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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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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Beautiful Museum That Any Age Would Love

We took our nine year old nephew here recently, and he loved this place. The displays are fascinating, and the hands-on children's room even entertained me. There are lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Yukon, Oklahoma
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Yukon, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We took our nine year old nephew here recently, and he loved this place. The displays are fascinating, and the hands-on children's room even entertained me. There are lots of wonderful photo ops, too. I especially enjoyed the Native American displays, and my husband enjoyed the dioramas of Oklahoma wildlife. The prehistoric skeletons and fossils are fantastic. The gift shop... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fun for all ages great place on free days . Have gone also w/red hatters the art is spetacular ! Nice gift shop.

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Lake Dallas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Took my grandkids and they loved the dinosauers. At the time, Jurassic Park had just come out and they loved the movie so they loved Sam Noble. It was not August of 2014 but that was the oldest choice for dates they gave me.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This museum is well done with an excellent layout. It covered birds, animal evolution, and human development in this area. Great presentation.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I was surprised honestly. People rave about this museum and I love learning, so I thought I would love it. The dinosaur exhibit was highly informative and well-done, that is for sure. But that's the best part (and honestly it felt like the only thing worth viewing). The two upstairs exhibits (Oklahoma habitats and Native Americans in Oklahoma) were very... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The Sam Noble Museum has something for everyone. Kids love the dinosaur exhibit. There is a good bird collection for those who love birds. Native American artifacts abound, and there are frequent seasonal or temporary exhibits. I like the exhibit showing the habitat and wildlife of Oklahoma's black mesa region. There have been wonderful exhibits of George M. Sutton's bird... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is an outstanding museum and a wonderful place to take younger children. The exhibits are always up to date.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The amount of information in this museum is truly amazing! The history of Oklahoma is explained as you walk through each area in well designed displays and also with the help of the staff who are very readily available. There is a really cool hands on area for younger children where they can truly explore how the animals feel and... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Fun place to visit. Lots of interesting exhibits. Seeing the dinosaurs were really neat! They gave our school group a discount.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Love this place! Been awhile since I'd been here and loved the visit again! Movie nights and free Mondays are amazing for us not-so-rich people. Great place to teach your kids the beauty of the past of paleontology! Hands-on "gadgets" throughout the whole museum and the food in the cafe is so good! So glad they have this place!

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Additional Information about Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

Address: 2401 Chautauqua Ave., Norman, OK 73072-7029
Phone Number: 405-325-4712
Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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