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Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

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Fantastic

We loved this gem of a museum. So much to see and learn about. Easy flow around exhibits. From... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Penny F
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Gay, Georgia
Dinosaurs!

The University of Oklahoma has done an amazing job of displaying fascinating artifacts of natural... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sally K
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Claremore, Oklahoma, United States
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2401 Chautauqua Ave, University of Oklahoma South Campus, Norman, OK 73072-7029
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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 27 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 17 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
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum yesterday with my mom and ten year old son before our tour of the National Weather Center. We live near D C. and have been to the Smithsonian numerous times. This museum ranked up there as one of our favorites, especially...More

Thank angela p
Reviewed 26 July 2018

There a lot of real dinosaur bones. Many animal displays. We enjoyed the museum so much we stayed until closing.

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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.
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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.
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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
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