Tulsa Historical Society & Museum, Tulsa

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Tulsa Historical Society & Museum offers eight exhibit galleries that change frequently. Exhibit themes cover a wide range of Tulsa-related topics and include history from a variety of time periods. Each gallery changes at least once a year so visit often. If it's been awhile since you've been here, stop by and see what's new.
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  • Interesting history of Tulsa. Due to COVID there were some areas closed to the public. Still worth the stop if only to see this old mansion and the beautiful grounds, Spend some time in the adjacent.....  more »
  • We had just arrived in Tulsa, and this was our first stop since they are on limited hours (closing at 3pm) during these COVID times. Lovely reuse of a historical mansion! Some very interesting...  more »
  • I grew up in the Okc metro area and didn't know much about Tulsa, so it was really great to see significant historical markers in Tulsa's history from beginning to the present. I would recommend...  more »
  • As you approach the museum from South Peoria looking across the manicured sweeping grounds, you can imagine this setting in the roaring 20's, with two successful Tulsans building mansions side by side, one to become the Tulsa Historical Society, and the other the Tulsa Garden Center. Constantly changing exhibits give a visitor an in-depth look at Tulsa's history, from oil exploration to rock stars. Easy parking and its serene setting make it an easy rich experience for older visitors who feel put off by the hustle and bustle of some museums. A true Tulsa treasure!
  • We all need to know what was. This a a real taste of it. Kids had a great time.
  • Very nice museum! Lots of great exhibits. I learned so much! I'd highly recommend making a visit here. Especially visit the gardens and walk around outside. It's so gorgeous.
  • Quite a lovely place. I intend to go back and peruse the archives. Lots of local history. Very nice. A lot of fun for the family. I can't wait to see the gardens in bloom.
  • Beautiful place year round. Lots of neat history about the city.

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