CENTRAL LIBRARY: OLD & NEW
Saturday, July 20, 2024
$20 | $15 | Start Times from 9:30 – 10:45 AM
During this tour, delve into the various levels of the 1965 Tulsa Central Library, skillfully designed by Charles Ward and recently modernized by MSR Design. Witness firsthand how this Civic Plaza gem stands as a compelling success story in historic preservation, seamlessly blending its architectural legacy with contemporary enhancements.
TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets for this tour are $20 for not yet members and $15 for members (25% discount). We want to do our part to help cultivate the next generation of architecture lovers, so kids 12 and under are welcome to participate in most of our tours free of charge!
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CHECK-IN LOCATION: Check-in for this tour will take place at:
Tulsa Central Library (Main Lobby)
400 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103
PARKING: There is ample street parking, which is free on weekends! The library parking garage is free for the first 2-hours only after which there is a fee depending on parking duration.
ON TOUR DAY: Please arrive 10 minutes early to get checked in. Tours begin at 9:30 am and continue in 15-minute increments. Consult your ticket for the departure time you selected when purchasing your ticket.
Tours take place rain or shine; please look ahead at the weather, plan to wear sturdy footwear, layers, and bring weather related items such as umbrellas, hats, gloves, fans, visors, sunscreen or other comfort items, as needed. You’ll be on foot for up to 1.5 hours.
ACCESSIBILITY & INCLUSION: TFA is committed to providing an accessible and inclusive experience for all. If you have any questions regarding accessibility accommodations at our various tour locations, please contact us at email@example.com and we will be happy to assist with planning your experience.
SUPPORT INFORMATION: TFA tours include 0.5-1.5 miles of walking (typically on streets/sidewalks, which sometimes include uneven terrain) in a variety of weather conditions. Seating is limited or non-existent along many of our tour routes. If it will improve your experience, we encourage you to bring a lightweight stool, walking stick, or other assistive device!
Routes to avoid stairs are planned in advance for those who need an elevator or ramp. Our docents use a personal microphone to enhance hearing ability for all on the tour. You are welcome to move closer to the docent or request a volume adjustment at any time.
This tour will take place indoors with one outdoor space.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Photography is allowed!
TRANSLATION SERVICES: If you are in need of a translator, Spanish language or ASL, please let us know and we’ll try our best to accommodate your request!
SERVICIOS DE TRADUCCIÓN: Si necesita un traductor de español, háganoslo saber y haremos todo lo posible para satisfacer su solicitud!