We Are FAM

One Place, Many Nations

In one place, visitors experience the collective histories of 39 distinctive First American Nations in Oklahoma today. First Americans Museum shares the cultural diversity, history, and contributions of the First Americans.

Our National Story

Only a few tribal Nations were indigenous to what is now the State of Oklahoma. All others were removed from homelands across the contiguous U.S. to Indian Territory. In 1907 Oklahoma became the 46th state to enter the union. The state’s name comes from two Choctaw words “Okla” and “Homma” meaning Red People.


FAM is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the Crossroads of America, the confluence on Interstates 35, 40, 235 and 44. Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city in the state of Oklahoma, USA. FAM is positioned along the Oklahoma River across from downtown.

659 First Americans Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73129

FAM serves as a starting point to explore First American attractions throughout Oklahoma.

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Our Mission

To serve as a dynamic center promoting awareness and educating the broader public about the unique cultures, diversity, history, contributions, and resilience of the First American Nations in Oklahoma today.

Our Core Values


Acknowledge and celebrate the worth of all peoples


Promote the mutual exchange of knowledge, ideas, and perspectives


Strengthen connections with our local, regional, and global communities


Educate the broader public and foster truth-telling