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Admission and Planetarium Show for Two or Family Pass at Tulsa Air and Space Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Tulsa Air and Space Museum

Tulsa

Museum preserves Oklahoma’s aerospace heritage while making use of science-based learning and discovery

$30 $18

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$6 for a Visit for Two to The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art (Up to $13 Value)

The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art

Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art

Paintings, ancient artifacts, multihued tapestries, and educational tools fill two floors in a museum dedicated to Jewish culture

$13 $6

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Admission for Two or One-Year Membership to Tulsa Historical Society & Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Tulsa Historical Society

Tulsa

Discover Tulsa’s history through eight rotating exhibits containing 65,000 photographs, 10,000 books, and 6,000 artifacts

$10 $6

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National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum Visit for 2, 7, or 10 (Up to 50% Off)

National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum

Stillwater

See exhibits at a museum dedicated to the idea that the oldest sport should have a permanent home for its culture & memorabilia

$10 $5

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Family Membership for Up to Six or a Three-Hour Venue Rental at The Kansas African American Museum (Up to 70% Off)

The Kansas African American Museum

Historic Midtown

The museum is able to accommodate recitals, family reunions, corporate meetings, workshops, and receptions

$50 $15

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Museum Outing for Four, Six, or Eight at Kansas Firefighters Museum (Up to 48% Off)

Kansas Firefighters Museum

Wichita

See relics from the first all-mechanized fire department in the nation at this fire station turned museum

$12 $6.50

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What began in 1965 as a traveling exhibit from the Jewish Museum in New York transformed into a permanent space for art pieces that encompass various aspects of Jewish life. The museum now bears the name of its first curator, Tulsa native Sherwin Miller, whose dedication to Judaism and art embodies the museum’s mission to "preserve and share the legacy of Jewish art, history and culture." To cultivate its educational environment, The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art maintains permanent collections such as the Jewish History and Culture exhibition, in which visitors can peruse fine art in the form of brilliantly colored tapestries by Israeli artist Reuven Rubin and archeological artifacts from the Middle Bronze Age through the Iron Age. Other displays include the Kaiser Holocaust Exhibition on the first floor and the Oklahoma Jewish Experience, which tells the stories of immigrants and showcases memorabilia from Oklahoma synagogues and families. In addition to its collections, the museum also showcases rotating exhibits of visiting works of art and seasonal educational displays with craft projects geared toward specific holidays.
2021 E 71st St
Tulsa,
OK
US
The Tulsa Air and Space Museum explores the history of aerial propulsion, from propeller planes to rockets. The standing exhibits offer visitors a chance to get up close to real equipment or try their hand at piloting within simulators. An actual MD-80 aircraft standing outside of the museum—it's soon to be the centerpiece of an interactive exhibit on aeronautics, but for now it's content to inspire anyone who looks upon it. For those interested in more than gazing, hourly tours are offered which include a cockpit visit and short video. Equally incredible (though perhaps not quite as large) are exhibits that focus on the World War II, the Space Age, and celebrate the history of aeronautics. The museum also features a planetarium with hourly shows that give an idea of just how large the universe truly is.
3624 North 74th East Avenue
Tulsa,
OK
US
Thomas Gilcrease learned to love the American West as a boy growing up in the Oklahoma Territory during the early 1900s, but it took a trip to Europe to ignite his passion for preserving and sharing the region's distinctive culture and history. Inspired by the vast displays of Old World artwork he viewed during his overseas travels, he used the wealth he amassed in Oklahoma's oil fields to assemble an immense collection of art and artifacts. This collection found its current home in 1949 when Gilcrease founded what would become the Gilcrease Museum. The museum's exhibit halls, library shelves, and refrigerator doors brim with historically and culturally significant pieces, including more than 10,000 Western American artworks by nationally renowned painters and sculptors, 100,000 rare books, maps, and manuscripts, and 250,000 Native American artifacts. Although exhibits change throughout the year, they tend to explore the impact of westward expansion while also celebrating the region's natural beauty and honoring its roots in Native American culture. Beyond its walls, the Gilcrease Museum features 23 acres of themed gardens, which embrace landscaping design and agricultural practices from the pre-Columbian, Colonial, and Victorian eras, among others. These gardens allow visitors to interact with displays that are simultaneously historical and alive, serving as a symbolic reminder of western America's cultural growth and development.
1400 N Gilcrease Museum Rd
Tulsa,
OK
US
The building that houses the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum doesn't just contain historical artifacts?it's a piece of history itself. Built in 1919 by Sam and Julie Travis during the prosperous years of Tulsa's second oil boom, the mansion sits on 28,000 square feet of manicured landscape that now houses a Vintage Garden brimming with architectural artifacts and bronze sculptures. Of course, this is just part of the history museum's draw. In the years since its 1963 founding, the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum has amassed a collection of more than 65,000 photographs, 10,000 books and manuscripts, and 6,000 other objects that bear the essence of Tulsa or Oklahoma history, ranging from furniture and fine art to military uniforms and civilian clothing. Curators pull from this ever-growing collection to create themed exhibitions in the museum's eight separate galleries. Every exhibition changes at least once a year, giving repeat visitors a chance to make new discoveries about Tulsa's history.
2445 S Peoria Ave
Tulsa,
OK
US
Behind American wrestling's impressive feats of strength, agility, and endurance are some inspiring stories. It's the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum's mission to explore them, passing on a remarkable athletic heritage to the next generation. Standing exhibits give visitors the chance to learn about the 1948 national team?all eight members earned entry into the hall of fame by defeating its ultra-strong robot guardian?and the long road African-American wrestlers had to the podium in Seoul. The Hall of Fame itself chronicles both achievements and achievers within the sport. Hall of Fame entrants are divided into unique categories such as incredible skill, contributions to the sport, and overcoming incredible odds, to name a few.
405 W Hall Of Fame Ave
Stillwater,
OK
US
In 1919, discouraged that artifacts of Wichita and Sedgwick County were disappearing, the Sedgwick County Pioneer Society began collecting and displaying historical items in the Sedgwick County Courthouse. Nearly a century later, what began as a modest collection of early memorabilia has expanded to nearly 70,000 Sedgwick County and Wichita-related artifacts, which together trace the history of the region from 1865 to the present. Now housed in Wichita’s original, renovated City Hall, the collection’s photographs, clothing, decorative arts, and household items enrich award-winning exhibits that tell tale of the area’s Buffalo-hunting days, Great Depression–era dust storms, and aircraft industry. The museum is also home to three re-created environments from the region’s past. The garage re-creation holds a 1916 Jones Six automobile, the only such Wichita-built vehicle on public exhibit, and the drug store reproduces the feel of the popular early 20th-century neighborhood gathering place. Over in the Wichita Cottage, seven rooms of a Victorian-style 19th-century home house authentic period items such as a wooden icebox, a gas-and-electric ceiling light fixture, and a phone powered by animosity toward Rutherford B. Hayes.
204 S Main St
Wichita,
KS
US
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