AnnualSPECIAL EVENTS in 2018 include Civil War Days, Pioneer Days, and Cherokee Heritage Days. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Village will offer new events (May through September) focusing on the decades from the 1960s through the 2000s. Har-Ber Village Museum also offers historic craft workshops and living history demonstrations.
Har-Ber Village Museum is 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. 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).
Haven't been to Har-Ber Village in a while?EXHIBITS have been recently renovated and/or relocated and HANDS-ON ACTIVITY STATIONSadded (too many to list here!). Historic craft WORKSHOPS, events, and demonstrations have become a part of Har-Ber Village’s many offerings.
Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, Imagining the Future!
Several 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 THE CAFE AT HAR-BER VILLAGE( their phone number is (918) 787-7617) as well as walking on theSCENICnearly two mile-long Nature Trail or shopping for unique gifts and souvenirs inTHE COUNTRY STORE.
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!