Har-Ber Village Museum becomes a winter wonderland as area businesses and organizations "deck the halls" of buildings along the Village’s Main Street. Votes for your favorite display, business or organizations while touring the Village First, second and third place prizes will be awarded.
During the holiday event, music and refreshments add to the festive air, and the Country Store will be open to offer a wide array of seasonal gifts. CHRISTMAS ON MAIN STREET will take place on December 3 , 4, 10 & 11, from 2-8pm, $2 per person, for the fifth and final year.
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The museum is now closed for the season and will reopen the first Saturday in March 2017 except as noted below!
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.
AnnualSPECIAL EVENTS include Civil War Day, Ecology and Environment Day, Independence Day Celebration, Pelican Fest Free Day, Old-Fashioned Fall Carnival, Pioneer Day, Cherokee Heritage Day and Christmas on Main Street.Har-Ber Village Museum also features historic craft workshops and living history demonstrations.
Haven't been to Har-Ber Village in a while?EXHIBITS have been recently 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.
Visitors enjoy eating lunches and snacks at the Picnic Pavilion or purchasing lunch at the THE CAFE AT HAR-BER VILLAGE(open Sat. thru Mon., 11am-3pm until November 7) as well as walking on theSCENICmile-and-a-half-long Nature Trail or shopping for unique gifts and souvenirs inTHE COUNTRY STORE. click here for café menu
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—Grove, Oklahoma's Pioneer Museum
HAR-BER VILLAGE MUSEUM is a pioneer-era village and history museum located on the shores of Grand Lake o’ the Cherokees in Oklahoma. Visitors experience the area’s history and ecology through self-guided tours. Antiques, collectibles and reproductions are displayed in exhibitions representing the mid-1800s to the early 1900s in the local four-state region (Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas).