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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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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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If your kids are into dinosaurs, this is the place to take them

I took my kids (ages 15 and 6) because I knew my 6-year-old would absolutely LOVE seeing the dinosaur, but I was unprepared for how much I loved it also! Super informative, the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
mamaj2010
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Rogers, Arkansas
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Rogers, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my kids (ages 15 and 6) because I knew my 6-year-old would absolutely LOVE seeing the dinosaur, but I was unprepared for how much I loved it also! Super informative, the dinosaur fossils are up close and personal, and I also really loved the exhibit on the Native people of Oklahoma.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this is such a nice museum, something you definitely shouldn't miss if you are in Norman. wonderful exhibits.

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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this museum with my sister who lives in the area. They offer free visits if you are a military veteran which I am. We spent 3 hours reading and looking at all the displays. The dinosaur exhibits were fascinating and we were told by one of the museum volunteers that the majority of exhibits were from archaeological digs... More 

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Thank alexandrias231
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely museum with so much to do. The museum itself was very clean and well maintained. The exibits were large and there was something to interest everyone. Whether it was the giant dino skeletons or earthquake simulator there's something for everyone here. A large gift shop with very friendly staff and reasonable prices.

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Thank Cain N
Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sam Noble Museum of Natural history is a must see if you are in Norman Oklahoma or passing thru Norman. The museum is located on the south campus of the University of Oklahoma... just across the street from Barry Switzer's house. The museum is great for kids and for adults with all of the exhibits and the traveling gallery.... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We are supporting members of this excellent community resource. Educational opportunities for all ages. Audubon Society also meets here on the second Thursday of the month during the fall and winter months. They also have a wonderful gift store which provides wonderful Christmas gifts for friends and family. Try it you'll like it.

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Thank GoLindaGo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lots to see and do for the price, my children always love going to San Noble Museum. The dinosaur bones are awesome along with the forest area on the second floor. lots of hands on things for children to do as well.

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Thank Jesse A
Temple, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the entire place. Lots of history, allow a good 3 hours to see everything. Friendly staff. Amazing displays.

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Thank babycatlori
Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is a great place if you're interested in science and archaeology et al. The displays are interestingly built and the information is outstanding.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to spend an afternoon. The girls loved loved loved the dinosaur bones and it is really well done. It is great! We would go again!

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