Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium

 

Located in the northwest corner of the Tulsa International Airport Property, Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium is a capsule of wonders filled with historical exhibits, hands-on activities, and vintage aircraft. 

Tulsa has a wealth of history when it comes to aerospace. In 1930 the Tulsa Municipal Airport was the busiest airport in the world and since has maintained a strong hand in aerospace manufacturing and research. This history can be seen on display at the Museum in it's collection of current aircraft and aircraft of days past. You can even get up close and climb into the cockpit of airplanes such as an F-14A Tomcat fighter jet.

The rest of the World War II exhibit highlights the contributions of Tulsa's aerospace contributions through presentations on the Spartan Aircraft Company, The Spartan College of Aviation and Technology and the Douglass Bomber Plant. There are also presentations on Commercial aircraft with historic memorabilia and photos.

The Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium also features a refurbished American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-80 airliner which is open to the public and available fir special events, as well as multiple interactive and video exhibits for the whole family. learn about the aerospace pioneers and put yourself into the cockpit through flight simulators.

The Space exhibit also features several interactive programs on top of plenty of information relating to Tulsa's contribution to the manned and unmanned space programs.

The planetarium boats a 50-foot diameter dome, which transports the audience through a virtual universe to explore the stars and far away galaxies.

 

For more information on schedules and prices visit this website!

https://www.tulsamuseum.org/

 


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