At the Stillwater History Museum new exhibits open throughout the year, allowing for a different experience each time you visit. This fall the museum is proud to present three new exhibits, which will be on display until summer of 2018. Stay tuned for the Study of Civil War Quilts 1850-1865 traveling show this winter and our new oil exhibit this spring. Visit often to keep learning about new chapters of Stillwater's history.
How Dry Was It? Prohibition in Stillwater
When you hear the word prohibition, most people imagine the roaring ‘20s filled with bootleg liquor and social excess, but not all parts of the US reacted in the same manner. Oklahoma was a dry state well before 1919, and it stayed dry long after the rest of the country repealed Prohibition in 1933. “How Dry Was It? Prohibition in Stillwater” will guide visitors from the Territorial period through today, as they explore Oklahoma’s prohibition past.
Inside the fallout shelter: Civil Defense in Stillwater
The Stillwater History Museum’s new exhibit, “Inside the Fallout Shelter: Civil Defense in Stillwater” showcases the history of Stillwater’s Civil Defense Agency and gives visitors a glimpse of being inside a fallout shelter.
Behind the Scenes Action
Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes inside a museum? At the Stillwater History Museum we want you to find out. Come visit us in our new open work space to catch us inventorying items, processing new donations, or working on our next exhibit.