Attractions

Top Choice Historic Building in Bartlesville

Price Tower

You can tour the only Frank Lloyd Wright–designed skyscraper ever built, the 1956, 221ft Price Tower. Inside and out it is like Architectural Digest meets The Jetsons. Wright shopped the design around for 30 years b…
Top Choice Museum in Tulsa

Gilcrease Museum

Northwest of downtown, off Hwy 64, this superb museum sits on the manicured estate of a Native American who discovered oil on his allotment. Exhibits explore Native American art, textiles, pottery and more, while th…
Top Choice Museum in Tulsa

Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

Tulsa's beautiful Union Station is filled with sound again, but now it's melodious as opposed to cacophonous. During the first half of the 20th century, Tulsa was literally at the crossroads of American music with p…
Top Choice Museum in Tulsa

Woody Guthrie Center

Woody Guthrie gained fame for his 1930s folk ballads that told stories of the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. His life and music are recalled in this impressive new museum, where you can listen to his music and …
Top Choice Museum in Tahlequah

Cherokee Heritage Center

The excellent Cherokee Heritage Center features Native American–led tours through a re-creation of a pre-European-contact woodland village. It lies on 44 heavily wooded acres, the grounds of the former Cherokee Fema…
Historic Site in Muskogee

Fort Gibson

Built as a frontier fort in 1824, Fort Gibson came to play an integral – and notorious – role in the Trail of Tears. It was home to the removal commission in the 1830s and is where surviving Creek and Seminole India…
Museum in Tulsa

Philbrook Museum of Art

South of town, this oil magnate's converted Italianate villa, ringed by fabulous foliage, houses fine Native American works and other classic art. There is a new second location, Philbrook Downtown, in the Brady Art…
Monument in Tulsa

John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park

This park tells the story of the race riot that began on Memorial Day, May 30, 1921, when an African American man and a white woman were alone in an elevator in downtown Tulsa and the woman screamed. The how and why…
Historic Site in Tahlequah

George M Murrell House

A large estate from the mid-19th century, this house belies some of the images of the Cherokees as downtrodden. Murrell, who was of European descent, married Minerva Ross, a member of a prominent Cherokee family (he…
Museum in Claremore

Will Rogers Memorial Museum

The hilltop Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 30 miles northeast of Tulsa off Route 66, is an entertaining tribute to a man good for quotes like this: 'My ancestors didn't come over on the Mayflower, but they were there …