Sights within the Tulsa space announce plans to reopen

AWe will post updates here when information is available on local attraction reopening plans for Summer 2020. Please note that this is still in progress and the details can change at any time. Please check each organization’s website before planning a visit.

Many organizations are currently taking additional precautions to ensure the safety of their guests and employees. Visit their websites or social media accounts for more details.

101 E. Archer St.
Hours: Open Date TBD

ahha Tulsa has reopened to the public with limited daytime admission. ahha recommends reserving tickets in advance, which is possible here.

560 N. Maybelle Ave.
Hours: Open Date TBD

The Discovery Lab has reopened to the public with online tickets and limited guest capacity. More information on Discovery Lab’s security protocols can be found here.

2600 S. Riverside Dr.
Opening times: Monday – Sunday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The meeting place was reopened to the public. Visitors are encouraged to wear masks, maintain social distance, and follow good hygiene practices. For updates, follow Gathering Place on social media or visit collectplace.org/covid19.

1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd.
Opening times: Monday – Sunday 6 a.m. – 11 p.m. (gardens)

The gardens at Gilcrease Museum and neighboring Stuart Park are open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Entry is free and kids will enjoy looking for sculptures and seeing natural beauty! In addition, the museum itself has reopened with timed entry. Advance booking required.

160 Jungle Dr., Sand Springs
Opening times: only open on selected days. The schedule can be found at sandspringsok.org.

The Keystone Ancient Forest will reopen for its open walking days on June 6th. The facility is also currently building a new visitor center.

307 E. Path of Reconciliation
Opening times: opening date TBD

While Living Arts is temporarily closed, they bring families fun ideas for home activities as well as virtual events every Monday through Saturday in June. Learn more at livingarts.org.

300 Aquarium Dr., Jenks
Opening times: Monday – Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Oklahoma Aquarium is open! To ensure the safety of visitors and staff, the aquarium monitors the number of visitors to the facility. However, guests do not need to purchase tickets in advance. If you want to avoid the crowds, the aquarium recommends better walking in the evening. When you visit, be sure to check out the newest exhibit, The Secret World of the Octopus, featuring one of the aquarium’s most beloved residents, the giant Pacific octopus! More information is available at okaquarium.org.

6700 Mohawk Blvd.
Opening times: the gate and car park are open Monday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Oxley Nature Center offers several family-friendly hiking trails. The interpretation center is open to visitors who need to use the facilities, although the interactive elements remain closed. oxleynaturecenter.org

2727 S. Rockford Rd.
Hours:
Wednesday – Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fridays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Philbrook Gardens have reopened and the villa will reopen on October 7th. Entry is limited in time and entry is limited. Follow Philbrook on social media or visit philbrook.org for updates.

2021 E. 71st St.
Hours:
Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1-5 a.m.

The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art will reopen on June 15 at regular opening times.

3624 N. 74th E. Ave.
Opening times: Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebrate Oklahoma’s aerospace legacy when the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium reopens on Monday, June 1, 2020 with an exclusive, members-only launch. and is open to the public on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. The opening times are Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed Saturday and Sunday).

3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.
Opening times: Monday – Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Tulsa Botanical Gardens will be open to the public again on June 1st. Members can register in advance from May 21st to 31st. Capacity is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance. The Tulsa Botanic Garden is located northwest of downtown Tulsa and offers the opportunity to soak up the natural beauty in the open air. Children will especially love the children’s discovery garden with the legendary spring giant of the Tulsa Botanic Garden and other wildlife statues. tulsabotanic.org

Tulsa City Parks are open, although community centers and playgrounds may remain closed. The 2020 bathing season has also been canceled.

Tulsa County Parks, including LaFortune Park, Chandler Park, Bixby Community Center, Haikey Creek Park, O’Brien Park, and SoCo Rec Center, are open, although community centers may remain closed. Follow Tulsa County’s parks on Facebook for information on pool openings, etc. The preliminary plan is to open pools on May 30th. Parks.tulsacounty.org

6421 E. 36. St. N.
Opening times: Monday – Sunday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (last entry is at 3 p.m.)

The Tulsa Zoo will reopen to the public on June 1st. Members can enjoy a special member-only week starting May 25th. Tickets must be purchased in advance at tulsazoo.org/tickets. Guests can reserve a three-hour time slot. In this way, the zoo can monitor the number of guests on site at all times. According to Terrie Correll, President and CEO of Tulsa Zoo, Tulsa Zoo is uniquely positioned, with more than four miles of public walkways on 84 acre campus, to provide fun family entertainment with minimal touchpoints and maximum social distancing opportunities. “Find out more at tulsazoo.org/health.

Will Rogers Memorial Museums

Will Rogers Memorial Museum: 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch: 9501 E. 380 Rd., Oologah
Opening times: Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore and the Birthplace Ranch in Oologah are preparing to reopen on June 1st
after the closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Special hygiene measures will be put in place for the reopening, said Tad Jones, museum executive director. The children’s museum will remain closed, he said.

Although the museums will be open to visitors, all events sponsored by the Oklahoma Historical Society have been canceled or postponed until July 31.

For those who cannot come to the Memorial or Birthplace Ranch in person, visits to galleries and the house where Will was born are available via the Will Rogers Memorial Museum Facebook with 60-second presentations by Andy Hogan, Will Rogers interpreter and accessible to the museum’s historical tour guide.

Educational activities and crafts from Stephanie Hunter, the museum’s activities and education coordinator, and Hands on Historian volunteers are also available on Facebook.

The willrogers.com website has plans and announcements of special events, as well as information on entries for the second annual Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival to celebrate Will Rogers’ birthday on November 4, 1879.

7021 S. Memorial Dr.
Hours:
Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Woodland Hills Mall is open and taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This includes increased hygiene measures, hand disinfection stations, preventive health examinations for employees and much more. For more information, visit simon.com/healthandsafety.

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