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Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

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Address: 2401 Chautauqua Ave., Norman, OK 73072-7029
Phone Number: 405-325-4712
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Huge museum

We are an Aussie family, who was never meant to be passing through Oklahoma City. Having to stay over for a couple of days we set about finding something to do with Dinosaurs and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We are an Aussie family, who was never meant to be passing through Oklahoma City. Having to stay over for a couple of days we set about finding something to do with Dinosaurs and rocks we found the museum to be huge, delightful and well presented. We spent hours going through the multiple floors. Everything was clean. We recommend a... More 

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oklahoma city
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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The staff is amazing! The exhibits are great. Kids love the dinosaurs. The museum even have a Guiness record dinosaur. We love going for special events, such as spring break or hands-on demo days. The Sutton Bird show was great over spring break. I believe there is a geo cache in the museum, too, if that's your thing. My daughter... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Beautiful state of the art builing houses a variety of natural history wonders! And that is the beat to describe the experience for kids... It fills them with wonder.. The displays are larger than life and hands on. You won't get bored. my grandkids fave is riding the elevator to see the head of a two story dinosaur! Great place,... More 

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Seacrest Beach, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Stayed for hours enjoying each and every display, all the art painted on clay, loved seeing broken pieces of pottery anddaily items used by indians and much more that has been discovered in the that are all. Do not miss this fabulous museum

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Marlow, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The Sam Noble Museum of Natural History was better than I thought it would be. We loved visiting this place, its located near The University Of Oklahoma, and is fun for all ages. We will definitely visit again. The day we visited they were having a school field trip, there were many children running around but it was never noisy... More 

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Ft Worth, Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Took four grandchildren age range 16 to 7 and each enjoyed and loved it. The museum has an exceptional dinosaur exhibit and is laid out in a logical manner. We spent about three hours there including lunch in the museum lunch room. We had lunch late about 1 or 130PM so there was a limited selection - there had been... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was a very impressive facility, especially for the price. They had large displays with specimens high and low, gorgeous hand painted backdrops behind the different exhibits, quite a bit about dinosaurs and Oklahoma cultures. Definitely a good family stop, we had a two for one coupon which made it better, expect to spend 1 to 3 hours there.

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This place is somewhere I have brought my children to multiple times. The exhibits are of a very high quality and very informative. I really like that this place is interesting for all ages. It's an all around great museum for anyone to visit.

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Talkeetna, Alaska
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Excellent & informative exhibit on Native American history in Oklahoma. Also enjoyed the exhibit on Oklahoma geography.

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Noble, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My kids love this place. So much history, and cool things to see. I was born and raised here in Norman, Oklahoma and I never get tired of visiting the Sam Noble Museum.

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