Dobson Museum- 1 block from Historic Route 66

Mickey Mantle: Baseball Hero in Black and White
Spanish Gold: Jack, Toby, and Me- the story of Hard Rock Mining in Ottawa County
Discover | Learn | Share
B.F. Goodrich : Full Circle in Miami
Sunbeam Farms: A Black Angus Dynasty
Picher Mining Field
Sports Limited
Native American Artifacts
Life-Size Teepee
Charles Banks Wilson Limited

Dobson Museum and Home will remain closed to the public until further notice.

We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 reports for our area due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, we want to keep the health of our staff, volunteers, and visitors at top priority.
Research Requests and Questions may be directed to 918-542-5388 or
Look for our Friday Find Post every Friday on Facebook.

Dobson Museum and Home Hiring

Now accepting resumes for the position of Assistant to the Director
Dobson Museum and Home is now accepting resumes for the position of Assistant to the Director. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Museum Director, Jordan Boyd at or P.O. Box 242, Miami, OK 74355. The job description is also posted on our Facebook page. For additional questions you may contact the museum office at 918-542-5388.

About the Museum

The Dobson Family Legacy
The Dobson Museum operated by the Ottawa County Historical Society is open on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. The artifacts are owned by the Ottawa County Historical Society and highlight past Ottawa County life, mining, military, Native Americans, famous residents, industry including a permanent B.F. Goodrich exhibit.

The Dobson Home built in 1915-16 is an extension of the museum and open for tours and rental for events. The Dobson family furniture remains in the house today. The house is listed the National Register of Historic Places.

The gardens at the Dobson Memorial Center surround the home and are continued in the museum courtyard. From spring through fall there is a steady show of color from the many perennials and annuals in bloom. The Miami Garden Club and volunteers from the Ottawa County Historical Society maintain the many beds. Visitors are welcome to stroll through the gardens.

Now Open

Gift Shop
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Upcoming Events

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