Welcome to Fort Reno, Oklahoma

Historic Fort Reno, Inc., is a non profit organization dedicated to preservation and use of the historical and cultural resources of Fort Reno. Its mission is to secure funding for restoration of historic structures, Visitor Center operations and activities, educate the public through historical interpretation, and establish those partnerships necessary for the long-term stability of the organization.

Visitor’s Center and Museum

The Fort Reno Visitor Center has a wide display of artifacts, photographs, images of the 1888 Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, German POW letters, Buffalo Soldiers, Frederic Remington art inspired by his visit, the famous riderless horse Black Jack, historical dress, information about our re-enactments and much more.

Fort Reno
Visitor’s Center and Museum
7107 W. Cheyenne St.
El Reno, OK 73036

Currently open on Monday; Tuesday; Saturday and Sunday
10am to 4pm

Gate Locked at 4:30 p.m.

Holidays closed:
Easter Day, Thanksgiving (U.S.), Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and the day after Christmas.


Due to the government shutdown, Historic Fort Reno is closed. As soon as we can reopen, we look forward to seeing you at the Fort.


Effective: 2017

Children 5 and under  – Free
Children 6-18                – $ 2.00
Adults (19-54)               – $ 5.00
Seniors (55 and older) – $ 4.00
Family of 4                     – $ 10.00

Military Free

Call 405-262-3987 for group rates


The annual members to the organization provide financial support for the preservation/rehabilitation efforts and the Fort Reno Visitor Center historic interpretation programming. You are invited to join Historic Fort Reno, Inc.


Volunteers are vitally important to the success of our events and the day to day functions of the Visitor’s Center. You’d be surprised what only a few hours a week, even a month, can do to help preserve our history.

2010 Outstanding Local
Historical Organization

2010 Organization
of the Year


If you would like to use any of the information and photos on this website, please feel free but please give credit to Historic Fort Reno when doing so.

Website Updated:  January 20, 2018