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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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Wonderful place

We always take visitors here. Wonderful exhibits. Would recommend to anyone interested in natural history

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We always take visitors here. Wonderful exhibits. Would recommend to anyone interested in natural history

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We needed a break and took a spur of the moment road trip to Norman and OKC and we loved this museum! There was something to keep the entire family engaged (ages with us ranged between 4 and 60) interested! Overall it was a wonderful learning experience and so much fun!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We went to this museum on the first Monday of the month as it's free to the public then. We are a home schooling family so it was nice to go when other kids were in school as it was not busy at all. The museum is very clean, open and has some nice exhibits. After looking at the web... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The Sam Noble Museum is a gem. It offers educational programs for kids and families as well as adult-only evenings among world class exhibits. I have hosted birthday parties here, attended black tie galas, and will soon attend a wedding reception in the main area. Check out the website for free admission days and special events.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is one of my favorite museums, I visit every year. Get stepped on by a mammoth, see dinosaurs close up, search for tiny bugs and birds in spectacular dioramas... Something for all ages. I spend at least 4 hours exploring and there is always something new to see even in the permanent exhibits. The hall of Earth's history is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The museum is full of history. I visit there and experience multiple ancient cultures. Also, the animal models feel like alive. That's really cool.

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

As an instructor for international students at the University of Oklahoma, I found my students learned so much about Oklahoma and the US just by visiting this museum. It enlightened them as to the history of the country and they learned much about the local animals and habitats. They found the dinosaur and Native American exhibits the most interesting. There... More 

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Fox Island, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you like natural history, you won't be disappointed by this place. Great place to learn about dinosaurs and other natural history that abounds in Oklahoma. I grew up there and did not know about a lot of the natural history of the state or the region. Great place for kids, but allow plenty of time. Very well done and... More 

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We weren't expecting such a wonderful museum in Norman and were blown away. We only had about 2 hours and should have allowed much more time to give the museum it's fair due. We only made it to the Orientation Gallery and the Hall of Ancient Life but they were great. The Orientation Gallery gives you an overview of the... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is a great museum, where you can find different displays for different ages and preferences. I went to this museum at least five times in the past three years and always found something new to see and even to do.

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