Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
2401 Chautauqua Ave
Norman
,
OK
73072
Phone: 405-325-4712
Fax: 405-325-7699

A family-friendly adventure, the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History features four billion years of Oklahoma history including the world's largest Apatosaurus and several other dinosaur skeletons.  In the Hall of Ancient Life discover the origins of life and walk through exhibits showcasing gigantic prehistoric bugs, skeletons of massive aquatic creatures that once inhabited the seas that covered Oklahoma, and record-setting mounted dinosaurs.  The museum's Pentaceratops skull holds the Guinness World Record as the largest.  

The centerpiece of the Hall of Ancient Life is the "Clash of the Titans" exhibit where two Jurassic giants are locked in a life or death struggle.  The world's largest Apatosaurus, which was excavated in the Oklahoma panhandle, towers next to a T-Rex look-alike known as Saurophaganax Maximus that once roamed the Oklahoma plains.  Other exhibits in the Hall of Ancient Life include a saber-tooth cat, mammoths, and distant relatives of bears and ostriches as well as exhibits covering the Cretaceous and Cenozoic periods as well as exhibits about the mass extinction of the dinosaurs.

Other exhibits in the museum include realistic nature dioramas such as a walk-through limestone cave, Native American artifacts, and vast collections of biological specimens from across Oklahoma. The museum also offers special exhibitions and family programs. There's a hands-on Discovery Room for kids, plus a fabulous museum store and cafe.

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Amenities
Discounts: Senior Discount
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop, Handicapped Parking, Restaurant on site
Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Complimentary Attraction Passes for Guide/Driver, Group Rates Available
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-35
Tour Information: Guided Tours, Self-guided tours
Hours
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Thanksgiving Day.
Pricing
Adults: $8
Seniors (65 and up): $6
Children (ages 4-17): $5
Children 3 and under: Free While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.
Directions
From I-35 take exit 108A E onto Hwy 9. Go 2 miles then turn L on Chautauqua Ave. Go 1.8 miles to museum entrance, located on the right.

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