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Center of the Universe

Boston Ave pedestrian overpass between 1st and Archer Street, Tulsa, OK
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This is a stop while you walk by if you're in the area anyway

I have worked near the "center of the universe" for many years. Yes, there are some odd acoustics... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mari R
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Unique echo effect

If you are in downtown Tulsa, it is definitely worthwhile to walk over to this Boston Ave... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gayle T
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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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  • Average21%
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“jazz museum” (10 reviews)
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Boston Ave pedestrian overpass between 1st and Archer Street, Tulsa, OK
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have worked near the "center of the universe" for many years. Yes, there are some odd acoustics, but it's not worth a visit just to see/hear it. However downtown Tulsa has really been revitatlized in recent years, with art, music, and food, so if...More

Thank Mari R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in downtown Tulsa, it is definitely worthwhile to walk over to this Boston Ave pedestrian overpass and test out the echo effect. :-)

Thank Gayle T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Odd location, nothing special there except the Jazz Hall of Fame in a converted train station building. View not exceptional. But, for reasons unknown to this musician, if you speak, since, or play your harmonica on "the" flat spot, it echoes. Felt like it was...More

1  Thank GaspardRueben
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Whenever you are visiting Tulsa, I will suggest visit once here. You can here your voice echo but others don't here your echo, also you can here your sound a little louder.

1  Thank Sanjeet Kumar S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Its cool that you can't hear an echo but I wouldn't travel across the country to see this. Thankfully I live here so it doesn't really matter.

Thank Lana N
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is definitely worth checking out. Adults, teens and kids will all be amazed. I highly recommend detouring by to experience it.

Thank okwriting
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This was easy to find and just about 10 minutes off the highway. It is slightly beyond the Jazz Museum. While standing in the center line you can hear your own voice echo. It's strange but true! I'd recommend it simply because it was so...More

Thank mireille5353
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Found it by accident while photographing art deco buildings (train station). The wife saw it on a map while I was shooting. Apparently no one else was interested as there was a lot of foot traffic but no one stopping. Good thing I wasn't looking...More

Thank Mbv9415
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

It's not much, and it's not the most exciting thing, but it's pretty cool to try. When you stand in the circle, your voice reverberates and sounds like your in a tunnel. Very weird.

Thank GRWLR51
Reviewed 2 August 2017

My daughters (ages 10 and 12) and I thought this was a great place to visit. It really is just a spot on the ground where your voice has an echo when you stand on the exact spot. Only the person on the "spot" can...More

2  Thank kelquin
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