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Oklahoma Culture

Oklahoma celebrates its modern culture, historical Western culture and Native American culture through museums, cultural events and historic sites.

International students in Oklahoma enjoy visiting the National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Museum, the Gilcrease Institute of American History, the Philbrook Art Center, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Woolaroc Museum and the Will Rogers Memorial.

Indian City USA in Anadarko displays authentic Indian dwellings of various plains tribes. Also, many Native American tribes have museums and cultural centers around the state.

Noted historic sites include restored Fort Gibson, the Cherokee Village Complex, Spiro Mounds and the Washita Battlefield.

Oklahoma’s numerous parks and wildlife refuges include the Ouachita National Forest, the Chickasaw National Recreation Area and the Wichita Mountains and
Wildlife Refuge.

Oklahoma provides regular world-class performing arts events including theatre productions and musical arts series featuring orchestra, voice, popular music and dance performances.

Oklahoma’s lakes, golf courses, parks and recreation areas are ideal for outdoor activity. Sports in Oklahoma abound. Baseball, basketball, American football, soccer, ice hockey, gymnastics and wrestling provide weekly excitement throughout the state, especially on university campuses, where sports are a source of pride and entertainment for all students.

For more information, visit www.travelok.com.