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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
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+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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We were told about this museum that is located on the grounds of Oklahoma University when we were visiting the on campus National Weather service office. Amazing array of items... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Wernersville, Pennsylvania
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Wernersville, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were told about this museum that is located on the grounds of Oklahoma University when we were visiting the on campus National Weather service office. Amazing array of items that were unearthed mostly in Oklahoma. Very informative displays.

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Fort Worth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you or your family loves dinosaurs or fossils, this is a great museum with outstanding skeletons and hundreds of fossils. The detail is exquisite. The gift shop was also quite nice with lots of variety and price ranges. The staff was very helpful both at the museum and at the gift shop. Parking was close and adequate. However, ahead... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were visiting Norman from out-of-town and had heard that the Sam Noble Museum was a must-see. We couldn't believe that this was a university museum! It was very well-done, and the building is beautiful. The exhibits were very interesting. We enjoyed talking with the sweet woman in the dinosaur area of the Hall of Ancient Life who shared so... More 

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Seguin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've gone when our boys were toddlers and they enjoyed it. We've recently went again (they are 6 & 9 now). Both of them had a blast. My husband and I enjoy the history.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to Sam Noble Museum since 1975, even before they moved to their new facility. It is remarkable to have this quality of museum in your own backyard. The dinosaur displays are remarkable with some of the specimen being largest specimens of their species. Many of the exhibits are interactive and give your children an opportunity explore the... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went late in the day because it t was the last day of the earthquake exhibit and we thought it might be interesting. This exhibit was very small and most of the stations either were out of service or just weren't working. We were thoroughly disappointed as were children trying to use the exhibits. The rest of the museum... More 

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Blair, Oklahoma, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like history be sure to stop here and get an up close visit with a dinosaur. Kids and adults both will enjoy this museum.

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Rogers, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

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 27 November 2016

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 23 November 2016

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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