Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum
Oklahoma City National Memorial © Nyttend
On the morning of 19 April 1995, the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was bombed by Timothy McVeigh, killing 168 people. Today, where the building once stood, the memorial and museum honour the victims, survivors and rescue workers of the Oklahoma City Bombing.
The outdoor memorial features symbolic elements including a reflecting pool and a field of empty chairs. It was designed to be a haven for those seeking comfort and serenity. The museum chronicles the terrorist attack and aims to teach others about the impact and senselessness of violence.
Address: 620 N. Harvey Ave
Telephone: (405) 235-3313
Opening times: Outdoor memorial is open 24 hours a day. Museum: Monday to Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-6pm.
Admission: Outdoor memorial is free. Museum: $15 adults; $12 children 6-17. Other concessions available.