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Happy 125th birthday, Oklahoma City! Several attractions offering free admission to residents

by Brandy McDonnell and Oklahoma City Museum of Art Published: April 22, 2014
Oklahoma City National Memorial (The Oklahoman Archive photo)
Oklahoma City National Memorial (The Oklahoman Archive photo)

Several Oklahoma City tourist attractions will celebrate the city’s 125th birthday today by offering free admission to city residents.

Visitors should bring identification or a water bill to prove Oklahoma City residency, reports

Participating venues include Science Museum Oklahoma, Henry Overholser Mansion, Red Earth Museum, the American Banjo Museum, Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, ASA Hall of Fame complex and the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory at Myriad Gardens.

City officials had earlier announced free admission would be open to all who visited the venues, but announced the residency requirement on Monday, according to


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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