yet empowering little place for poetry. The mission of the Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry is to bring poetry and people together, to encourage wordplay and literacy and to provide a space where everyone can have an experience of poetry. The museum displays rotating exhibits focused on exploring creativity through words. The 2021 exhibit is Firewheel Folk: Oklahoma Wildflowers in Poetry and includes many ways to interact and learn about, write, and be inspired by wildflowers. Also, there is a creepy dolls eyes closet.

[Shaun Perkins, 03/28/2021]

Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry.

Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry

I'm not a big poetry or museum person, but I really enjoyed this museum. And don't forget to do the pasture poetry. It really was a treat. This was my treasure for the day!

[Linda, 02/15/2018]
Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry

The Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry is a little interactive museum in a converted machine shop/shed in northeastern Oklahoma. In the museum you can play poker poetry, write in the secret corner, make poetry-wear, go on a poem cache treasure hunt, and more. This place is not just about poetry; it's about rural life, having fun with words, being surprised, and petting lazy hound dogs that live on the property.

[Shaun, 04/25/2013]

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