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The Golden Driller

4145 E 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74114-2108
+1 918-596-2100
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A Golden Symbol

The Golden Driller is a 75-foot-tall statue of an oil worker and, at exactly 50% of the height of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
charles s
London, United Kingdom
An Impressive roadside attraction!

This is an impressive roadside attraction in Tulsa, and well worth stopping to see and to get a few... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thomas M
Littleton, New Hampshire
via mobile
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“expo center” (16 reviews)
“oil capital” (12 reviews)
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4145 E 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74114-2108
+1 918-596-2100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Golden Driller is a 75-foot-tall statue of an oil worker and, at exactly 50% of the height of the Statue of Liberty, is the 5th tallest statue in the United States. Made from cast concrete and plaster, the statue was originally created in 1952...More

Thank charles s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an impressive roadside attraction in Tulsa, and well worth stopping to see and to get a few pictures. You really can’t miss it as it sits in front of the fairgrounds.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were close so we took a cruise over and let the kids check it out and grab some pictures , they enjoyed it so it was well worth the visit and it's free to boot so you can't go wrong there

Thank ubenumber2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Golden Driller is a Tulsa Icon. Anyone in Tulsa knows what the Driller is. It symbolizes the oil boom from years past.

Thank dstephenson73
Reviewed 8 December 2017

If driving nearby, it is worth the stop just to take a picture to add to your "that was unusual" photo album. As the pictures show, it is a giant golden statue hovering next to an oil derrick. That's about it. Some cities have giant...More

Thank HuskerCob
Reviewed 6 December 2017

It's very big and very generic. It's just sitting at the entrance near the Expo Pavilion on 21st Street. It's a giant oil rig person, there's nothing to do around it except look at it (unless something is going on at the Pavilion).

Thank bender1ok
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is a must see if you are visiting Tulsa. It is really nothing more than a giant Roughneck standing over an oil derrick however each year during the Fair it gets a special new shirt or colorful shirt painted on. The most Iconic in...More

Thank Aaron151
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Route 66 fans are prone to like the giant muffler men,he falls in that category. Not actually on route 66 but well worth the effort for the photo op.

Thank jm64832001
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Should definitely stop if you're interested in historical sites along RT66, he's quite impressive in person!

Thank Elen C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

this 75 ft tall concrete and wire been in Tulsa since I have been a little boy. It weighs 43.500 pds and I can remember when I had to climb up to sit on the boot of this. Its been maintained very well and on...More

Thank Randy R
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