Currently at the Memorial & Museum

July 23, 2014
Memorial Marathon Presents Record Gift
Today the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon highlighted its volunteers and sponsors who made the 2014 race possible. These generous volunteers made it possible for the Marathon to give a record gift to the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum of $1,002,000! Thank you runners, sponsors, volunteers, and spectators!..read more »
July 16, 2014
Vote for Us as Part of the Oklahoma Gazettes
The Memorial & Museum as well as the Memorial Marathon have been nominated for the 2014 Best Of Awards. Each year the Oklahoma Gazette selects from Oklahoma's businesses and attractions and lets readers cast their vote! Please take a moment to vote the Memorial Museum as "Best Place to Take Out-Of-Towners" and the Memorial Marathon for "Best 5K"...read more »
July 02, 2014
Museum Enhancements Progressing
The Museum enhancements continue to evolve. Construction of the Memorial Overlook is evident on the south end of the Museum, which will show visitors the Oklahoma City cityscape which serves as a living exhibit of the Oklahoma Standard. Completely re-imagined interactives and videos will complement new artifacts that will give visitors even more detail and insight into the Impact & Healing, Investigation & Justice, and Responsibility & Hope of the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing. Current visitors can see the progress through windows into the new areas, and will still be able to see every single panel of content in the Special Exhibit Gallery...read more »
June 28, 2014
Welcome New Thunder Players
Welcome to new Thunder team members Mitch McGary - formerly Michigan University, and Josh Huestis - formerly Stanford University. Josh and Mitch are spending their first weekend in Oklahoma City after being part of the NBA draft on Thursday. The newest Thunder teammates and their families visited the Memorial Saturday to learn more about the story behind the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Josh is already a fan of Oklahoma City telling us, "I love it here already. It feels like home." Good luck to Mitch and Josh!..read more »
June 21, 2014
French Consul General Visits Memorial and Museum
Sujiro Seam, the French Consul General to the United States and his family toured the Memorial Museum today. Barbara Thompson and Mr. and Mrs. Grant Moak showed the Consul General and his family through the Museum along with Executive Director Kari Watkins. ..read more »
June 20, 2014
Memorial Motorcycle Run Presents Record Gift!
The 7th Annual Memorial Motorcycle Run today presented the Memorial with record-breaking proceeds from this year's event of nearly $28,000! More than 1,200 bikes took to the streets on April 19th to raise funds for the Memorial - more than doubling the number of riders from last year! Pictured here are event organizers Donna Riter, Brian Wells and David Dunn. Mark your calendars now for the 8th Annual Run scheduled for April 18, 2015!..read more »

Daily Interpretation of the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial
The National Park Service Interpretive Rangers provide 30-minute scheduled talks daily for visitors to the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial. These talks give visitors insight into the symbolic elements of the outdoor site. Then, visitors can learn the story of the April 19, 1995, bombing and it's aftermath in the Memorial Museum. ..read more »
June 16, 2014
Visitor Leaves Memento on Memorial Fence
Tracey SeCheverell, of London, Kentucky places her EMS badge on the Memorial Fence. Ms SeCheverell, who spent 21 years on the Laurel County EMS team, was enroute to a new career in Indiana, after visiting her son in the US Army prior to his deployment to the Middle East from Ft. Riley, Kansas. Ms. SeCheverell said that she and her son had discussed the connection between the Army, Ft. Riley and Oklahoma City and after touring the Memorial Museum decided to make a deeply personal decision and leave the badge she had carried for 21 years on the Memorial Fence...read more »
June 09, 2014
Memorial Rated #1 on TripAdvisor
Thank you to all of our visitors from Oklahoma and around the world. TripAdvisor awarded the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum the 2014 Certificate of Excellence, signifying our consistently earned outstanding feedback from TripAdvisor travelers!..read more »

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