Museum of the Western Prairie

Designed to resemble the half-dugout homes of early settlers, the Museum of the Western Prairie chronicles the history of Southwest Oklahoma. Visitors can learn about geologic uplifts & ancient seas, irrigated farming & the Altus Air Force Base. Visitors can also follow the activities of Native Americans, frontier soldiers, cowboys & homesteaders. Days/Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 9am to 5pm.

On-Site Activities

  • Group Tours



Take Hwy 283 S. into Altus. Turn E. on Falcon Road and go .5 of a mi. to Memorial Dr. Turn S. on Memorial Dr. into the museum parking area.


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