Greenwood Cultural Center

Greenwood Cultural Center322 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 ...

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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

Day

Open

Close

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 elaine on 10/25/2011

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


 
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