Youth, Adult and Family Programs
Registration, Paperwork, Payment and Cancellation Questions
How do I stay up-to-date on new programs offered by the museum?
All programs and events are listed on our website. You can sign up for our e-newsletter to receive notifications by visiting the museum’s home page at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu. You can also follow the Sam Noble Museum on social media for updates about programming.
Can I register for a program the day-of?
All programs require advanced registration and payment. Please see the program description for the registration deadline.
How do I pay for a program?
Program registration and payment information may be found online HERE. For assistance, please call Visitor Services at 405-325-7977.
My child does not meet age requirements for the program — can an exception be made?
All participants must meet the age requirements at the start of the program.
I want to register my child or my family for a program. Can I bring an additional child that does not the age requirements to a program as long as they do not participate?
Due to capacity limitations and for the positive experience for all participants, only children that meet the age requirements should register for the program.
How can I leave feedback or suggestions for a program?
Surveys will be provided to participants and/or their families at the end of every program. You can also contact firstname.lastname@example.org to leave feedback.
I can no longer come to a program I registered for — can I receive a refund or credit?
Cancellations must be received 10 business days prior to the start of the program for a refund.
What paperwork/permission slips are needed to participate in the programs?
All paperwork/permission slips needed for your participation in a Youth, Family or Adult Program will be sent to you as an attachment to your confirmation email. All photo releases are optional.
What happens if the museum cancels an event or program?
If the program is cancelled by the museum, you will receive notice as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued.
When will I be notified of a program cancellation?
All programs that do not meet minimum enrollment will be cancelled five (5) business days prior to the first day of the program.
Inclement weather: The Sam Noble Museum is part of the University of Oklahoma and will close when the university is closed. Should weather-related or other closings occur, we will inform you via phone and/or email as soon as possible.
What if there is inclement weather during the event?
Sam Noble Museum staff receives training on emergency policies and procedures. In case of a tornado, staff will guide participants to the designated safety locations in the building. For youth programs, Sam Noble Museum staff will stay with your child at all times.
Program Locations, Entering the Museum After-Hours and More Questions
How early should I arrive at the museum?
The program space will open 10 minutes prior to the start of the program for check-in.
Where do museum programs take place?
The museum offers on-site and off-site programs. On-site programs typically start in the education classrooms and may include visits to museum galleries, grounds and collections. Off-site programs explore local parks and locations within Oklahoma.
How do I enter the building?
Please use the staff entrance. The staff entrance is located east of the main museum entrance behind the bicycle racks. Security guards will direct you to the Hall of Education where you will check-in.
Participants will receive program-specific instructions prior to the start of their program. Please review this information.
Do we receive a badge or a loop after the scout program?
Scouts will engage in hands-on activities in order to complete all requirements to earn one badge, loop or pin. Badge, belt loops and pins are not included.
Can siblings attend scout programs?
Due to enrollment limitations, we are not able to accommodate additional siblings and other minors not enrolled in the workshop.