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Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

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Great Museum

This is a great museum with lots a awesome exhibits. There is an area for young kids to get their... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Norman, Oklahoma
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Great place to visit with any age

We love the Sam Noble and visit at least 4 times a year. We enjoy bringing out of town visitors and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norman, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great museum with lots a awesome exhibits. There is an area for young kids to get their creativity on!! No all that big, but a nice, not so crowded place to go and spend 2-3 hours with the kiddos. Give it a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JRogers1966
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the Sam Noble and visit at least 4 times a year. We enjoy bringing out of town visitors and checking out the special exhibits. The dinosaur exhibits are our favorite but the animals upstairs and the kids learning room are also great. Great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RSpan2017
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Great exhibits and very little kid friendly with hands on activities. Strollers are available FCFS. Can make a really good 4 hours here but no more than 6 so can be done in a day trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank debbieaF8350HB
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Good time for the family! It’s small but very well done! Overlook annoying security as they stroll along, but be diligent with your kids. No outside food and drinks in the museum!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lisettep00
Reviewed 16 November 2018

I really like going to this museum. It has something for all ages of my family. The natural history on the first floor appeals with great information and has hands on interaction for the kids (and adults) to keep us all engaged. The upstairs artistic...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PlatinumAtMultiple
Reviewed 10 November 2018

It was like going to a zoo with the animals in their natural environments. We could have spent several hours there but were on a tight schedule. Much improved from the first visit years ago. Everyone was friendly. Want to go back when we have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Arlene C
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I took the grandchildren to the Sam Noble Museum. They had a great time and so did I. So many interesting things to see there.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shaw9939
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We loved this gem of a museum. So much to see and learn about. Easy flow around exhibits. From sharks to Dino's . Even a guiness book of world record dinosaur, the Pentaceratops. It's a great sight. On and on. Great time was had by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Penny F
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The University of Oklahoma has done an amazing job of displaying fascinating artifacts of natural history. They have a wonderful group of dinosaurs on display. Definitely take the elevator to the second floor to get up close to one of their biggest dinosaurs! When we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Redsal63
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This a a great place for kids and adults to learn paleontology and see a large assortment of dinosaur fossils. Worth the trip.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MIKE C
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Mia P
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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