Museum of the Great Plains (MGP) Celebrates 50th Anniversary

. August 30, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Museum of the Great Plains (MGP) is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary. The museum’s newest exhibit, ‘The First Fifty’, showcases some important people and moments since opening its doors.

The Museum of the Great Plains is a history museum located in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA. The museum’s major exhibits reveal the diverse cultures inhabiting the Great Plains region beginning with the arrival of the Paleo-Indians known as the Clovis culture at approximately 11,500 BCE. A variety of educational programs are offered year around. The museum is one of five partner museums in the Oklahoma Museum Network.

The Museum of the Great Plains is dedicated to the collection, preservation, research, interpretation and exhibition of items pertaining to the cultural and natural history of the Great Plains region of North America in effort to increase knowledge and understanding of humankind.

The museum is open Mon. – Sat. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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