Holiday Inn Express & Suites
1400 West Country Club Drive
Claremore, Oklahoma 74017
Must contact the Hotel directly to receive the HASSDA Festival pricing:
$89.00 single king or double queen / $99.00 Suites
J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum
www.TheGunMuseum.com Phone: 918.341.5707
Address: 333 North Lynn Riggs Blvd., Claremore, Oklahoma
The museum contains the world’s largest collection of guns with over 14,000 on display. It is also the home to a large collection of John Rogers’ statuaries, a stein collection, swords, saddles, Indian artifacts, World War I posters, and antique musical instruments. The collection features over 50,000 artifacts on display, was originally located in the historic Mason Hotel, and now belongs to the State of Oklahoma. Before Mr. Davis died, he stipulated that his collection must remain in his beloved city of Claremore. The museum is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Sundays, April-October.
Will Rogers Memorial Museums
www.WillRogers.com Phone: 918.341.0719, 800.324.9455
Address: 1720 West Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore, Oklahoma
Will Rogers Memorial Museum
The 25,000-square-foot Will Rogers Memorial Museum is located on a beautiful 20-acre campus in Claremore and features eleven galleries of memorabilia and artifacts, a children’s museum, theaters and television kiosks, interactive displays, and fine art dedicated to the life of the famed American humorist, Will Rogers, one of the country’s most multi-talented and historically significant public figures. He and members of his family are interred on the grounds.
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch
9501 East 380 Road, Oologah, Oklahoma, 918.275.4201
The birthplace home of Will Rogers overlooks Lake Oologah three miles northeast of the town of Oologah. The scenic living history ranch includes the house in which Will Rogers was born in 1879. The ranch has indoor and outdoor exhibits, RV hook-ups, and picnic facilities. Admission to the museum is $7 for adults, $6 for Seniors and Military, kids 17 & under free; open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The Claremore museum features a large gift shop of Will Rogers and Route 66 souvenirs, books, and mementos.
Historic Downtown Claremore
www.DowntownClaremore.org Phone: 918.341.5881
More than 250 antique dealers are represented in three blocks and are becoming a shopper’s paradise! Antiques, collectibles, art, home décor, local favorite diners, and many coffee shops with tasty treats are sure to please.
Claremore Museum of History
Website: www.rchs1.org Phone: 918.342.1127
Address: 121 Notyh Weenonah, Claremore, Oklahoma
Rollie Lynn Riggs was born in 1899, three miles southwest of Claremore in Indian Territory. He became an internationally famous author and playwright of Green Grow the Lilacs, from which the musical Oklahoma! was adapted by Rodgers & Hammerstein. The play, set in 1900 in Claremore, is a vibrantly descriptive and colorful tale of life in Indian Territory. Many of the characters were based upon Riggs’ own family and close friends from the Claremore area. The Lynn Riggs Memorial, located inside the Claremore Museum of History, houses the original surrey with the fringe on top from the movie, Oklahoma! Museum open on Saturdays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.