Will Rogers
Trick roper; Ziegfeld Follies; Newspaperman; Radio Pundit; Philosopher; Movie Star...

Will Rogers Memorial Museum
in Claremore, OK

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch
in Oologah, OK

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Will Rogers Archway

New Will Rogers Video

 

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Experience life as it was in Indian Territory during the 1880s.
Take part in many hands-on activities and enjoy the beauty of the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch located on the shores of Lake Oologah.

 

A wonderful video about Will Rogers and Baseball.

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Every Friday through September

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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...
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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
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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
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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).
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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.

 

 

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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