At the Stillwater History Museum, new exhibits open throughout the year, allowing for a different experience each time you visit.  

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Stillwater and World War I

This exhibit highlights Stillwater’s role in supporting the war efforts including the creation of the Payne County Council of Defense.  The exhibit talks about several war support programs and features items from Stillwater’s residents who served in the Great War including Oscar David Houston and Myatt W. Myatt.  The exhibit also includes an interactive for visitors to learn a little about the trench combat that dominated World War I.

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Summertime Fun

Remember when you were a kid and summer was the best time of the year? We want you to relive those memories with our new exhibit “Summertime Fun." This exhibit will take you back to summertime traditions of family times at our lakes, splashing in the water at Crystal Plunge pool, and  keeping cool in area movie theaters. No matter how you enjoyed spending your summers, this exhibit will have something for you.   

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Now on Display at the Yale Public Library  - The Life of Boom and Bust Oil Towns in Payne County 

The new exhibit "The Life of Boom and Bust Oil Towns in Payne County" explores the rise and fall of the oil industry in Oklahoma. From the first spewing geyser to the disappearance of "black gold," the Stillwater History Museum will take you every step of the way.


Visit us to see all of our current exhibits