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Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

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Fun for the whole family

Good time for the family! It’s small but very well done! Overlook annoying security as they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norman, Oklahoma
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Wonderful smaller museum

I really like going to this museum. It has something for all ages of my family. The natural... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good time for the family! It’s small but very well done! Overlook annoying security as they stroll along, but be diligent with your kids. No outside food and drinks in the museum!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lisettep00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really like going to this museum. It has something for all ages of my family. The natural history on the first floor appeals with great information and has hands on interaction for the kids (and adults) to keep us all engaged. The upstairs artistic...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PlatinumAtMultiple
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was like going to a zoo with the animals in their natural environments. We could have spent several hours there but were on a tight schedule. Much improved from the first visit years ago. Everyone was friendly. Want to go back when we have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Arlene C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took the grandchildren to the Sam Noble Museum. They had a great time and so did I. So many interesting things to see there.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shaw9939
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We loved this gem of a museum. So much to see and learn about. Easy flow around exhibits. From sharks to Dino's . Even a guiness book of world record dinosaur, the Pentaceratops. It's a great sight. On and on. Great time was had by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Penny F
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The University of Oklahoma has done an amazing job of displaying fascinating artifacts of natural history. They have a wonderful group of dinosaurs on display. Definitely take the elevator to the second floor to get up close to one of their biggest dinosaurs! When we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sally K
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This a a great place for kids and adults to learn paleontology and see a large assortment of dinosaur fossils. Worth the trip.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MIKE C
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I already knew that Sam Noble Museum was award-winning, so I had high expectations. These were met. The exhibition spaces are beautiful and engaging, the museum docents are friendly and informative, and the gift shop is entirely appropriate. The architecture is beautiful, and it is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IWantIceCream
Reviewed 16 September 2018

My 6 year old grandson loved the exhibits. He could have stayed there all day looking at the dinosaurs and playing in the activity room.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank riokc1800
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This University Museum which traces several millions of years of Oklahoma's natural life is one of the best natural history museums I have ever seen. Its gigantic dinosaurs are not Hollywood reproductions but skeletons of Pentaceratops, Apatosaurus, etc. found in Oklahoma. The spectacular presentation of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Mia P
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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.
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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