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Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great place for a couple of hours of enjoyment

They're easily accessed and have an array of interesting historical information and photos. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tucson, Arizona
Fun, Educational Visit

We enjoyed our short visit to the Museum during a recent trip to Norman. It was educational and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Canton, Georgia
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2401 Chautauqua Ave, University of Oklahoma South Campus, Norman, OK 73072-7029
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They're easily accessed and have an array of interesting historical information and photos. Great place to go for an afternoon getaway.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank overtheline2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our short visit to the Museum during a recent trip to Norman. It was educational and interactive enough to keep it interesting. I would have enjoyed a more personalized guided tour though the museum staff positioned around the museum were kind and engaging...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank rwatson579
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my ten year old son over spring break. He loved it. I loved it. It was a little busy, but not too bad. They had activities throughout the day for spring break.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank okietraveler2008
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Initially I was worried this museum was on the smaller side and debated driving to the Science Museum Oklahoma. We were staying in Norman and this was the more convenient option. We were not disappointed and spent 2 hours here and were able to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Had a great time with the granddaughter, lots of things to see and do. Kinda pricey, plan on spending a few hours

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hungry_traveler321
Reviewed February 17, 2019

My children now in high school have grown up with this museum and they have extremely fond memories of their experiences here. We participated in the discovery room programs when they were toddler and elementary school age. We visited at least once a month with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claudia R
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Wonderful collections. I believe one day is not enough to see entire museum. We had to visit again. It is one of the best museum I have visited.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shruti u
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

This is a great museum with lots a awesome exhibits. There is an area for young kids to get their creativity on!! No all that big, but a nice, not so crowded place to go and spend 2-3 hours with the kiddos. Give it a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JRogers1966
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

We love the Sam Noble and visit at least 4 times a year. We enjoy bringing out of town visitors and checking out the special exhibits. The dinosaur exhibits are our favorite but the animals upstairs and the kids learning room are also great. Great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Great exhibits and very little kid friendly with hands on activities. Strollers are available FCFS. Can make a really good 4 hours here but no more than 6 so can be done in a day trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mia P
March 13, 2017|
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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.
September 3, 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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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