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Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

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It was like going to a zoo with the animals in their natural environments. We could have spent... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Arlene C
Lawton, Oklahoma
Afternoon at the museum

I took the grandchildren to the Sam Noble Museum. They had a great time and so did I. So many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Noble, Oklahoma
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2401 Chautauqua Ave, University of Oklahoma South Campus, Norman, OK 73072-7029
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All reviews discovery room all ages hands on activities great for kids great exhibits dinosaur skeletons native peoples whole family native american exhibit scavenger hunt bison second floor great gift shop adults and children we spent hours on display worth the trip
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Arlene C
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank shaw9939
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Sally K
Reviewed 3 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.

Thank MIKE C
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I already knew that Sam Noble Museum was award-winning, so I had high expectations. These were met. The exhibition spaces are beautiful and engaging, the museum docents are friendly and informative, and the gift shop is entirely appropriate. The architecture is beautiful, and it is...More

Thank IWantIceCream
Reviewed 16 September 2018

My 6 year old grandson loved the exhibits. He could have stayed there all day looking at the dinosaurs and playing in the activity room.

Thank riokc1800
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This University Museum which traces several millions of years of Oklahoma's natural life is one of the best natural history museums I have ever seen. Its gigantic dinosaurs are not Hollywood reproductions but skeletons of Pentaceratops, Apatosaurus, etc. found in Oklahoma. The spectacular presentation of...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

My parents were volunteers here for many years, so I have had the pleasure of many visits. This is one of the best natural history museums you will ever encounter. Do go!

Thank katklop7
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We spent 2 hours in this interesting museum. The prehistoric displays were breath taking. Each creature was the focal point in their natural setting. The amazing thing is most of the animals were discovered in Oklahoma. The Native American section is very informative with great...More

Thank Donna B
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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.
4 September 2015|
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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