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Tulsa Historical Society & Museum

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History Museums, School Trip, Educational, Historical
2445 S Peoria Ave, Tulsa, OK
URL: Tulsa Historical Society &...  Phone: 918-712-9484
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Activity Overview

The Tulsa Historical Society & Museum is a fascinating museum with eight exhibition galleries dedicated to the history of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Its rotating exhibitions focus on a wide variety of topics, including culture, immigration, natural history, antique toys, old films, and local landmarks. If you're interested in learning a bit about history while viewing interesting historical objects, it's a great place to spend a few hours with your family.

Things to Do

  • View the Timeline of Tulsa History exhibit, which provides visitors with a brief history of Tulsa from the arrival of the Creek Indians in the 1830s to the present.
  • Check out Life of a House, an ongoing exhibition that focuses on the history of the Travis Mansion, the historic building that is the current home of the Tulsa Historical Society.
  • Explore the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot exhibit, which tells the story of this key event in the city's history.

Tulsa Historical Society & Museum Insider Tips

  • Don't miss the beautiful Vintage Garden, where you can enjoy the fresh air while viewing important artifacts from Tulsa's history.
  • Make sure to see The Five Moons sculptures in the Vintage Garden! These five impressive bronze sculptures depict important Native American ballerinas from Oklahoma, including Maria Tallchief and Yvonne Chouteau.
  • Stop by the Gift Kiosk to get books, history-themed gifts, and Route 66 memorabilia.

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