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Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

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Address: 2401 Chautauqua Ave, University of Oklahoma South Campus, Norman, OK 73072-7029
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+1 405-325-4712
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
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The museum is top quality with many exhibits of prehistoric creatures, dinosaur bones, assembled dinosaur bones. It also has an extensive exhibit of American Indians.

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum is top quality with many exhibits of prehistoric creatures, dinosaur bones, assembled dinosaur bones. It also has an extensive exhibit of American Indians.

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Norman, OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sam Noble museum is a quality stop for friends, families and kids of all ages. There are a variety of types of activities and a small gift shop to purchase toys and educational items. It's close to the OU campus and easy to access from Highway 9.

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great museum to visit if you are in Noble. It has a great collection of dinosaur fossils. Excellent kids interaction through the museum. Entrance is just $8. They have the Guinness World Record for the largest dinosaur skull. Recommended.

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Thank ViajeroNJ
Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great museum to take the kids to. There are enough interactive exhibits that they don't feel the need to touch the stuff they aren't supposed to. The kids room is a lot of fun and they always have stuff going on. Plus I believe it's every first Monday of the month that it's free. If you have... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing museum and is in an unexpected place: Norman Oklahoma The University of Oklahoma with the help of Sam Noble Foundation to an amazing Museum you could only find in major metropolitan cities.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sam Noble Museum grew out of the original Stovall Museum on campus. This is a first rate university museum. There are large dinosaur skeletons, all manner of lesser dinos, several fantastic hands-on historical animal exhibits from the age of dinosaurs to present day Oklahoma. You'll also find a half floor of indigenous peoples' historical village and houses, as well as... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are or you are not from Oklahoma, this is must see. What a story it tells of our Oklahoman heritage. Very affordable and accessible for all ages.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went here because I like natural history museums. This is not the best I have seen but it is worth it to spend an afternoon. It is located on the OU campus and apparently run by the university. The store was a real disappointment. It had mostly tourist junk, and not much for improving you education... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I love the events and Spikes club. Excellent exhibits and friendly people. We visit at least 4 times a year.

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Yukon, OK
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We took our grand daughters here - ages five and nine and they really enjoyed it. The museum is pristine and all the displays are wonderful. They loved the Indian dancers performance that day, they had never seen dancers before. This is a great way to spend a couple of hours, just make sure you have time to go check... More 

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