Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center
1899 S. Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, OK, 74801
This 36,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility houses the Nation's museum collection, library, Veterans memorial, archives and genealogical research facility, event center and a recording site for the Tribal Heritage Project. The Long Room is used for various events and also occupied with special exhibits. Also on-site is the gift shop filled with hand made Native American products from jewelry to blankets, find that special gift at the Cultural Heritage Center.
Museum Hours: Tues-Fri, 8 am - 5 pm; Sat 10 am - 3 pm
Gift Shop Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm; Sat 10 am - 3 pm
Admission by donation
Country Cottage Primitives Lavender Farm
17206 Walker Road, 3 miles west of hwy 102 on Hardesty Road, 3/4 miles north on Walker Road, Shawnee, OK, 74801
Lavender and its natural calming effects intertwined with cottage charm make the perfect afternoon get away. The cottage features handcrafted gifts, shaker-style furniture and more. Lavender harvesting begins June 1st each year.
Admission is free; Harvest your own bundle of lavender , $7.50/bundle. Regular Business Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00am- 5:30 pm Groups activities available with advance reservations.
Jasmine Moran Children's Museum
1714 Highway 9W, Seminole, OK, 74868
(800) 259-5437, (405) 382-0950
Jasmine Moran Children's Museum is one of America's largest, most unique children's museums. In an imaginary town, 2 to 12 year-olds begin to better understand the world and form ambitions as they role play in dozens of occupations. An 18-foot climbing maze brings out the adventurer in everyone or enjoy a ride on the great SuperSONIC Express.
Tues - Sat 10 am - 5 pm; Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
Closed Modays and the first two weeks after Labor Day
Admission: Children 2 & under free; Ages 3-60 $8.00; Seniors $7.00
Group rates and children's party packages available.
Mabee Gerrer Museum of Art
1900 W. MacArthur Drive, on the campus of St. Gregory's University, Shawnee, OK, 74804
Widely known as the home of the Egyptian mummies and ceremonial objects, this is one of the oldest museums in Oklahoma. The museum was founded by Fr. Gregory Gerrer, O.S.B., a Benedictine monk of considerable artistic talent who traveled throughout the world collecting objects of artistic and ethnological value.
Tues - Sat 10 am - 5 pm; Sun 1 pm - 4 pm; closed Mondays and major holidays
Admission: Adults $5, Sr. Adults 65+ $4, Children 6-17 and students with I.D. $3;
children under 6 free. Group rates and arrangements available.
Mikles Family Farm- Home of the Shawnee Maze & Pumpkin Patch
42610 North Wolverine Road, Located 3 1/3 miles NE of Shawnee, Shawnee, OK, 74804
Get Lost in the Shawnee Maze & Pumpkin Patch! Voted Oklahoma's Best Agri-Tourism Attraction for 2008 at the Governor's Conference on Tourism! Meet the farm animals, take a leap off the hay jump, enjoy a hayride & stroll through the pumpkin patch. Group tours, corporate parties and school field trips available. Open from October to early November each year. Pumpkins and fall items for sale.
Check our calendar for upcoming Mikles Family Farm events!
Tom Mikles, Co-owner of Mikles Family Farm
Pond Pro Shop
7901 N. Kickapoo, Shawnee, OK, 74804
Shawnee lays claim to "water garden capital of Oklahoma" thanks to the ingenious efforts of this local company. The largest water gardening store in Oklahoma, Pond Pro Shop features pond equipment, rock, statuary, pottery, Japanese and domestic Koi & goldfish and aquatic plants. The display gardens and ponds are impressive, inspiring and well worth the trip. Pond Pro Shop also offers a number of free classes on pond building and maintenance throughout the year.
Santa Fe Depot & Museum
614 E. Main, Shawnee, OK, 74801
Glimpse into the history of Pottawatomie County at this turn-of-the-century landmark. Built in 1904, the Depot's Romanesque style resembles a castle, providing a memorable backdrop for photo enthusiasts. Home of the Pottawatomie County Historical Society, the Depot is one of the most photgraphed buildings in Oklahoma.
Tues-Fri 10 am - 4 pm; Sat & Sun 2 pm - 4 pm
Admission: Suggested donation adults $2, children/students $1
The museum is funded entirely by donations/membership