Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa is Worth the Visit

Explore America with Kids

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According to their website, the Gilcrease Museum in west Tulsa houses the world’s largest collection of western art and artifacts. The museum is in an area of Tulsa which offers amazing views from atop the hill on which the museum is located. As you enter the beautifully landscaped grounds, you will see a variety of bronze sculptures, along with seasonal gardens. This time of year things were a bit bare, but it was still peaceful, with the birds singing the woods beyond the museum. Inside, we were greeted by a large Christmas tree in the lobby. As we headed into the museum, my daughter and I picked up some activity backpacks which are free of charge and come in several different themes. We enjoyed a variety of galleries, along with a special hands on area for children which focused on the ancient civilizations of Central and South America. There…

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