NWOSU Museum of Natural History

Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Alva, OK 73717
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NWOSU Museum of Natural History

Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Alva, OK 73717

Established in 1902, the NWOSU Museum of Natural History is the second oldest in Oklahoma. This museum includes displays and exhibits that feature fossils, geological, paleontological, anthropological, archeological and other natural history items, including endangered species collections. More than 20 mounted eagles are also on display throughout the museum. 




Monday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Open by appointment also. Please call ahead to confirm days/hours, as staffing schedules can vary per semester.
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