Things to do in Oklahoma over Winter Break - Center for Global Engagement

Things to do in Oklahoma over Winter Break

*Advance tickets with specific visiting time slots may be required for most places.

IN TULSA

Tulsa Air and Space Museum (TASM)

The Tulsa Air and Space Museum is an aerospace museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. It is located in the northwest corner of the Tulsa International Airport property. It has 19,000 square feet of historical exhibits, hands-on activities, and vintage aircraft. A full-dome planetarium was added in 2006.

Cost: Museum $8, Planetarium $7, both $15

When: Fri-Sat 10am-4pm, closed Sunday-Thursday

Where: 3624 N 74th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74115

Parking: FREE

Tickets/Website:  https://www.tulsamuseum.org

 

 

Tulsa Zoo

The Tulsa Zoo is an 85-acre non-profit zoo located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. The Tulsa Zoo is owned by the City of Tulsa, but since 2010 has been privately managed by Tulsa Zoo Management, Inc. The zoo is located in Mohawk Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the United States.

Cost: $12 per adult

When: 9am-5pm everyday, closed Christmas (Dec. 25th)

Where:  6421 E 36th St N, Tulsa, OK 74115

Parking: FREE

Tickets/Website:  http://tulsazoo.org

 

Oxley Nature Center

Nature center and hiking trails.

Cost: FREE

When: Year-round/hours vary

Where: 6700 Mohawk Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74115

Parking: FREE

Tickets/Website:  https://www.oxleynaturecenter.org

 

Tulsa Botanic Garden

Curated botanical gardens and light walking/hiking trails.

Cost: $8/per person (must buy online and only valid for a 2hour visit)

When: Sunday-Saturday 10am-5pm

Where: 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr, Tulsa, OK 74127

Parking: FREE

Tickets/Website:  https://tulsabotanic.org

Turkey Mountain Park

Hiking & nature trails.

Cost: FREE

When: Sunday-Saturday 5am-11pm

Where: 6800 S Elwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74132

Parking: FREE

Tickets/Website:  https://www.riverparks.org/experience/turkey-mountain


IN CATOOSA

Redbud Valley Nature Preserve

Hiking & nature trails.

Cost: FREE

When: Saturday & Sunday 8am-5pm

Where:16150 Redbud Dr, Catoosa, OK 74015

Parking: FREE

Tickets/Website:  https://www.oxleynaturecenter.org

 

IN PAWHUSKA

Joseph H. Williams Tallgrass Prairie Preserve

The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, located in Osage County, Oklahoma near Foraker, Oklahoma, is owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy. It is protected as the largest tract of remaining tallgrass prairie in the world.

Cost: FREE

When: Sunday-Saturday 7am-7pm

Where:15316 Co Rd 4201, Pawhuska, OK 74056

Parking: FREE

Tickets/Website:  https://www.nature.org/en-us/get-involved/how-to-help/places-we-protect/tallgrass-prairie-preserve/?vu=r.v_tallgrass&tab_q=tab_container-tab_element_459600461

 

IN OKC

Oklahoma City Zoo

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is a zoo and botanical garden located in Oklahoma City’s Adventure District in northeast Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The zoo covers 119 acres and is home to more than 1,900 animals. It is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. -Via wiki

Cost: $12/per person

When: Sunday-Saturday 9am-5pm

Where:2000 Remington Pl, Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Parking: FREE

Tickets/Website:  https://www.okczoo.org

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

The Oklahoma City National Memorial is a memorial in the United States that honors the victims, survivors, rescuers, and all who were affected by the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995.

Cost: $12 (with college student ID)

When: Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-6pm

Where: 620 N Harvey Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Parking: FREE

Tickets/Website:  https://tickets.oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org/Welcome.aspx

 

 

IN CIMARRON COUNTY

Black Mesa State Park & Nature Preserve

The perfect place to see the stars, hike, and camp.

Cost: FREE | Camping costs vary

When: OPEN 24/7 365

Where:OK-325, Kenton, OK 73946

Parking: FREE to drive through/must pay for overnight

Tickets/Website: https://www.travelok.com/state-parks/black-mesa-state-park-nature-preserve