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Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

2401 Chautauqua Ave, University of Oklahoma South Campus, Norman, OK 73072-7029
+1 405-325-4712
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Wonderful History Museum, Lots to see!

This was one of the biggest museums I had ever been to. There was so much to see and learn about... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DebbieDebb22
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Glenns Ferry
One of the best fossil displays I've seen

Overall, an amazing museum that feels cutting edge while retaining the charm of an "old-school... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Nate C
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Cleveland, Ohio
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“discovery room” (18 reviews)
“all ages” (34 reviews)
“dinosaur bones” (12 reviews)
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2401 Chautauqua Ave, University of Oklahoma South Campus, Norman, OK 73072-7029
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+1 405-325-4712
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"discovery room"
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"all ages"
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"dinosaur bones"
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"hands on activities"
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"great for kids"
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"wonderful exhibits"
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"special events"
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"kids and adults"
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"native peoples"
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"largest dinosaur"
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"whole family"
in 11 reviews
"gift shop"
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"animal exhibits"
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"native american exhibit"
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"life size"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the biggest museums I had ever been to. There was so much to see and learn about Oklahoma. This is a must see if you are in the area.

Thank DebbieDebb22
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Overall, an amazing museum that feels cutting edge while retaining the charm of an "old-school" museum. I was blown away by the Hall of Ancient Life. This museum is able to combine actual fossils, dioramas, and murals into some of the most well-done museum exhibits...More

Thank Nate C
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

My kids had a lot of fun here. The exhibits for the kids to walk through really made the experience even better. Lots of animal exhibits helped keep the kids engaged and interested.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I am from NYC which has the premier natural history museum in this country and while this is a much smaller museum, I still thoroughly enjoyed it. We also spent a lot longer in here than I would have thought. Admission is $8. We came...More

Thank dawgdok
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have taken my kids several times and they love it. The rotating exhibits are almost always engaging and fun. I have hosted events here as well. The staff is great and the space is really beautiful. I will probably go back 20 more times....More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Fantastic collection of natural history and exhibits. The native American and pre-historic collection is one of the best for any public school museum.

Thank TravisCM
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We spent hours here! It was very educational and full of surprises! Its a must see in Norman! You can visit their website for upcoming attractions. The dinosaur bone collections is amazing! This is our 3rd time and we plan to go back.

Thank songbird7625
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Plan on spending a long time at this Museum and visit often. Our visit included 4 generations. So much to see and it is displayed and maintained very well. In addition to the galleries which include dinosaurs to bugs, there is a room with hands...More

Thank Gail W
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This beautiful facility is a favorite for local folks. The Hall of Ancient Life is awesome. Displays show different cultures around the globe. It includes a section of the Native American culture in our area. Kids enjoy the dinosaur exhibits (it’s really quite extensive). The...More

Thank SandyMMc
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

My kids love going here! Love the different exhibits and I think it’s awesome that you can have weddings there!

Thank Brokenarrowhot1
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Mia P
13 March 2017|
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Response from Kevin D | Reviewed this property |
It will be interesting to you and will get you out of the house, the one year old will probably enjoy it but not really understand what's going on.
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Response from Coopertee | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is! 10:00 to 5:00. Perfect place to spend a hot day.
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Response from NWaggoner | Reviewed this property |
This museum has several exhibits dedicated to findings (fossils, specimens, etc.) native to Oklahoma and had several fossil specimens on our last visit. Because they loan/receive exhibits throughout the year, I would call... More
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