Museum - Main Building

​The Museum was primary built as the Alva General Hospital in 1932 and used until 1972. In 1976, with the help of the Charles Morton Share Trust, it became the new home of the Cherokee Strip Museum.

The surgery room is still their like it was back in the days and so is the nursery room. There are a lot of Community Members they were born in the building and are now called the "Museum Baby's". But there is many more to discover like the Military Wing with the P.O.W. Camp rooms, Dolls, a Drug Store, Saloon, Sewing room and more. 


Annex Building

​Event center that can be rented for parties, showers, and meetings. Has an attached shed with machinery and household items. 

The one-room school house

The Cherokee Strip Museum in Alva is helping to preserve some of the legacies of these one room school houses and the teachers who took the responsibility to educate the children. The Union Center school District 67 sits just south of the main museum building and was moved from Dacoma 1983. It stands as a representation of the many rural schools that once dotted the prairie.


Cedar Grove Chapel

Vintage chapel that is the ideal spot for your unique and intimate wedding. You can make your own memories at a single, convenient venue for your entire celebration. 

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901 14th Street, Alva, Oklahoma, 73717