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Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

2401 Chautauqua Ave, University of Oklahoma South Campus, Norman, OK 73072-7029
+1 405-325-4712
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I took my kids to this museum decades ago. Now I take my Grandchildren

I've been going to Sam Noble Museum since 1975, even before they moved to their new facility. It... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
pepperwilliams
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Earthquake exhibit not worthy of a visit

We went late in the day because it t was the last day of the earthquake exhibit and we thought it... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Bj M
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“discovery room” (18 reviews)
“all ages” (34 reviews)
“dinosaur bones” (12 reviews)
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2401 Chautauqua Ave, University of Oklahoma South Campus, Norman, OK 73072-7029
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

I've been going to Sam Noble Museum since 1975, even before they moved to their new facility. It is remarkable to have this quality of museum in your own backyard. The dinosaur displays are remarkable with some of the specimen being largest specimens of their...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went late in the day because it t was the last day of the earthquake exhibit and we thought it might be interesting. This exhibit was very small and most of the stations either were out of service or just weren't working. We were...More

Thank Bj M
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

If you like history be sure to stop here and get an up close visit with a dinosaur. Kids and adults both will enjoy this museum.

1  Thank Carol S
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

I took my kids (ages 15 and 6) because I knew my 6-year-old would absolutely LOVE seeing the dinosaur, but I was unprepared for how much I loved it also! Super informative, the dinosaur fossils are up close and personal, and I also really loved...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

this is such a nice museum, something you definitely shouldn't miss if you are in Norman. wonderful exhibits.

1  Thank Kim R
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

I visited this museum with my sister who lives in the area. They offer free visits if you are a military veteran which I am. We spent 3 hours reading and looking at all the displays. The dinosaur exhibits were fascinating and we were told...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A lovely museum with so much to do. The museum itself was very clean and well maintained. The exibits were large and there was something to interest everyone. Whether it was the giant dino skeletons or earthquake simulator there's something for everyone here. A large...More

Thank Cain N
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

The Sam Noble Museum of Natural history is a must see if you are in Norman Oklahoma or passing thru Norman. The museum is located on the south campus of the University of Oklahoma... just across the street from Barry Switzer's house. The museum is...More

Thank John F
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We are supporting members of this excellent community resource. Educational opportunities for all ages. Audubon Society also meets here on the second Thursday of the month during the fall and winter months. They also have a wonderful gift store which provides wonderful Christmas gifts for...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lots to see and do for the price, my children always love going to San Noble Museum. The dinosaur bones are awesome along with the forest area on the second floor. lots of hands on things for children to do as well.

Thank Jesse A
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Mia P
13 March 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.
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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
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