We Paid For It: State Museums - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

We Paid For It: State Museums

Posted: Updated:
OKLAHOMA CITY -

We're fortunate to have more than 500 museums to visit in our state. Most are privately funded. For some, we are paying to keep the doors open.

Thirty-two Oklahoma museums are funded with our tax dollars. They're all over the state, but a few we're familiar with include the Oklahoma History Center, Sam Noble Museum of Natural History and the 45th Infantry Division Museum.

See how much we are paying to each state supported museum.

This fiscal year we paid $6,121,101 to help keep the 32 state funded museums up and running.

If you're wondering why we pay for some museums but not others, the legislature decides which museums get state funding.

See a list of Oklahoma museums.

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Politics

Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Technology

Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive
Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.