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The City of Oklahoma is famous for its museums, parks, and other recreational sites. One of those are:

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art (OKCMOA) is the museum which is located in the Donald W. Reynolds Visual Arts Center. The museum hosts a theatre showing foreign and classic films; moreover, the restaurant in the theatre provides a variety of snacks and drinks for those visiting OKCMOA.

The Civic Center Music Hall, which was renovated in 2001, hosts regular performances of the Oklahoma City Opera, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, the Oklahoma City Ballet, and travelling Broadway shows.

Among other theatres worth mentioning, there are the Poteet Theatre, Kirkpatrick Auditorium, Lyric Theatre, Jewel Box Theatre, the Oklahoma City Community College Bruce Owen Theater, and the Petree Recital Hall. There is also the Wanda L Bass School of Music opened in April 2006 in the Oklahoma City University campus.

The Science Museum Oklahoma acts as an IMAX theatre and hosts various exhibitions on science and aviation in particular. The museum was formerly housing a collection of photographs and artifacts. The International Photography Hall of Fame (IPHF) held the works of those who have made a significant contribution to the art of photography.

The Museum of Osteology is only one of its kind in the United States and hosts about 300 real animal skeletons. That is a 650-square meter building filled with the hundreds of skulls and skeletons of different animals across the whole country.

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum hosts the Hall of Great Western Performers and presents the collection of western art and cultural artifacts.

The Oklahoma City National Memorial is located on the land formerly occupied by the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building complex before it was destroyed in 1995. The memorial was constructed to honor the victims, rescuers, and survivors of the tragedy of 1995.

Among the recreational sight of the city the Myriad Botanical Gardens located in Oklahoma downtown. That park is famous for the Crystal Bridge situated there and designed by I. M. Pei. The park also hosts an amphitheater or the Water Stage.

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden have its amphitheater where various touring concerts were held. The park is also a home for numerous natural inhabitants.

Oklahoma City has parks in every quadrant. Thus, among other parks worth notice there are Lincoln Park, Trosper Park, Will Rogers Park, and Woodson Park. Notably, Will Rogers Park is a home for several other sights as the Rose Garden, the Lycan Conservatory, and Butterfly Garden.