The Claremore Museum of History is currently working on a very exciting project highlighting black leaders and events that helped shape our community. Our Black History Exhibit “Building Heritage, History and Hope” is currently in the design process with plans to unveil June 19th. We are asking for your help. Please consider a donation today.… Read More


Continuing our Justice Journal posts as part of Claremore MoH celebrating Black History Month, please enjoy the excerpts from a Claremore Daily Progress article written by Larry Larkin and published March 22, 2009. The article was following an interview with Gerome Riley, longtime Claremore resident who is helping the MoH develop our Black History Exhibit.… Read More


Below is the report from renowned conservation expert Kate Galatian TYPES OF DAMAGE• Most paintings were very dirty with dust and grime.• A layer of Nicotine was present on several paintings causing a yellow discoloration.• Two paintings had pest damage• Cracking of the paint layer was seen through out the paintings… Read More


During our “I LOVE you MoH” week we will be having a Kids Valentines Day Party from 11 – 2 on Saturday Feb 13th at the Museum. Activities will include: * Cookies & Cupcakes* Valentine Card Crafts* Drawing for Floral Arrangement* Snoopy ” A Home Made Valentine” Movie* Scavenger Hunt* Photo Booth**Sponsored by Wildflour Baking… Read More


Today is a special day. After 41 years working with an amazing team of people to collect, preserve, and share Oklahoma history, it is my last day of public service. There are many things I will miss, such as bringing in collections, collaborating on exhibits and publications, launching new projects, giving speeches across the state,… Read More


New Year, New Programing Remember a year ago when we were all cheering on the start of the roaring ‘20s? It was going to be a spectacular year, ringing in a spectacular decade. Well, it didn’t work out that way. Instead, it became a year full of disease, pain, and reckoning with unabashed connectivity but with… Read More


We will be offering yoga sessions Wednesday evenings from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. beginning on January 6th. The sessions will be overseen by Dr. Sonya E. Munsell of Rogers State University. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 restrictions, we can only fit about ten participants in the museum at a time. Participation slots are available on… Read More


Saturday Night Cancelled Save the Date Nov 20th & 21st 6-9 pm. Claremore Museum of History is participating in this year’s 25th anniversary of Dickens on the Boulevard.  The Gazebo and skyline of downtown Claremore historic district will be outlined in lights.   There will be live reindeer and sleigh in Lynn Riggs Park, reindeer… Read More


For our last Rogers County Farmer’s Market, we have Wild Flour Baking Co. offering cupcake decorating at the Claremore Museum of History! Special thank you to our regulars, Stephanie Wilson Wise and her daughter, for participating!… Read More


We are pleased to announce the completion of the NASA Apollo Saturn V LEGO set by Jr. Curator Blake Stroble! Blake is a third grader from Verdigris Lower Elementary School. This specific LEGO set is 1,969 pieces, measuring over 39 inches tall, and designed for ages 14+. As a nine-year-old, Blake was confident he could… Read More


Thanks Bilby Family and Sequoyah Public School of Claremore ! Student artists at Sequoyah Public Schools brought history to life on a piano they donated to the Claremore Museum of History. The piano is decorated with the theme of Rogers County, prominently highlighting the schools, tribes and historical figures that contributed to putting Claremore, Oklahoma… Read More