POSTED 9:19 AM, FEBRUARY 16, 2016, BY ASHLEY KRINGEN
Oklahoma City-If you're fascinated with learning about birds, specifically pigeons and varieties of them, there's a museum called The American Pigeon Museum & Library.
The museum is located at 2300 Northeast 63rd in Oklahoma City.
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This week we're welcoming back the American Pigeon Museum to talk about one of the best kept secrets in Oklahoma City's Adventure District. The museum is open Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm and celebrating now five years in its new location on northeast 63rd street just east of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. You can find out more information on the museums website: https://www.facebook.com/theamericanpigeonmuseum/ (https://www.facebook.com/theamericanpigeonmuseum/)
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