Ardmore is a progressive, attractive city bustling with activity. Established in 1887 and named for its sister city in Pennsylvania, Ardmore is centrally located in Southern Oklahoma and offers something for everyone! The rich heritage and proud history of Ardmore have been artfully preserved and can be seen with a walk through the historic downtown area.

This Main Street community features classic shops, gifts, antiques and a variety of places to dine. From local mom and pop restaurants with a true down-home feel to gourmet cuisine, there is an establishment to meet your every desire. Continuing down Main Street you will encounter Memorial Square, dedicated in 2001 as a monument to the history of Ardmore and its citizens. The Eliza Cruce Hall Doll Museum, located within the

Ardmore Public Library, features numerous dolls once belonging to a niece of former Governor Lee Cruce. The Greater Southwest Historical Museum depicts life in Ardmore as it was from earliest times to the turn of the century and finally to modern times. The museum also includes the Military Memorial Museum where visitors can view over 6000 square feet of military artifacts ranging from the Civil War to Desert Storm.

Ardmore offers a variety of recreational opportunities from Regional Park and its soccer & softball fields, three 18-hole golf courses, Hardy Murphy Coliseum and Oklahoma’s premier State Park – Lake Murray. For more information on Ardmore and the surrounding area visit www.ardmore.org, or call 1-888-223-7765.

Attractions

GREATER SOUTHWEST HISTORICAL MUSEUM

35 Sunset Drive

Ardmore, OK 73401
(580) 226-1247

Museum containing more than 150,000 artifacts exploring Oklahoma history through music, fashion, toys and more.

HOTEL INFORMATION

For hotel information, visit Ardmore Chamber of Commerce

CAR RENTALS

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
320 N Commerce, Suite F

Ardmore, OK  73401

580-226-5200
Arrangements can be made to leave the keys in the drop box at the Ardmore station.  The car can be left in the station parking lot.
Note:  Enterprise is closed both Saturday and Sunday.

ELIZA CRUCE HALL DOLL MUSEUM

Eliza Cruce Hall Doll Museum

Ardmore Public Library 

320 E St. NW 

(580) 223-8290

Over 300 rare and antique dolls are on display at the museum located in the Ardmore Public Library. Eliza Cruce Hall came as a child to Indian Territory in 1896 and was the niece of the state's second commander-in-chief, Gov. Lee J. Cruce. The dolls can be viewed during regular library hours.

AMTRAK STATION INFORMATION

251 E. Main St.

Ardmore, OK 73401

Services: This is an unstaffed station but a passenger waiting room is located on the west side of the Depot.  The waiting room is hosted by volunteers Monday through Saturday during train time.

Accessibility: Fully accessible to persons using wheelchairs