We are excited to welcome you and your party to the museum!
The Sam Noble Museum is one of the finest university-based museums in the world. We have over 10 million artifacts and specimens that represent Oklahoma’s history from prehistoric to modern times! To protect the museum’s collections from pests or from becoming damaged, we need your help. Please review the important guidelines below and pass the information on to your party guests. If you have any questions, please contact us at (405) 325-1008 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can have access to your party room up to 30 minutes before your party to prepare for your party guests.
Food (cake, snacks, candies, etc.) may be brought into the museum, but must remain in the party space or on the cart provided by your Spike Party Pal. Due to time limitations, the museum does not allow deliveries of food for birthday parties.
Please bring only individual serving beverages without a colored dye (examples: clear or brown sodas such as Coke, Dr. Pepper, Sprite, Capri-Sun, bottled juice or juice boxes, bottled water, etc.). Please do not bring beverages with a colored dye (examples: Kool-Aid, fruit punch, grape juice, orange soda) or beverages in 2-liter or gallon bottles.
You are welcome to bring additional table decorations and party decorations. The following are NOT allowed in the museum:
- Balloons (with or without helium)
- Glitter confetti, streamers, crepe paper
- Wall decorations—nothing can be taped or attached to the walls
- Items made of organic materials (i.e., live plants, feathers, moss, potpourri, straw, etc.)
Lighting of candles is strictly prohibited inside and outside of the museum property.
You are welcome to bring your own paper products for the party such as napkins, plates, forks, spoons, etc. Serving utensils can be provided for cutting cake. Please use plastic bags instead of paper sacks for transporting items. Coolers and Tupperware-style containers are permitted. Corrugated cardboard boxes are NOT allowed inside museum.
All food, other items and gifts brought in by your guests must be placed on the cart(s) provided by your Spike Party Pal. Your Spike Party Pal will set up the party area with your items. Use of electrical appliances and devices requires prior approval.
Photography or videotaping of the party is allowed for personal use only. You must obtain permission from museum employees and volunteers before photographing or videotaping these individuals.