Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Myriad Botanical Gardens
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6: Myriad Botanical Gardens

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Address: 301 W Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102

This could be the perfect place to bring a date or any flower lovers, as there’s 17 acres worth of horticulture on display here at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. It also houses its own fresh organic restaurant, as well as an ice skating rink, making it great to visit during any season.

Oklahoma City Museum of Art
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7: Oklahoma City Museum of Art

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Address: 15 Couch Dr, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Website: www.okcmoa.com

This is your average art museum that you will find in most major cities. That isn’t to say that it isn’t a great museum that has plenty of famous artworks, but you will find mostly modern European and American artists here. Sometimes you will have a touring exhibition that will surprise you, such as Florida-native Dale Chihuly who will wow you with his immense and creative glass sculptures.

Chesapeake Energy Arena

8: Chesapeake Energy Arena

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Address: 100 W Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Home with the Oklahoma City Thunder, this stadium is home to a team that is both dearly beloved and hated by some. The hate comes from their history as a franchise that was once known as the formidable and NBA Finals contenders of the Seattle Supersonics. The team was moved to OKC in 2008 and the rest is history. Seattle fans no longer have a team to cheer for, but OKC is now a city with an exciting basketball team that shows promise every year.

45th Infantry Division Museum
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9: 45th Infantry Division Museum

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Address: 2145 NE 36th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111

War Buffs will enjoy seeing all the historical artifacts that were used during many major wars. Authentic uniforms, weapons, and other equipment that was used by the 45th Infantry Division, as well as others fighting battles on foreign soil. This is one of the best places to get a personal look at retired military tanks and other vehicles, especially if you want to enjoy them in a natural setting outdoors.

Oklahoma State Capitol

10: Oklahoma State Capitol

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Address: 2300 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Website: www.okhouse.gov

This is a very impressive building that has a long history dating all the way back to its completion in 1917. The finished product that includes the dome centerpiece was actually added much later, it wasn’t finished until 2002. The entirety of the building is built using limestone from Indiana and granite from Oklahoma, despite the classic architecture of Greco-Roman influence.

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