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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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This was a beautiful museum with great collections of interest for many different areas. I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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My son got married there. It was beautiful! They were very helpful and it was easy to get in and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“discovery room” (17 reviews)
“all ages” (33 reviews)
“dinosaur bones” (12 reviews)
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2401 Chautauqua Ave, University of Oklahoma South Campus, Norman, OK 73072-7029
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+1 405-325-4712
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a beautiful museum with great collections of interest for many different areas. I especially liked the dinosaur room and all the wonderful exhibits and the Native American gallery. If you have kiddos, there is a special Discovery Room with hands-on activities to interest...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son got married there. It was beautiful! They were very helpful and it was easy to get in and out. It is easy to find for people that were out of town. Been there with school groups too and it was wonderful. The people...More

Thank Leona H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had time to kill while waiting for a 1pm tour elsewhere. This was a great natural history museum. Enjoyed it more then the Perot in Dallas. Only $7.00 each too.

Thank rodax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful setting! Very interesting and educational museum. My grandchildren never tire of this museum. Nice cafe, too.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really a cool place. Lots of interesting things to look at. A real piece of history. Take the family. You will love it.

Thank Sabrina5000
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Trent and Chris are great in the lounge. Staff is increfible from Front Desk to Housekeeping. Friday Prime Rib is fantastic.

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 4 November 2017

A very modern building with some interesting exhibits. The best was the exhibity on the indian tribes and their evalution in the area.

Thank David M
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I learned so much about the Native American tribes of the region, the original settlers, plant life, individual biomes of the area, and all the way back to Earth's geologic formations relative to the area. The dinosaur and fossil exhibits are informative/ interactive. The traveling...More

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I took my 5 and 8 year old grandchildren to the museum and we had a wonderful afternoon. It’s one of their favorite places to go. The exhibits are kid friendly, educational and change often enough that we never get tired of visiting. Highly recommend...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Interesting exhibits, especially those focusing on Oklahoma and native Americans. Definitely geared toward kids, however.

Thank twnowak
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Mia P
13 March 2017|
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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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Miatameme
3 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.
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William P
11 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
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