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Quality of Life

The Good Life

As the 4th-least expensive city in the nation, you’ll also find a safe community, an ideal job market and strong school systems that allow you to live your best life in Muskogee. With diverse housing options – from a downtown apartment to acreage with a view of the beautiful Oklahoma sunsets, here, you’ll find a place to suit your tastes and lifestyle, at an affordable cost.

Muskogee offers the perfect location – whether you roam within the city limits or want to venture out forty minutes to downtown Tulsa. From a great hospital system and plenty of shopping options, Muskogee is truly an ideal place to establish or transplant your roots.


An Outdoor Paradise

With world-class fishing, three golf courses and plenty of public lands to roam, Muskogee is an outdoor-lover’s paradise. Located on the nation’s premier inland waterway and within close proximity to three nearby lakes: Fort Gibson Lake, Lake Tenkiller and Lake Eufaula, Muskogee has earned a reputation as a destination for trophy fishing — hosting regular Bassmaster Opens. 

You can also explore over 15 miles of public trails or enjoy one of our many public parks including U.S.S. Batfish & War Memorial Park, which features a World War II submarine. For golf enthusiasts, Muskogee is home to a Perry Maxwell-designed 18-hole golf course.

Oklahoma Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum

The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame and Museum is dedicated to recognizing the global impact Oklahoma artists have had in music and is filled with the rich music history of Oklahoma artists past and present. Since opening in 1997, OMHOF has been dedicated to promoting, preserving and honoring Oklahoma’s rich music history.

At the museum, you can see memorabilia donated by past inductees and enjoy weekly live music. OMHOF even presents an annual induction concert with world-renowned artists at the Muskogee Civic Center each year. A journey through the hall of fame, located in the historic Frisco Depot, is one you won’t soon forget, as the magic of music is in every corner.


Celebrating the Five Civilized Tribes

Rhe Five Civilized Tribes Museum in Muskogee celebrates the rich culture and heritage of the Five Tribes linked to the area – Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee Creek and Seminole. The museum honors these tribes with artifacts representing their unique history in Oklahoma.

Browse one-of-a-kind art and artifacts housed in a building as historic as its contents. The structure housing the museum was built in 1875 as the first Union Agency, constructed by the U.S. Government to house the Superintendence of the Five Civilized Tribes.

In addition to its collection, the museum hosts several events to celebrate the tribes. Lectures and art shows are presented annually at the museum. Attend any of these events to experience the artistic and historical impact these Five Tribes has had on Oklahoma.



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