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“Neat Place to Visit Once or Twice” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Center of the Universe

Center of the Universe
Boston Ave pedestrian overpass between 1st and Archer Street, Tulsa, OK
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Ranked #25 of 116 things to do in Tulsa
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Neat Place to Visit Once or Twice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I have visited the Center of the Universe several times since moving to Tulsa and I believe it gets a bit less magical every time. The attraction is especially neat if you like looking at the architecture of downtown Tulsa and will be a lot of fun for children. However, after the first visit, the fun tends to wear off. If you have out of town family or friends visiting the area then I would suggest taking them to the Center of the Universe as part of a tour of downtown. It is not a place I would suggest you plan to spend much time at though.

Visited October 2012
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“fun oddity in Tulsa”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Located in the middle of a pedestrian overpass, this strange location causes an alteration to your spoken voice. To others you sound as you always do, but to yourself there is a very odd echo effect.

Visited December 2012
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“Fun for a first trip”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

This is a fun little spot to visit. However, it can be a little tricky to find! You will need to park along the road and then walk to the Centre of the Universe. Not really many "touristy" things to do in Tulsa so this was something good to do to fill the time. Stand in the center and have fun hearing yourself!

Visited November 2012
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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“I really don't get it”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

OK, there is an obelisk and it gets lights at night - but the center of what universe. Not sure what it is all about, but it is an interesting concept.

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Skiatook, Oklahoma
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“One of a kind fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This piece of art is so unusual and unique. There is really no way to describe it. It means something different to everyone. You just have to see it! And make sure to stand in the "center" of the Universe to hear your voice echo!

Visited July 2012
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