Family Programs

Family Programs. Fun for all ages!

Family programs are designed for children and their family adults to investigate the wonderful world of science together. Education programs are sponsored by Arvest Bank, Republic Bank & Trust, 2 Green Chicks and Sam's Club.

Spring 2016 Programming

Family Invertebrate Fossil Field Trip
Friday, April 29, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Sam Noble Museum invites you to join invertebrate paleontology curator Dr. Steve Westrop for an exciting journey into Oklahoma’s Paleozoic past. Explore life in Oklahoma’s ancient oceans on Friday evening with a close-up look at some of the museum’s finest invertebrate specimens. On Saturday morning, we will depart from the museum at 9 a.m. and travel in university vans to the site where you will find a variety of marine fossils that you can take home. Bring a sack lunch, snacks, comfortable shoes and plenty of water. This field trip is for children 7 & up with an adult. Advance registration is required and space is limited. On-site registration is not available for this program. Participants are required to bring any forms sent via confirmation email (releases, waivers, etc.) on the first day of the program. Cost: $90 for members; $110 for non-members. Price includes one adult and one child. Each additional person is $45 for members and $55 for non-members. Deadline to register is April 22.


Email: Phone: 405-325-1008

Summer 2016 Programming

Family, ages 5+ Registration begins January 11 for Members; January 25 for Non-members Prices include one adult and one child. Members $20; Non-members $30 Each additional person: Member $10 / Nonmember $15

A Dinosaur’s Life
June 10, 6 to 8 p.m.

Join us as we blast into the prehistoric past! We will learn about how dinosaurs in the Cretaceous period lived and test our knowledge as we venture into our “Be the Dinosaur™” exhibit. “Be the Dinosaur™” is a groundbreaking fusion of state-of-the-art video game technology and traditional exhibits, featuring full-size dinosaur bones, a paleontology field station, a Safari Jeep and more. We will begin our night in the classroom… and end it in the Mesozoic Era!

A Night at the Museum
July 21, 7 to 9 p.m. 

Have you ever wondered what happens in the museum when the doors are locked and the lights go down? Explore and play in the museum with your family in a whole new way…you just might see something you’ve never seen before!

A Night with Bats
July 29, 8 to 10 p.m.

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a … mammal? Join us as we discover the amazing life of bats! We will discover the secrets of echolocation, flight and cave homes before traveling by caravan to a local park to encounter these high flying animals!

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