The Edmond Sun

July 15, 2013

Sam Noble Museum offers complimentary admission


Special to The Sun

NORMAN — On Tuesday, the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History in Norman will offer complimentary admission, thanks to a gift from Chesapeake Energy Corp.

Summer Explorers, week-long discovery-based programs, will be offered through August for children ages 4-14.

On exhibit at the museum is “Beautiful Beasts: The Unseen Life of Oklahoma Spiders and Insects,” featuring larger-than-life photographs of Oklahoma’s smallest creatures, and “Bob Kuhn: Drawing on Instinct,” displaying beautiful sketches and paintings of some of the world’s most magnificent animals. Both exhibits will be on display through Sept. 8.

The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History is on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus at Timberdell Road and Chautauqua Avenue. Accommodations on the basis of disability are available by calling 325-4712 or at www.snomnh.ou.edu.

Regular admission to museum is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors 65 and up, and $3 for youth ages 6-17. Children ages 5 and under are admitted free.