Greenwood Cultural Center

Greenwood Cultural Center 322 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK 74120

Phone: 918-596-1020   918-582-1741
Fax: 918-596-1029
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Dubbed America's "Black Wall Street" by Booker T. Washington, the 35-block Greenwood District surrounding the corner of Greenwood Avenue and Archer Street became a prosperous center for black commerce in the early 1900s.  It was also a hotbed for jazz and blues, and the site where Count Basie first encountered big-band jazz.  When the tragic and devastating Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 destroyed much of the district, the black community rebuilt from the ashes. Today, the Greenwood Historical District showcases its heritage through the Greenwood Cultural Center and the Mabel B. Little Heritage ...

Dubbed America's "Black Wall Street" by Booker T. Washington, the 35-block Greenwood District surrounding the corner of Greenwood Avenue and Archer Street became a prosperous center for black commerce in the early 1900s.  It was also a hotbed for jazz and blues, and the site where Count Basie first encountered big-band jazz.  When the tragic and devastating Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 destroyed much of the district, the black community rebuilt from the ashes. Today, the Greenwood Historical District showcases its heritage through the Greenwood Cultural Center and the Mabel B. Little Heritage House. 

A tour of historic Greenwood should begin at the Greenwood Cultural Center.  The center was expanded in the 1995 and has become the cornerstone of revitalization efforts in the historic district.  One of the building's most valuable contributions is an impressive collection of historic memorabilia and photos from before, during and after the 1921 race riot that gives visitors a taste of Greenwood's unique history.  A gift shop is also located on-site.

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop, Meeting Space Available

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Group Rates Available

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-44, US-412, US-75

  • Tour Information: Guided Tours

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Monday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Thursday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Friday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Sat upon request.

Primary Contact:

Frances Jordan




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From TravelOK.com Staff on 12/08/14

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From charles bell on 12/07/14

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From elaine on 10/25/11

going there this weekend, will let u know how it is.


 
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