‘Greenwood Rising’ holds grand opening for the public

The museum has announced they are opening to the public August 4.

TULSA, Okla. (KOKI) — A center dedicated to telling the history of Greenwood and the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre is finally opening its doors to the public on Wednesday.

The unique history center opens during the Centennial year of the Tulsa Race Massacre at the corner of Greenwood and Archer.

Save the Date! Greenwood Rising will open to the public on August 4. Check the website next week for a link to reserve a...

Posted by Greenwood Rising on Thursday, July 29, 2021

The grand opening on Wednesday comes two months after the history center hosted a dedication ceremony in June that offered a sneak peak for people to see exhibits. Descendants from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre were the first to visit the center after the ceremony.

The history center says, “Greenwood Rising honors the icons of Black Wall Street memorializes the victims of the massacre and examines the lessons of the past to inspire meaningful, sustainable action in the present.”

To reserve your ticket for the grand opening on August 4, or any date in the future, visit https://www.greenwoodrising.org/visit.

Admission is free for the first year the history center is open, but an online ticket is required for entry.