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Due to rising health concerns, the Seminole Nation Museum has extended its closing until the State of Oklahoma has deemed it safe for museums and other cultural organizations to reopen to the public. The museum staff will continue to operate between 10am - 5pm Monday thru Friday, and can be reached via phone or social media. The online store will remain open. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 


The name “Konawa” means "string of beads" in the Seminole (Maskoki) language?

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Seminole History and Culture Classes

08/14/2019
Due to the popularity of our January-February sessions, the Seminole Nation Museum has approved hosting a second round of Seminole history and culture classes beginning Saturday, March 16, 2019. The free classes, which are open to the public, will be conducted Saturdays at the museum and will run from March 16 through April 20. The course will present the genesis of the Seminole people and their origins as Mvskoke mound builders. We will examine their evolu Read More

Mvskoke Voices exhibit coming soon!

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Mvskoke Voices is an exhibition co-sponsored by our friends at Red Earth Center in Oklahoma City. It will feature Native American artists of Mvskoke (Seminole and Creek) origins and feature both classic and contemporary art from world renowned artists such as Enoch Kelley Haney, Dana Tiger and Bobby Martin, just to name a few. There will be seven artists featured overall. 

More to come!

 

Annual Fundraiser to Benefit Museum Repairs 

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Wewoka’s Daisy Unit Garden Club invites the public to their twenty-fourth annual “April Shower” fundraiser for the Seminole Nation Museum Tuesday, April 7. The come-and-go reception will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the museum, located at 524 S. Wewoka Ave. Everyone is invited to attend and participate in the fun and fellowship.

Click here for a copy of this year's April Shower wishlist!



Check out our calendar for upcoming events

 Our new 2020 calendar has been updated, and it is going to be a busy one! Click here for a list of upcoming events, including the titles of this year's art exhibitions and the dates of our festivals and fundraisers. 2020 is going to be a great year, full of exciting educational opportunities, family fun, expansion and outreach of our programs.

 

New jewelry on display now!

 

Stop by our gift shop to see our new inventory of jewelry, including rings, beaded necklaces and earrings! We are always stocking interesting additions to our selections from local Native artists. 

Our gift shop is open from 10am-5pm. 



Welcome to the Seminole Nation Museum

The Seminole Nation Museum documents and interprets the history and culture of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and the people and events that make its capital, Wewoka, one of the most historically significant and culturally diverse communities in Oklahoma. Through the use of select artifacts, historic photographs and interpretive exhibits, the events and stories that shaped the home of the Seminoles for more than a century are chronicled in a captivating, educational and enlightening experience.