Loading Events

← Back to Events

Sam Noble Museum

+ Google Map
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
(405) 325-4712 http://samnoblemuseum.ou.edu

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

December 2018

Explore It!

December 15, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
See all
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! How do we use our senses? What is symmetry? How do animals eat their food? We'll figure out the answers to these questions and more as we investigate, experiment and learn about the world around us.

Find out more »

Museum Closed

December 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

The museum is closed on Tuesday, Dec. 25.

Find out more »
January 2019

Museum Closed

January 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

The museum is closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1, in observance of New Year's Day.

Find out more »

Free First Monday for Kids

January 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Enjoy complimentary admission to the museum for children 17 and under. General museum admission applies to visitors 18 and over. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply only to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays for Kids.

Find out more »
February 2019

Winged Tapestries Family Opening/Spike’s Super Saturdays

February 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us at the museum to celebrate our most recent temporary exhibit, Winged Tapestries. Enjoy Insect Adventure's live bug petting zoo, go wild as an OU Fit and Rec yoga instructor leads families in animal-themed yoga, make crafts, go on a scavenger hunt and more! Crafts, scavenger hunts and the Insect Adventure Bug Zoo will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other special activities include Circle Time at 10 a.m. and Wild Yoga at 10:30 a.m. along with…

Find out more »

Adults Only Night at the Museum

February 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for a night of trivia, games and hands-on natural history! Explore our exhibits after hours, win prizes and experience the Sam Noble Museum like you never have before. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar all night long! This program is for adults 21+. Registration closes February 13.

Find out more »
March 2019

Spike’s Super Saturdays

March 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for a morning of special activities and crafts! Go on a tour of our “bug room” where dermestid beetles clean the bones of new specimens soon-to-be added to our collections. Join us for Wild Yoga as an OU Fit and Rec yoga instructor leads families in animal-themed movement! Crafts, scavenger hunts and timed “bug room” tours will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other special activities include Circle Time at 10 a.m. and Wild Yoga at…

Find out more »

Spring Break Camp 2019

March 18, 2019 @ 8:30 am - March 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

New in 2019! Spend spring break playing games, exploring exhibits, making crafts and investigating science through hands-on experiences. Enjoy an insect petting zoo, music, dance performances and more during our full-day, week-long camp! Register online or call (405) 325-1008.

Find out more »

Spring Break Escape

March 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Spend an exciting day at the museum for spring break! Each day offers different shows, musical performances, crafts and other family activities. Spring Break Escape is an adventure for all ages. All activities included with regular admission.

Find out more »

Wolf Cub Scouts “Digging in the Past” Workshop

March 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Dive into the wonderful world of dinosaurs! We’ll identify, create and dig for fossils in this prehistoric adventure.  Wolf Cub Scouts will complete the requirements to earn the “Digging in the Past” adventure loop. Deadline to register March 20.

Find out more »

Webelos Scouts “Engineer” Workshop

March 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

What in the world is engineering? How do you make a blueprint? What is a prototype? Explore questions like these and more in our hands-on discovery of life as an engineer. Webelos will complete the requirements to earn the “Engineer” Webelos/AOL elective adventure pin. Deadline to register is March 20.

Find out more »
April 2019

ONAYLF Day One

April 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Pre-k through 5th grade performances.

Find out more »

ONAYLF Day Two

April 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

6th grade through 12th grade performances.  

Find out more »

Tiger Cub Scouts “Tiger Theater” Workshop

April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Tiger Scouts were born to perform! Join us as we learn about different types of theater, play games and explore nature-themed reader’s theater. Tiger Cub Scouts will complete the requirements to earn the “Tiger Theater” adventure loop. Deadline to register is March 27.

Find out more »

Bear Cub Scouts “World of Sound” Workshop

April 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Prepare yourself for a musical adventure around the world! Join us as we make instruments from different countries and learn about the cultures they come from. Bear Cub Scouts will complete the requirements to earn the “World of Sound” adventure loop. Deadline to register is March 27.

Find out more »

Spike’s Super Saturdays

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Catch our monarch madness as the Oklahoma Nature Conservancy runs a booth filled with butterfly activities and info! Joining the fun is Professor B. Looney, who will be making special balloon animals for visitors. Go wild as an OU Fit and Rec yoga instructor leads families in animal-themed yoga! Crafts, scavenger hunts and an Oklahoma Nature Conservancy activity booth will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other special activities include Circle Time at 10 a.m. and Wild Yoga…

Find out more »

Eggstravaganza

April 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for a spring party of Jurassic proportions, complete with spring crafts, face painting, an egg hunt and more! Free admission.

Find out more »

Family Invertebrate Fossil Field Trip

April 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

The Sam Noble Museum invites you to join invertebrate paleontology curator Steve Westrop, Ph.D., 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…

Find out more »

Family Invertebrate Fossil Field Trip

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

The Sam Noble Museum invites you to join invertebrate paleontology curator Steve Westrop, Ph.D., 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…

Find out more »
May 2019

Spike’s Super Saturdays

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Enjoy the musical styling's of local Oklahoma children's musician, Monty Harper, as he plays a special show in our Great Hall! Join us for a super Saturday filled with music, crafts, scavenger hunts and more! Other special activities include Circle Time at 10 a.m. and Wild Yoga at 10:30 a.m. along with regular Saturday programs like Explore It! and Discovery Time. Coffee and food trucks will be outside of the museum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Find out more »

Name that Dinosaur

May 31, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

How many dinosaurs can you name? Discover what ancient creatures roamed Oklahoma through games, songs, crafts and lots of fun for you and your little one! Name that Dinosaur is an indoor program.

Find out more »
+ Export Events