The Bob Dylan Center is a museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma, dedicated to the life and works of American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.

Bob Dylan Center
Exterior view of the Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Painted mural depicting folk musician Bob Dylan between text that says Bob Dylan Center and Tulsa, OK, on a brick wall.
The Bob Dylan Center in 2022
EstablishedMay 10, 2022 (2022-05-10)
Location116 E. Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. 74103
Coordinates36°09′31″N 95°59′30″W / 36.15875°N 95.99162°W / 36.15875; -95.99162
DirectorSteven Jenkins
CuratorMark Davidson
ArchitectOlson Kundig

The museum opened to the public on May 10, 2022.[1]

Bob Dylan's original Royal Caravan typewriter, on display in the Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
A Royal Caravan typewriter, the model Dylan used to type with, on display in the Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

In 2016, Dylan sold his archive to the Tulsa-based George Kaiser Family Foundation and the University of Tulsa.[2] The foundation also operates the nearby Woody Guthrie Center, also located within the Tulsa Arts District.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "How does it f-e-e-e-e-l? Bob Dylan museum opening in Tulsa". AP NEWS. May 6, 2022.
  2. ^ Sisario, Ben (March 2, 2016). "Bob Dylan's Secret Archive" – via
  3. ^ "Bob Dylan Museum to Open in 2022". Pitchfork. May 12, 2021.