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Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

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Address: 2401 Chautauqua Ave., University of Oklahoma South Campus, Norman, OK 73072-7029
Phone Number: +1 405-325-4712
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On the campus of the University of Oklahoma, this wonderful museum gives a great account of the natural history connected to the region as well as a detailed exhibition of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

On the campus of the University of Oklahoma, this wonderful museum gives a great account of the natural history connected to the region as well as a detailed exhibition of the native peoples of the state. The dinosaur reconstructions are phenomenal and there is also an area that our 15-month old daughter enjoyed. With a toddler, our time was more... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

you will find hear, very interesting display of animals that were here some 530 million years ago to present, presented in outstanding exhibits and native American artifacts. Not to be missed, visited twice this last week, docents available.

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Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

For years the University and state of Oklahoma had a remarkable collection that was stored in what were little more than leaky storage sheds. Now the collection has an impressive and suitable home. The standout exhibit is the Hall of Ancient Life, which includes the largest ceratopsian ('horn face") skull ever found (along with the rest of the dinosaur), the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

We paid $35 for a family pass. It's a little far from my home, but worth the money. Also, the daily rates ate very reasonable as well.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Great place to see a child's eyes light up. You can almost see the wheels turning in their little heads when they are inspired by what they are learning.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

This is a fascinating attraction. Easy to get to, no parking fee. Admission is very reasonable and military/retired are free or reduced. They have several exhibit rooms, each with its own theme. Staff is friendly and helpful, facilities, rest rooms, food, gift shop are all worth the visit.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Wow! What a neat museum of natural history tucked away in Norman Oklahoma. Great exhibits but the dinosaur skeletons is a must see for anyone and everyone just to compare human scale to the real thing.. Very educational and a fun family outting. One visit is not enough

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This museum is a first class place to go and see natural history as well as Native Indian history. There is a hands on area for younger kids and is a nice family destination.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

We attended a banquet at the museum but it was so much fun. It is a beautiful museum and so much fun for the family.

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Ada, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

Good exhibits and clean. Staff was a little too helpful. The lady followed us around pointing out what she liked the most. We prefer to look ourselves. But, she was friendly...

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