The Arkansas River Historical Society Museum
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The history of the Arkansas River and McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, regional benefits of the waterway, steamboat lore, cargo shipped on the waterway, and archeology. Of note is the photographic archive, waterway memorabilia, the collection of Native American artifacts collected along the Arkansas, and a motorized model of a Lock and Dam. In addition, the Towboat M/V Charley Border is permanently docked adjacent to the museum and new education center.. The Charley Border served the Port for over 30 years, and was used to switch barges in the Port channel.
The Museum is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Entrance is free of charge, donations are accepted. For special appointments and group tours of the Museum and Tulsa Port of Catoosa, call: (918) 266-2291.
From I-44 or I-244 take Route 169 North to "Tulsa Port of Catoosa/46th Street North" exit. Proceed on 46th Street North (about 5 miles) to intersection at Port entrance. Go straight to enter Port on Main Parkway. Follow signs approximately 1 mile to Port Authority Building.--The Museum is in the Port Authority building.
Arkansas River Historical Society Museum
5350 Cimarron Road
Catoosa, OK 74015
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