Museums & Historical Locations

Oakdale Cowboy Museum
It's only fitting that Oakdale has a Cowboy Museum commemorating our local ranchers, rodeo cowboys and cowgirls. We encourage you to stop by the Oakdale Cowboy Museum during your visit to Oakdale and learn how this unique western community earned the title of the “Cowboy Capital of the World.”

355 East F Street
(209) 847-7049
Summer hours are 10am-4pm Monday – Saturday
Admission is $1.00 donation for adults, children under 12 are free. Groups are welcome
Oakdale Museum & History Center
Located in the historic Sydnor-Prowse House, the Oakdale Museum is the oldest building in Oakdale, dating back to 1869.  It houses artifacts, memorabilia and photographs of Oakdale’s history. If you are doing research, this is the place to start. Great knowledgeable team!

212 West F Street
(209) 844-5161
Hours: Thursdays 1pm-5pm, Saturdays 10am-4pm
Admission is free
Historic Knights Ferry
Knight's Ferry has a dozen buildings over 100 years old. The Town Museum is located above the ice cream parlor in Miller's Hall.

Hours:Open the first Sunday of the month, and for special tours.
The general store is open Thursday through Monday.
(209) 881-3314