NORMAN – The Sam Noble Museum’s annual spring celebration, “Eggstravaganza,” is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4.

This year’s spring fling will include free museum admission, games, crafts, face painting, “discovery tables” with museum specimens to explore, photos with the bunny and, of course, an egg hunt of Jurassic proportions on the museum grounds.

Indoor activities will include a dinosaur prize walk, face painting, a community garden coloring station, a discovery table featuring frog metamorphosis and an interactive game.

Families and children may pose for pictures with the celebratory bunny. Photos can be purchased on-site for $5. Individuals also may take their own photos at no charge.

Outdoor activities will include Pentaceratops ring toss, Saurophaganax bean bag toss and dig-a-dino. The egg hunt, featuring 4,000 eggs, will be held on the museum’s south grounds and will begin at 6:30 sharp. Admission and activities are free from 4 to 7 p.m.

“Eggstravaganza” is produced in partnership with the J.C. Penney Leadership Program in the University of Oklahoma’s Michael F. Price College of Business. Students from the OU J.C. Penney Leadership Program are assisting with the planning and staffing of the event. 

The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History is located on the OU Norman campus at Timberdell Road and Chautauqua Avenue. Accommodations on the basis of disability are available by calling (405) 325-4712 or at

Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors 65 and up, and $3 for youth ages 6 to 17. Children ages 5 and under are admitted for free. Discounts are available for military personnel and their immediate families.

Contact: Jen Tregarthen
(405) 325-0598

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