The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Museum-Guthrie (“OSHOFM-Guthrie”), formerly the Oklahoma Sports Museum, located in historic downtown Guthrie, merged with the Jim Thorpe Association’s Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame & Jim Thorpe Museum in Oklahoma City. The joining of these two organizations into one Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and Jim Thorpe Museum enhances both facilities’ ability to promote and preserve the heritage of Oklahoma sports and athletes. The OSHOFM-Guthrie displays exhibits honoring professional and Olympic athletes with Oklahoma ties. OSHOFM-Guthrie is the home of the Native American Athlete Gallery, the Oklahoma High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame and the Oklahoma Women’s Golf Association’s Halls of Fame. Visitors to the museum in Guthrie can see the “Breaking Barriers in Life and Sports” program from the Jackie Robinson Foundation. The Jim Thorpe Association’s Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame & Jim Thorpe Museum, which is under construction in Oklahoma City, will be a 45,000 square feet world-class facility honoring Oklahoma’s unique sports heritage.
The Jim Thorpe Association and the OSHOFM-Guthrie conduct programs designed to motivate and influence Oklahoma’s young people to adopt positive lifestyles. OSHOFM-Guthrie is the founding sponsor of the Warren Spahn Award Gala.