The Henryetta Territorial Museum features exhibits and programming that highlight the history and culture of Henryetta, Oklahoma. The museum is housed in the original Henryetta High School building (1903), preserved to house the museum and exhibits. The museum contains area history from all decades focusing on Henryetta. Collections include early historical documents from the formation of Henryetta, records of early pioneers settling in Henryetta. The museum also features exhibits of native Henryettans: Cowboy Champion of The World, Jim Shoulders; Actress, Alice Ghostley, NFL Hall of Fame, Troy Aikman and others. The museum also has a vast collection of photographs from The Joseph W. Hardin collection. Admission to the museum is free. Donations are greatly appreciated.
The Henryetta Territorial Museum, besides being the first school, also served as Henryetta’s first public library, First Presbyterian Church, VFW, American Legion, Boy Scout headquarters, Red Cross headquarters, dentist office and courtroom. It now, once again, plays an important role in the community as a center of activities and a major tourist attraction for our town.
The Henryetta Museum is open daily Monday-Friday 9 am – 4 pm. Saturday 9 am – 6 pm. Sunday: Closed