Tulsa Historical Society & Museum

2445 S Peoria Ave, Tulsa, OK 74114 - United States





Featuring seven rotating exhibit galleries with stories from Tulsa’s past, the museum collects, preserves, and exhibits artifacts and archives from YOUR Tulsa history. Visit often as all exhibits are temporary and change regularly.


Life of a House: A History of the Travis Mansion
Currently on exhibit
A series of photographs tells the history of the mansion the Historical Society now calls home. Images and information trace the changes in the structure from the early years when the Travis Family lived in the house through the purchase and recent renovation by THS.

Timeline of Tulsa History
Currently on exhibit
This exhibit provides a historical overview of Tulsa’s rich history. The timeline begins with the arrival of the Creek Indians who settled Tulsa in the 1830s and then covers many historically significant events and time periods that have affected the city’s development and helped shape the Tulsa of today.

1921 Tulsa Race Riot: Virtual Exhibit
Currently on exhibit
This virtual exhibit presents all of the material in the Tulsa Historical Society collection related to the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot. Through interactive software at an iPad kiosk located inside the museum, visitors can browse through digital reproductions of photographs, newspaper clippings, and other archival materials.

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