1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road Tulsa, OK 74127 +1 918 596 2700
Set on a 460-acre plot of land in northwest Tulsa, the Gilcrease Museum houses over 10,000 artistic pieces, including the world's largest single art collection from Western America. There are also a huge number of Native American artifacts and artistic offerings on display. Gilcrease also presents 23 acres of thematic gardens showcasing the gardening styles of different time periods in the American West. All of this is free of charge, with donations accepted. When you need a rest, feel free to browse the gift shop or enjoy a meal in the elegant Osage Restaurant. Free guided tours of the museum are also offered at 2p daily (special exhibitions are ticketed).
2727 South Rockford Road Tulsa, OK 74114 +1 918 749 7941
Formerly a private mansion, the Villa Philbrook near downtown Tulsa was donated by its residents more than 50 years ago for use as an art museum. Besides hosting special temporary exhibits throughout the year, this massive structure holds thousands of permanent exhibits from European, American, Asian, African and Native American artists. Built in the Italian villa style, the house itself is a work of art. Going through its many rooms gives one the feel of viewing someone's personal art collection. In addition to the museum itself, the Philbrook also has acres of beautiful gardens, which are open to the public, a lecture theater, restaurant and gift shop. Admission rates vary.
3101 North Garnett Road Tulsa, OK 74116 +1 918 437 7223
If quixotic, temerarious, risky, swashbuckling and venturesome describes you, then Tulsa Raceway Park is the place to be. Hard core car racing and adventure is the park's privilege, where sports car lovers can find the latest hot wheels in action. The park has a seating capacity of 10,000 and you can enjoy a race with like minded car racing lovers. Additional features of the park are a 3 story tower, six suites and a media room which can be hired for special occasions. What are you waiting for? Head here for an adrenaline rush!
628 N Country Club D Tulsa, OK 74127 +1 918 584 6654
Located northwest of downtown Tulsa, this large display is housed in 13 rooms on two floors of an old mansion. True to its name, the museum showcases thousands of doll, toy and collectible exhibits; more than one would expect to find. By nature of the exhibits, people of all ages, young children to seniors, will find something to delight them here. You will want to allow at least a couple of hours to see everything. It is requested that larger groups call ahead.
5701 East 36th Street North Tulsa, OK 74115 +1 918 669 6600
Spread over 70 acres within Mohawk Park on the northern edge of Tulsa, the Tulsa Zoo is home to over 1500 animals. The beautifully landscaped paths provide views of tigers, elephants, bears, chimpanzees and many other species. Animal demonstrations are scheduled throughout the week, and special seasonal exhibits are also presented, such as "
"Wings of Wonder, an aviary filled with thousands of rare butterflies. The zoo also features a children's zoo and many educational exhibits relating to zoology and the natural sciences, such as the North American Living Museum, making it a favorite educational trip for children.
This sprawling 2,800-acre park near Tulsa International Airport includes the Tulsa Zoo, a reservoir with boating and fishing, riding trails, a golf course and acres of wooded picnic areas. Also within the park is the Oxley Nature Center, consisting of 800-acres of protected land with hiking trails for students of nature. Come and spend the day. The park entrance is located one half-mile east of North Sheridan on 36th Street North. Sheltered picnic areas can be reserved.
3624 North 74th East Avenue Tulsa, OK 74115 +1 918 834 9900
Located by the Tulsa International Airport in an airplane hangar built in 1940, this facility features displays of actual aircrafts and a variety of hands-on activities. Educational for the whole family, the Air and Space Museum emphasizes Tulsa's history in aerospace. In fact, nearly all of the aircraft on display have a historical significance to Tulsa. Over 14,000 square feet of space is utilized to make this a must-see for history buffs, aviation enthusiasts and children.
12205 South Yukon Avenue Glenpool, OK 74033 +1 918 209 4632
One of the larger events center in Glenpool and the nearby city of Tulsa, the Glenpool Conference Center is an ideal place to host events of all sizes. This multipurpose center comprises numerous facilities such as boardrooms, meeting rooms, boardrooms, foyer, exhibition hall as well as several outdoor spaces. Interested in setting up an open-air art and cultural festival? Then you can hire the magnificent outdoor amphitheater and the patio areas, with a capacity to host close to 800 guests at a time. Apart from the splendid facilities, the conference center also offers an excellent catering and event planning service to make your event a grand success. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
East Blue Starr Drive Claremore, OK 74017 +1 918 798 3201
Located just by the serene waters of Lake Claremore, the Will Rogers Round-Up Arena embodies the fervor of rodeo and bull riding that is so celebrated in the entire state of Oklahoma. As the venue for the annual Will Rogers Stampede PRCA Rodeo, this venue sees a sizable crowd, and is thus quite well-maintained. Do call to know about what events are coming up at this venue.
Off Honor Heights Drive Muskogee, OK 74401 +1 918 684 6302
Established as a park in 1909, and spread across 132 lush acres, the Honor Heights Park is a recreational haven for the people of Muskogee as it contains within it parks, museums, an amphitheater, gift shops and gardens. Picnickers can avail of the designated play areas for kids, gazebos, rest rooms, fishing ponds, volleyball & tennis courts and barbecue grills. Several nature trails attract the city's bird lovers who flock here to espy some exotic birds. This park comes alive during the annual Azalea Festival that sees the townsfolk and tourists out in full force.
Convenience is the word for this inn, found among a
cluster of hotels that line I 44 in the central part of Tulsa. The friendly staff offers quite a few valuable services, an added benefit to the already great ...
There is always something going on at this huge complex,
located between Harvard and Yale along 21st Street in midtown. Among the attractions and facilities you'll find here are the massive Expo Center (used for big shows and exhibits), ...
Tulsa is not called the crown jewel of Oklahoma's Green
Country for nothing, and nowhere is this more evident than at the Garden Center. Upon arriving, visitors are treated to a view of a picturesque country home nestled in ...