Oklahoma City National Memorial, 620 N Harvey Ave., +1 405 235-3313.  open 24 hours 7 days a week. (located between N. Harvey Ave and N. Robinson Ave at NW 5th St.) This is the memorial for the Oklahoma City bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building that occurred at 9:02 AM on April 19th, 1995. At each end of the memorial are the bronze'Gates of Time'. At one end 9:01 for before and the other 9:03 for after. Between the gates is a reflecting pool and on the south side are the 168 memorial chairs, one for each person that perished. At the west end along Harvey Ave. is the fence where visitors leave memorabilia.
Memorial Museum, 620 Harvey Ave. M-Sa 9AM–6PM, Su 1PM–6PM, last ticket sold at 5PM. The average visit lasts an hour and a half. The Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Adults $10, Senior (62+) $8, Student (6-17 or college student with current ID) $6, 5 years and under are free.
Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 West Reno, +1 405 297-3995 (fax: +1 405 297-3620), . M-Sa 9AM-6PM, Su Noon-6PM. $6/5/3/Free (Adults/Students 13-18 & College ID/Children 4-12/Children under 4).
Colcord Hotel. 15 N. Robinson Ave, Downtown, . This boutique hotel is in the heart of the Central Business District near the Myriad Botanical Gardens and is the city's new hip joint.
Courtyard Hotel, 2 West Reno, Downtown, . AAA 3.5-Diamond, this recently built hotel is also one of the hippest place to lay your head in the city!
The Skirvin Hilton. One Park Avenue, Downtown, . This recently renovated hotel features an elegant lobby and new restaurant, the Park Avenue Grill. The Red Piano lounge located just off the lobby beckons visitors to relax and enjoy the comfortable and stylish setting of the property. It features 225 guestrooms, including 20 suites and one Presidential suite. It is a short walk to the Cox Business Services Convention Center in Oklahoma City and includes 22,000 sq feet of meeting and pre-function space. Meeting rooms incorporate state of the art technology including high speed internet throughout. The historic fourteenth floor Venetian room has been restored to it's former glory and is available for events.
Renaissance Convention Center Hotel, 10 N. Broadway, Downtown, . AAA 4.5-Diamond accommodations in the heart of the Central Business District.
Waterford Marriott, . AAA 4.5-Diamond hotel in the posh suburb of Nichols Hills just minutes from all of the downtown attractions.
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