Monarchs at the Museum

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Get ready for the museum’s first fall public program! Monarchs at the Museum will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 23, Thursday Sept. 24 and Saturday Sept. 26. Visitors will get a chance to learn about butterflies native to Oklahoma and monarch butterfly […]

Monarchs at the Museum

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Get ready for the museum’s first fall public program! Monarchs at the Museum will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 23, Thursday Sept. 24 and Saturday Sept. 26. Visitors will get a chance to learn about butterflies native to Oklahoma and monarch butterfly […]

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Permian Monster Mash

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Get ready for the museum’s October public program! Permian Monster Mash will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 21 and Saturday Oct. 24, and from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 22. Visitors can explore the world […]

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Permian Monster Mash

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Get ready for the museum’s October public program! Permian Monster Mash will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 21 and Saturday Oct. 24, and from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 22. Visitors can explore the world […]

Permian Monster Mash

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Get ready for the museum’s October public program! Permian Monster Mash will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 21 and Saturday Oct. 24, and from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 22. Visitors can explore the world […]

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

Storytime at the Sam

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

Members Night with The Bearded Lady Project

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Museum members are cordially invited to the museum for an evening of exclusive access to our newest traveling exhibit and associated documentary, “The Bearded Lady Project: Challenging the Face of Science”. The exhibit “celebrates the work of female paleontologists and highlights the challenges and obstacles they face”. Be the first to watch the documentary, tour […]

Curiousiday: Glowing in the Dark

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for a magical day as we explore bioluminescence! This event will feature crafts based on the glow of marine life, as well as the glimmer of land critters. There will be a variety of activities ranging from glow-in-the-dark stencil art to learning about what crawls beneath our feet! All activities are bilingual in […]

Evening Under the Moon

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for an Evening Under the Moon! We begin by hosting a presentation on the basics of visual astronomy at 8:00 p.m. followed by a lunar viewing session. Telescopes and professional assistance are provided courtesy of the Ten Acre Observatory and the Odyssey Astronomy Club. 

Family Program: A Night With Bats

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Registration for A Night with Bats is now full, thank you for your interest in our programming!

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, oh my! Use your art and mathematics skills to design your own Star Wars costume! Help construct a satellite with an ambassador from NASA! Use a microscope to make your own micro discoveries with the Oklahoma Microscopy Society, and much more! Come discover, design and create with us and seven different organizations. It's […]

Crafts and Tales

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for a story followed by an activity that can range from learning about a real specimen from our collections to crafting a thematic piece of artwork! Crafts and Tales takes place at 11:15 a.m. in the Discovery Room every Wednesday. 

Adult Program: Paleo Puzzles

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Put your puzzle skills to the test and step into the shoes of a fossil preparator as you attempt to reconstruct a fossil cast. Learn the skills and techniques that professional fossil preparators use to piece fossils back together in order to facilitate the research of extinct animals. Participants will also get a behind-the-scenes tour […]

Free Webinar: Fieldwork While Female with Dr. Bonnie Pitblado

Virtual Event

On August 24 at 6 p.m. CDT you're invited to join us on Zoom for the first event in our free “Fieldwork While Female” speaker series. Hear from archaeologist Dr. Bonnie Pitblado about her research and experiences as a woman in science. Dr. Pitblado is an archaeologist with interests in the initial peopling of the […]

Free Webinar: Fieldwork While Female with Dr. Jac Lungmus

Virtual Event

Join us on Zoom on August 31 at 6 p.m. CDT as we host Dr. Jac Lungmus, the new Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Sam Noble Museum, who will share her research and experiences as a woman in science. Dr. Lungmus is a paleobiologist focusing on the association between shape and function, and how […]

Dino Day Camp – September 2, 2022

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Looking for a day of adventure for your 5 to 11-year-old during their day out of school? Join us for activities, crafts, games and gallery tours as we explore natural history. This one-day camp is for ages 5-11. Any children attending will need to bring a lunch, two snacks, and a water bottle.  Cost: $55 […]

Dino Day Camp – September 5, 2022

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Looking for a day of adventure for your 5 to 11-year-old during their day out of school? Join us for activities, crafts, games and gallery tours as we explore natural history. This one-day camp is for ages 5-11. Any children attending will need to bring a lunch, two snacks, and a water bottle.  Cost: $55 […]

Free Webinar: Fieldwork While Female with Dr. Lisa White

Virtual Event

Dr. Lisa White will be joining us on Zoom to discuss her research and experiences as a woman in science on September 8, 2022 at 6 p.m. CDT. Dr. White is a geologist and the assistant director for education and public programs at the University of California Museum of Paleontology at UC Berkeley. She works […]

Nature at Night

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Explore the world as day changes to night. We’ll use our senses to discover many animals active at night. Come ready to explore a whole new world! Cost: $15 (Member Adult or Youth) and $20 (Non-Member Adult or Youth) Registration closes on September 2, 2022. Click here to register. 

Monarchs at the Museum

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Have you ever wanted to tag and release a butterfly? Good news! At the Monarchs at the Museum event, you can do exactly that! We will also be learning about other special pollinators such as bees and moths with fun discovery tables, crafts and other hands-on activities. All activities are bilingual in both English and […]

Vertebrate Paleontology Preparation Training

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Learn how to professionally clean and prepare fossils for research and study! Over six weeks a small group of volunteers will be invited to work in our fossil preparation lab and become part of the team that helps with ongoing paleontology projects. Only six positions are available for each class, and volunteers must commit to […]

Little Scientists – September 13, 2022

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making! Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. Little Scientists is for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Cost: $15 (Adult/Child Pair - Member)  $20 (Adult/Child Pair - Non-Member) $10 for each additional […]

Free Webinar: Fieldwork While Female with Dr. Ellen Currano

Virtual Event

Dr. Ellen Currano joins us through Zoom on September 15 at 3:15 p.m. CDT. Dr. Currano is a paleoecologist at the University of Wyoming and uses fossil plants to investigate the response of ancient forest ecosystems to environmental perturbations. She is also the lead subject and project scientific consultant to The Bearded Lady Project: Challenging […]

Crafts and Tales

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Join us for a story followed by an activity that can range from learning about a real specimen from our collections to crafting a thematic piece of artwork! Crafts and Tales takes place at 11:15 a.m. in the Discovery Room every Wednesday. 

Free Webinar: Fieldwork While Female with Dr. Megan Elwood Madden

Virtual Event

Join us on Zoom on September 22, 2022 at 3:15 p.m. CDT as we welcome Dr. Madden as the latest speaker in our Fieldwork While Female free webinar series. Dr. Elwood Madden uses laboratory experiments, field studies and geochemical models to study the geochemistry of minerals, rocks and fluids that form via hydrosphere-lithosphere-atmosphere interactions. These […]

Free Webinar: Fieldwork While Female with Dr. Liz Smith

You're invited to join us on Zoom as we welcome Dr. Liz Smith as part of our Fieldwork While Female free webinar series. Dr. Smith is a Research Meteorologist with the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory at the University of Oklahoma. Her work focuses on boundary layer processes in the earth's atmosphere, relevant to near-storm […]

Bedlam Blood Battle!

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Stop by our bi-annual blood drive Friday, 30 Sept. from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.! All donors participating in the OBI donation day will receive a free OU or OSU t-shirt, and one free ticket to the Sam Noble Museum! To sign up for your spot to donate blood and receive the promotions, click here.

Little Scientists – October 4, 2022

Sam Noble Museum 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making! Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. Little Scientists is for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Cost: $15 (Adult/Child Pair - Member)  $20 (Adult/Child Pair - Non-Member) $10 for each additional […]