Osage County Historical Museum - Pawhuska
One of the three museums in and around Pawhuska, the Osage
County Historical Museum is housed in the historic Santa Fe
Depot built in 1922. The museum features exhibits on Indian,
pioneer, oil heritage, Boy Scouts and western heritage. Most
notably, memorabilia and the history of the first U.S. Boy
Scout troop founded in Pawhuska are on exhibit.
Other points of interest located on the museum grounds include
two rail cars actually used by the Santa Fe Railroad between
Kansas and Pawhuska, two gazebos ( one 1890), and a restored
one room school house (Edith Layton School House).
Hours: Monday through Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday and Sunday, 12pm - 5pm
Admission to the museum is free.
Air Conditioned and Wheel Chair Ramps
700 North Lynn Avenue ( One block north of
the only stop light on Main Street - US Hiway 60)
Steam & Gas Engine Show - Pawnee
All roads lead to Pawnee the first full weekend in May for
three days (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) for one of the largest
displays of the giant machines at work in the country ...
The largest in the southwest. A festival of fun, food, arts
and crafts, antiques, flea markets, parades, and entertainment.
A day in times gone by.
The Oklahoma Steam Threshing and Gas engine Association was
originally called the Oklahoma Steam Threshers association
when it was organized in Waukomis, Oklahoma in 1966. It is
a state chartered, non-profit organization dedicated to the
restoration and preservation of the history and agriculture
of the plains states. Each member owns and maintains his own
collection of equipment with restoration done throughout the
year in preparation for demonstrating the farming methods
of the early 1900s.
Admission is $5 for those over age 12, and all proceeds are
used for fuel, advertising, insurance, and building costs.
For more information
Steam Engine Show
P.O. Box 472
Pawnee, OK 74058
Pawnee Chamber of Commerce