Exciting Oklahoma City Attractions near Purcell

Are you planning a vacation and want to include Oklahoma City attractions in your itinerary? BBOnline has put together five of the best activities for all ages. Including educational opportunities, the attractions can help you have a fun vacation and enjoy family time.


National Cowboy & Western Heritage

1700 Northeast 63rd St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
(405) 478-2250
www.nationalcowboymuseum.org

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is one Oklahoma City attraction that offers an exciting look into the world of western heritage. The museum houses a permanent collection of art depicting paintings of Indians and cowboys. The exhibitions include historical art and fun collections including bull wrecks in rodeo. The museum offers classes for adults and kids to learn the history behind the sculptures and art pieces. The large sculpture, End of the Trail, has an online learning module that website visitors can use to learn about the piece and the history. BBOnline recommends the museum for visitors staying at a local Purcell Bed and Breakfast.


Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

Oklahoma City, OK 73102
(405) 235-3313
www.oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org

If you enjoy history, you will want to visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. The museum displays information about the Oklahoma City bombing and terrorism resources. The education can inspire many to tell others and give hope. This is one of Oklahoma City attractions that can help you understand and work against terrorism. BBOnline recommends the museum for an exciting educational experience for visitors staying at a local Purcell Inn.


Science Museum Oklahoma

2100 Northeast 52nd St.
Oklahoma, OK 73111
(405) 602-6664
www.sciencemuseumok.org

The Science Museum is one of Oklahoma City's attractions that offers fun for adults and kids. The exciting exhibitions include several permanent education opportunities. Visitors can touch and play with the displays. The fun exhibitions include a tinkering garage with Legos and helicopters. One featured experiment includes the wind tube that supports engineering and aerodynamic tinkering. The museum also has Science Live presentations throughout the year. BBOnline recommends the Science Museum in Oklahoma City for family fun during your vacation.  


Oklahoma City Zoo

2101 Northeast 50th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
(405) 424-3344
www.okczoo.com

The Oklahoma Zoo is an oasis with scenery and live exhibits of animals. You can see the snow leopard and Sumatran Tiger among other wild cats. Walk through the zoo to experience the exotic animals and birds in their natural habitats. The zoo offers educational opportunities by seeing the feeding of the various animals at different times.


White Water Bay Water Park

3908 West Reno Ave.
Oklahoma, OK 73107
(405) 943-9687
www.whitewaterbay.com

White Water Bay is one of the exciting Oklahoma City attractions that offers fun for the family. The park pass includes slides, family rides and raft rides. The Mega Wedgie is a 277-foot slide that you speed along towards the 64-foot free fall into the water. Does that sound exciting enough? If not, try the Acapulco Cliff Dive, known as the monster, heart pounding free fall slide. White Water Bay also offers less pulse racing activities like the Kid's Kove. Geared toward younger kids, they play on equipment shaped as sea creatures.