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

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A great natural history museum, with interesting permanent and temporary exhibitions. We took my brother's grandkids, young teens and even they loved it. Great place to spend an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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211 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A great natural history museum, with interesting permanent and temporary exhibitions. We took my brother's grandkids, young teens and even they loved it. Great place to spend an afternoon or a day.

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We were able to get in for free thanks to the Blue Star program for military families. The staff was friendly and available for questions. My husband and I didn't think there was enough to see for what they wanted for admission. We were not that impressed. The kids loved the dinosaurs but they were ready to go after that.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Been here many times with family. Excellent natural history museum. Nice collection of dinosaurs, early mammals and native American artifacts.

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Brevard, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

What a great place to bring kids. They have a Discovery Room where very young children can play. The exhibits are excellent. We could spend all day in this museum.

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

So much to see here, we could have spent an entire day or more. Very impressive! Well maintained and plenty of friendly staff to answer questions. Wonderful way to beat the summer heat.

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Yukon, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 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

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 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

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 35 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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