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Our Mission

Old North To preserve and interpret the history of the University of Central Oklahoma within the broader historical context of the community, state, and the nation.



Museum Video Tour

The Laboratory of History Museum is dedicated to the preservation of UCO history through the collection and interpretation of objects, oral histories, documents, and photographs. The museum serves the educational needs of faculty and students and offers programs and services to the university and the community.

The Laboratory of History Museum is located on the mezzanine level in the historic Evans Hall.

Under the supervision of the museum director, students in the History-Museum Studies program serve as staff of the museum, giving them the opportunity for "hands-on" training. The students present programs and tours, and participate in the interpretation, exhibition, and care and management of the collection.

The museum is administered by the UCO Department of History and Geography.


Programs and Services

The museum offers the following programs and services: 

  • Museum Tours
  • Classroom Presentations on the History of UCO
  • Historic Walking Tours of Campus
  • Research Assistance

Admission is free.

The museum is open to the public by appointment only. For more information or to schedule a visit or program, please email Heidi Vaughn, Director, at or call the museum at 405-974-4669. 

University of Central Oklahoma

Department of History and Geography

Museum Studies Program