Bell’s Amusement Park
3901 E. 21st St.
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74114
Hours: Open weekends April, May and September; daily June through August. Group rates are available.
Scream out loud as you crest the top of Zingo, an old-fashioned wooden roller coaster. Log rides, Ferris wheel, bumper boats, midway games, lots of kiddy rides, and a putt-putt golf course make this park a favorite of Tulsa families and visitors alike.
Big Splash Water Park
4707 E. 21st St.
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74114
Hours: Open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day
Cool off and have fun in the sun with seven-story-tall water slides, wave pool, float ride and children’s pool.
5529 S Lewis Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74105
Located five miles west of state Hwy 97 on West 41st Street (Sand Springs)
Hours: Open early June – late August, Monday – Saturday. Call for additional information
Enjoy Rodgers’ and Hammerstein’s classic musical Oklahoma at Discoveryland’s outdoor amphitheater, where cowboys race on stage astride real ponies. Enjoy a timeless story filled with laughter, romance and drama as cowboys and ranchers settle Oklahoma’s wide open spaces. In addition, Oklahoma alternates performances with Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, another award-winning, rollicking frontier musical. Before the shows, visitors can chow down at the cattleman’s ranch dinner, ride a pony, watch Native American dancing, or visit the Indian trading post where they will find Native American art, beadwork, crafts and jewelry. It’s fun for the whole family, and children with a parent get in free. Call for reservations in advance. Tickets can be purchased at the gate just prior to performance if available.
Tulsa Air and Space Museum
7130 E Apache St
Tulsa, OK 74115
Hours: The museum is open Tuesday - Friday, 10am - 4pm; Saturday, 10am – 5pm; Sunday, 1pm - 4pm. Closed major holidays
The Tulsa Air and Space Museum is dedicated to preserving not just general aviation but Tulsa’s rich aviation history. Exhibits include an F-14 Tomcat, Bell 47-K helicopter, shuttle launch cockpit simulator, wind tunnel, and airplane simulators. Enjoy the computer-simulation lab and view several rare airplanes, including the Spartan C-3 biplane built in Tulsa in 1930 and purchased by W.G. Skelly when he began Spartan Aircraft Co. Also see the C-2 monoplane, a trainer used at Spartan School of Aeronautics.
Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum
6421 E. 36th St. North (Mohawk Park)
Tulsa, OK 74115
Hours: Open daily 9am - 5pm. Closed Christmas and the third Friday in June
Ready to go on safari? At the Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum, visitors can trek through rain forests and climates cold enough for penguins—all in the space of an afternoon. Located on 78 acres within Tulsa’s Mohawk Park (the third largest municipal park in the country), the zoo displays nearly 1,500 animals (436 species), many of them rare and endangered. Watch animals in such exhibits as the Tropical Rain Forest, North American Living Museum, Elephant Encounter, Children’s Zoo, Animal Kingdom, Sea Lions, Bear and Cat Grottos, African Savanna and Aldabra Tortoises. A favorite stop is the Chimpanzee Connection, which allows up-close encounters with the zoo’s chimpanzee group.
Ida Dennie Willis Museum of
Miniatures, Dolls and Toys
628 N. Country Club Drive
Tulsa, OK 74127
Hours: Open Wednesday - Saturday, 11:30am - 4:30pm. Closed major holidays.
View more than 2,000 dolls, dollhouses, miniatures, and a delightful mechanical carnival.
Mac’s Antique Car Museum
1319 E. Fourth St.
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74115
Hours: Open Saturday - Sunday, noon – 5pm.
Glimpse yesteryear through a collection of antique automobiles.
Perryman Wrangler Ranch
11524 S Elwood Ave
Jenks, OK 74037
Hours: Call for days and hours of operation
Mosey on down to the Perryman Ranch, part of the first ranch established by the pioneer Perryman family in 1896. Two hundred acres remain of the 250,000 acres originally operated by this frontier family. Visitors can pretend they are back in the Wild, Wild West and cheer on the good guys in staged outlaw shootouts, eat cowboy fare around a campfire, enjoy a hayride, and watch Native American dancers. Reservations required.
Blue Bell Creameries
8201 E Highway 51
Broken Arrow, OK 74014
Hours: Tours are by appointment Monday - Friday and last 30-45 minutes
Come see how the "Best Ice Cream In The Country" is made at Blue Bell Creameries. Visitors will view the Dry Storage area, Processing and the Production Departments through glass windows, and then watch a short video on the history of Blue Bell. A sample scoop of Blue Bell ice cream is served at the end of each tour.