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Quiz: Are You a Savings-Savvy Tulsa Resident?

When it comes to value, you can't beat free. Families looking to keep costs low will find a number of excellent free activities in Tulsa to choose from—and those activities can help keep your kids entertained and educated all summer long.

Tulsa residents are fortunate to have so many great, free options to choose from. From nature adventures to museums to city parks, you don't have to spend a fortune to have a memorable day exploring the city.

Whether you think you're already a savvy saver or you're looking for new destinations you haven't yet discovered, take a few minutes to see how your local knowledge stacks up against our six-question quiz.

1. Are Tulsa city splash pads open for the summer?

a. Yes, splash pads are open and free to the public.
b. No, splash pads have been closed for the season.


Answer: A. While swimming pools have been closed for the 2020 season, splash pads are open.

tulsa quiz 12. What is the cost of admission to Ray Harral Nature Center & Park?1

a. Free for kids; Adults charged admission
b. Free for everyone


Answer: B. Your family can learn about Oklahoma's diverse wildlife throughout the year, free of charge!

3. What free activities can you enjoy in Tulsa's public parks?

a. Picnics
b. Flying kites
c. Playing on playground equipment
d. All of the above


Answer: D. If you're looking for space to roam and enjoy the nice weather, any Tulsa public park can become your destination.

4. Is Tulsa Public Schools offering free meals for kids?

a. No, not this summer
b. Yes, for lunch only
c. Yes, for all three meals of the day


Answer: C. Tulsa Public Schools offers a "Summer Cafe" that includes grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals, as well as supper meal sites throughout the city.

tulsa quiz 25. Which local museum is free for kids ages 17 and under?

a. The Philbrook Museum of Art
b. The Gilcrease Museum
c. Both the Philbrook and the Gilcrease


Answer: C. Both museums are free for children, although adults are charged admission.

 

6. Is the Keystone Ancient Forest free for admission during the summer?2

a. No, this destination charges admission.
b. Yes, Keystone Ancient Forest is always free.
c. Keystone Ancient Forest offers free admission on select days each month.


Answer: C. Contact the Sand Springs Parks and Recreation Department to learn about upcoming free hiking days.

7. You can only experience the State Capitol for free if you’re giving yourself a self-guided tour.

a. True
b. False


Answer: B. Whether you’re taking a self-guided tour, or a guided tour, touring the State Capital is always free and at no-cost. 

Results

0-3 points: In the thrifty department, you've got some room for improvement. But not to worry! Now that you've taken our quiz, you already have some new, affordable entertainment options to add to your bucket list.

4-7 points: Congratulations! You're already a pretty savvy saver. Take your wealth of knowledge and enjoy the city for all it's worth.

When you live in a city with great institutions and entertainment options, you don't have to spend a fortune just to get out of the house. In fact, many of our best local attractions are free or cheap for the whole family—which means more money in your bank account.

Tulsa residents don't have to choose between saving money and having an adventure. With so many free and affordable options, you can do both at the same time.

Sources:

1. https://www.brokenarrowok.gov/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory/FacilityDirectory/6/1233 
2. https://www.sandspringsok.org/175/Keystone-Ancient-Forest 

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