Above: ROMP President Alysha Little at the museum mural she designed

The mission of the Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry is to bring poetry and people together, to encourage wordplay and literacy and to provide a space where everyone can have an experience of poetry.

Thursday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
By appointment other days/times: Just email/call us.

NOTE: For the weeks of March 30-April 1 and April 6-8, the museum will only be open on Saturdays: April 1 and April 8.

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Admission by donation, $5 suggested for adults $2 for children

Arrangements can be made to be open other days if you are planning to visit. It is no problem–we would love to see you. Email us!

“I was profoundly moved on my first visit to ROMP – it was like being met by poetry but also met by myself. You’ve created a place that can be transformative and I’m so glad you exist in the world!”–Megan Morris

Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry
Mailing Address: PO Box 1243
Physical Address: 416 E. Main
Locust Grove OK 74352
(918) 479-7667

Must-See Museums: OK Living Article

Discover Oklahoma episode on ROMP

Oklahoma Today Article by Nathan Gunter

Oklahoma Today Podcast with ROMP Director Shaun Perkins

KFOR Channel 4 Great State with Galen Culver

KTUL Channel 8 Segment about ROMP w/Burt Mummulo

Arts Midwest/Big Read: Poetry in Rural Oklahoma

Preview Article about ROMP and Locust Grove 

Tulsa Kids magazine article about ROMP

Museum Confidential Article about ROMP

Tulsa World Article on Museum (in old location)

OU: Graduate Opens Poetry Museum

NPR Show State of the Reunion: ROMP Episode