Tours of Tulsa
Tours of Tulsa has been providing walking, art deco, art, architectural and church tours of Tulsa since the late 1980s. Each tour can be customized according the interest and dynamic of the group. The most popular tour is the Tunnel Tour with an experienced guide.
Travel the Tulsa Tunnels (1 hour): This walking tour takes you over and under the streets of Tulsa through the downtown tunnels. This tour designed for all ages is about eight blocks long. You will see art deco and gothic style buildings from the early 20th century as well as modern sculptures, murals and paintings in those buildings.
Art Deco Tour of Tulsa (2-4 hours): Tulsa is home to many art deco buildings throughout the city such as the Fairgrounds Pavilion, two high schools, the old Union Station, a cathedral and other architectural structures with art deco themes. On this tour, you will see how this style, which was popular in the late 1920s through the 1940s, has continued in prominence today as seen by the Tulsa Metropolitan Transit building constructed in 1999. Step on guide service is available.
Holy Tulsa, A City of Beautiful Churches (2-4 hours): Churches are an important part of Tulsa’s past and present, and on this tour you’ll see various churches of different denominations and faiths. Several downtown churches were built in the early 1900s as the oil boom took over the city and are still vibrant places of activity today. Explore a unique part of Tulsa’s history by visiting the inside of the churches on this tour.
Art and Architecture: The "High Points" of Tulsa Tour (2-4 hours): This tour focuses specifically on telling the story of Tulsa through the city’s art and architectural treasures. This tour showcases buildings, bronze and wood sculptures and murals on the street and in parks and buildings that give you a sense of the lives of the famous, infamous and everyday people of Tulsa. The architecture also displays the vision the early residents had for the city and serves as a way to think about the future.
Most tunnel tours are by special appointment and will be between the hours of 9am-6pm on weekdays.