Remember the Past, Celebrate the Present, Imagine the Future!
Several of the Village’s HISTORIC BUILDINGSwere relocated to the grounds, including a schoolhouse, jail and 16 log cabins. Other log structures were built to house collections and are typical for the mid-to-late 1800s—a courthouse, a bank, a stagecoach inn and a church built with bricks hand-made before the Civil War. Other replicated buildings include a mercantile, jail and hanging gallows, a doctor’s and a dentist’s office, print shop, post office, drug store and more.
Visitors enjoy eating lunches and snacks at the Picnic Pavilion or purchasing lunch at the BACK PORCH CAFE as well as walking on theSCENICmile-and-a-half-long Nature Trail or shopping for unique gifts and souvenirs inTHE COUNTRY STOREand THE CRAFTERS AT HAR-BER VILLAGE.
Har-Ber Village Museum offers FACILITY RENTALS for social gatherings such as meetings, reunions, WEDDINGS and receptions. Spaces available include the Event Center, Picnic Pavilion, Chapel and meeting room in the Visitor Center. We're located in the northeast corner of Oklahoma—just minutes from Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri!
Har-ber Village Museum, An Oklahoma Pioneer Museum in Grove
HAR-BER VILLAGE MUSEUM is a pioneer-era village and history museum complete with The Country Store gift shop, The Crafters at Har-Ber Village retail shop and Visitor Center. The Village is located on the shores of Grand Lake o’ the Cherokees in Oklahoma. During self-guided tours, visitors experience the area’s history and ecology, and view antiques, collectibles and reproductions in exhibitions representing the mid-1800s to the early 1900s in the local four-state region (Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas).
AnnualSPECIAL EVENTS include Civil War Day, Ecology and Environment Day, Independence Day Celebration, Pelican Fest Free Day, Historical Haunted Halloween, Pioneer Day, Cherokee Heritage Day and Christmas on Main Street.Har-Ber Village Museum also features historic craft workshops and living history demonstrations.
RecentlyEXHIBITS have been renovated and/or relocated, HANDS-ON ACTIVITY STATIONSadded (Kid’s Cabin, Nursery, School, Jail, Saloon), and frequent WORKSHOPS, events and historic craft and trade demonstrations have become a part of Har-Ber Village’s offerings (blacksmithDEMONSTRATIONS, spinning and weaving demonstrations and historic craft WORKSHOPS.