Tulsa’s Museum

“Every man must leave a track and it might as well be a good one.” – Thomas Gilcrease

About Gilcrease Museum

The Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, commonly known as Gilcrease Museum, located in Tulsa, Okla., is one of the country’s best facilities for the preservation and study of American art and history. The museum houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of art and artifacts of the American West, including an unparalleled collection of Native American art and material.

The new Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum houses the vast archival collection that Thomas Gilcrease amassed. The archives constitute one of the country’s most extensive collections of rare books, documents, maps, and unpublished material related to the history of the North American continent.

In addition, the museum offers a continuum of art education programs for all ages.

The museum is owned by the City of Tulsa, which has partnered with The University of Tulsa to steward the museum.

The museum is open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. The museum is closed on Mondays and Christmas Day. For more information, please call 918-596-2700.

Gilcrease Museum Mission Statement

Gilcrease Museum, through its collections, is dedicated to bringing art, history, and people together to research, discover, enjoy, and understand the diverse heritage of the Americas.

Gilcrease Museum Graphic Style Guidelines

For media inquiries, please contact Melani Hamilton at 918-596-2752.

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