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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 is a great place to spend an afternoon. The girls loved loved loved the dinosaur bones and it... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Regina S
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Austin, Texas
via mobile
Something For Everyone!

Keep your little ones close when you go in the door because there is a taxidermied Gorilla in a... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
cesykes
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Norman,Oklahoma
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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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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!

Thank Regina S
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Keep your little ones close when you go in the door because there is a taxidermied Gorilla in a glass case to the right of the ticket desk and it may frighten them. There is a gift shop to the left which everyone will enjoy....More

Thank cesykes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a nice museum for the whole family, there is a section for kids to learn things as well, but it's not so big that it takes forever. They really have a lot of information and nice displays, I've been there 3 times and...More

Thank michaelsI6065HV
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Enjoyed seeing the different animals and learning a bit of history. Would love to take my granddaughter there one day.

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The museum is well-maintained and a great way to spend a couple hours. It is appropriate for children, though I was traveling on my own and found it compelling. The exhibit on native people in Oklahoma is fascinating and heart-breaking all at the same time....More

Thank Solidarity1
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Outstanding museum of Natural History. Opened in 2000 - everything spotless and well lighted - very well organized and clearly presented - would take days to see properly . - walked through a timeline of 4 billion years , with great exhibits and videos. Also...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I would visit agin. It is a good family day out.I would like to visit all Oklahoma museums, very educational.

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 22 August 2016

In southern Norman, the Natural History Museum is a first class museum. Oklahoma not only has some greatly museums but this is one of them. Different parts of the museum will attract different interests but it is well worth a look.

Thank 634henryr
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The Sam Noble Museum is one of our favorite spots to go when visiting Norman Oklahoma. The kids love it and it keeps us entertained for hours!

Thank cynthiad916
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
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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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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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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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