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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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.....my granddaughter stopped in to take a quick look-see and spent quite a bit of time. She is... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
Teresa C
Friendly-knowledgeable staff for an enjoyable visit

Every time my wife and I take our little ones here, we always find new sections of interest for... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Norman, Oklahoma
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2401 Chautauqua Ave, University of Oklahoma South Campus, Norman, OK 73072-7029
+1 405-325-4712
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

.....my granddaughter stopped in to take a quick look-see and spent quite a bit of time. She is only 8 and was fascinated with the collection as she is quite the little artist and study. We will definitely make a planned trip to spend more...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Every time my wife and I take our little ones here, we always find new sections of interest for everyone. The museum can definitely house/display more artifacts and pieces of interest since they have so much space! However, the wide open areas do feel nice....More

Thank Shan2806
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Took my granddaughters to visit, and they had a great time. Lots of guides in different places to answer any questions. There are some hands on exhibits, and they loved shopping in the gift shop before we left.

Thank OklahomaMissy
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is excellent! Very well put together and tells the story of Oklahoma in prehistoric times, even before the dinosaurs and during the different mass extinctions. It also covers the Native American peoples of the area. We enjoyed our visit. It took us about...More

Thank BinMcKin
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This museum is great for all ages. You can get immersed as much as you want and the size is perfect. There is a lot to see and learn about but it is not too huge like some of the museums we have in Chicago....More

Thank Blackhawks81
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Enjoyed looking at the collection of fossils and seeing the realistic replica of the world's largest snake called "Titanoboa". The museum had this 48-foot long snake replica that they believe weighs an estimated 1 1/2 tons. Scientists believe the snake which is related to modern...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

It's a great size museum in Norman, Oklahoma. I went there with my niece to find research on evolution for a school paper. It's divided into two parts, the right side is about plants, animals, even large dinosaur skeletons. Then, the left hand side is...More

Thank Aisha M
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Well designed and managed museum. Great evolving exhibition as well as standards. Unexpected big city style in small town. Good value. Excellent events throughout the year.

Thank Eryn T
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is the best natural history museum I have ever visited. The exhibits are awesome. The facility is grand. You go from one level to the other in a glass elevator that gives you a great view of one of the huge dinosaurs. There is...More

Thank SoozieW
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This museum is a gem in Norman. Nestled in the outer boundaries of the OU campus, it houses a fantastic display of various elements of Oklahoma life from the distant past to the current landscape. The dinosaur exhibit is really neat as well as the...More

Thank Edward 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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Response from Coopertee | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is! 10:00 to 5:00. Perfect place to spend a hot day.
William P
12 March 2015|
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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