Our Exhibits

 

Lynn Riggs

Lynn Riggs Exhibit Claremore Museum of History

Lynn Riggs, distinguished playwright and poet, was born on this day, August 31,1899, a few miles south of Claremore in Indian Territory. The famous movie actress, Bette Davis, believed Riggs to be “one of the most important contributors to the American theatre.” The Lynn Riggs Exhibit in the Claremore Museum of History showcases his legacy.


Patti Page

Patti Page Exhibit. Claremore Museum of History

The Claremore History Museum unveiled the Patti Page Exhibit Friday, May 15, 2015.  A reception marked the occasion with  a speech by  Dr. Bob Blackburn, executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society. Peggy Layton (Patti’s sister); and Tim Akers (Patti’s nephew) were there to commemorate the occasion.
 

Stuart Roosa Astronaut

Stuart Roosa Exhibit Claremore Museum of History

 

 

 

 

Stuart Roosa Exhibit  Did you know that one of only 24 people to travel to the Moon is from Claremore? Stuart Roosa was the Command Module Pilot for the Apollo 14 mission, which was the third mission to land astronauts on the Moon. The mission lasted from January 31 to February 9, 1971. During this time, Roosa spent 33 hours in solo orbit around the Moon, conducting an extensive series of experiments. Roosa also served on Apollo 16 and Apollo 17. Throughout his career at NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration, he logged 5,500 hours of flying time and 217 hours in space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Other Exhibits Include

Claremore Schools

Claremore Schools Exhibit Claremore Museum of History

 

City of Claremore

Claremore City Exhibit

 


Claremore City History

Claremore City History

Full Claremore City Exhibit

Full City Exhibit Claremore Museum of History