museum store link

Will Rogers Archway

New Will Rogers Video


JOIN TODAY Membership Cover
Will Rogers
Memorial Museums

The Future Begins Here...

By becoming a Member of the Will Rogers Memorial Museums, you will not only receive great benefits, but you will help us share Will Rogers with people around the world. Will was a man of character, innovation, inspiration, optimism, humanitarianism and he was a friend to everyone. There simply was not another American in the 20th century that could equal the life that Will Rogers shared with the world.

Will was unsurpassed at using different forms of media to reach to masses and we want to follow in those footsteps as we strive to meet our Mission. We have youth and senior programs, family events, in-school visits, bus programs, national events and we use podcasts, social media, TV, radio and a variety of other methods to share Will with others.

Your Membership is also vital in helping us collect and preserve the priceless artifacts that help tell his story. Thank you for helping us promote the man that brings out the best in all of us, Will Rogers.


Food Truck Fridays Banner

Every Friday through September


Podcast logo

Our staff will walk you through the life of Will Rogers.

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch

Who was Will Rogers?

He was more than just a cowboy. He was the top male motion picture box-office star, 1933-34-35, as selected by Motion Picture Herald; member, Aviation Hall of Fame, International Polo Hall of Fame, most widely-read syndicated newspaper columnist by 1935; wrote more than 4,000 daily and weekly newspapers columns and dozens of articles for nationally distributed magazines; wrote six books; anchored America's first coast-to-coast radio hookup in 1928; star of highly popular Sunday evening radio program of commentary and entertainment, 1933-1935. Yes, he was more than just a cowboy...
Learn more about

Will Rogers Memorial Museum

Magnificent museum of native limestone overlooking the city of Claremore and honoring famed humorist and philosopher Will Rogers (1879-1935)
• Learn about life, wisdom and humor of Will Rogers, Cherokee cowboy
• Experience his passion as a family man, trick roper, actor, and philanthropist
• Marvel at his saddles, art, memorabilia
• Hear his voice on radio replays
• Stroll the beautiful sunken garden
• Research in our vast library and archives
• Watch one of his 71 motion pictures
Learn more about

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch

      Rambling scenic drive leads to birthplace house of Will Rogers and historic 400-acre ranch
      • Wander the grounds and enjoy the view of beautiful Lake Oologah
      • Step into the two-story house built in 1875
      • View the log-walled room in which Will Rogers was born
      • Pet the goats and burros grazing around the 1879-era barn
      • Picnic under the shade trees while watching the longhorn cattle roam the living history ranch
      Learn more about

Will Rogers Plays Daily in Claremore

Check out the Movie Schedule for the Will Rogers Mini Theatre. Will’s movies show play continuously from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day).
See schedule


Our Mission/Vision

Mission Statement
To collect, preserve, and share the life, wisdom, and humor of Will Rogers for all generations.

  • Vision Statement
    The Will Rogers Memorial Museums are the premier destinations to introduce, showcase, and celebrate the life, legacy, and spirit of Will Rogers.




Helpful Information

  • Hours | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday through Saturday
    (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day)
  • Main Number | 918.341.0719
    Toll-Free | 800.324.9455
    Tours | 918.343.8113
    Special Events | 918.343.8113
    Research | 918.343.8124
    Birthplace Ranch | 918.275.4201
  • Will Rogers Memorial Museum
    1720 West Will Rogers Blvd.
    Claremore, OK 74017
  • Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch
    9501 East 380 Road
    Oologah, OK 74053