4.2
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Science Museum of Oklahoma

2020 Remington Place, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111 USA

Closed Now
Opens Thu 9a

“Includes Int'l Gymnastics Hall of Fame”

Admiral John Kirkpatrick was born in Oklahoma City in February 1908 and graduated from the Oklahoma City Public Schools before attending West Point, Marion Institute and, in 1931, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy. In 1932, Kirkpatrick married Eleanor Blake of Mangum. During World War II, Kirkpatrick served 54 months at sea as a gunnery officer aboard the USS North Carolina and later served on the USS Alaska and the USS Oklahoma City. After the war, Kirkpatrick entered the oil business and in 1950 founded the Kirkpatrick Oil Company. Prominent civic leaders in Oklahoma City since the 1940s, the Kirkpatricks have given much to the communities and state of Oklahoma through their generosity and philanthropy, including multiple arts and education organizations. Their works are continued today through the Kirkpatrick Foundation. Science Museum Oklahoma was made possible largely through the support and generosity of the Kirkpatrick family. The Science Museum Oklahoma is a science museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The museum is home to the Kirkpatrick Planetarium and a dome theater, as well as a number of specialized galleries.

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Reviewed by
Brandorff-Hansen

  • 1 Review
  • 1 Helpful
January 15, 2015
Rated 5.0

Our kids (10 and 12) loved this museum where you can "play" all day. We are going to visit it again because our last visit of just 6 hours wasn´t enough. This time we´ll bring our own lunch though, because the food there is just junk-food… I really wish they had nice and healthy sandwiches and salads and good coffee…
The planetarium and live shows are good - so are the movies…
There is lots of hands-on activities for kids and adults. Great place!

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Reviewed by
Oliver

  • 68 Reviews
  • 22 Helpful
August 31, 2014

I used to know this place as the "Omniplex," which is a pretty sick name. Whether the younger version of myself was feeling wild and reckless or curious, the museum has a great variety of hands-on activities, galleries, and exhibits. I think it's only gotten better since then!

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Reviewed by
walverson

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
September 22, 2017
Rated 5.0

I would give this more stars if I could!
My husband and I were just as disappointed to leave as the kids were. There was enough to explore for days! One piece of advice- it would be a good idea to have a change of clothes (or even a swim diaper for babies). The water table and area is the neatest I've seen. My kids came out totally soaked!

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Reviewed by
Szbeylik

  • 23 Reviews
  • 6 Helpful
January 06, 2016
Rated 5.0

I almost didn't go, because " a science museum is the same everywhere". I'm so glad we did. Very cool, lots of hands-on, great visual experience. Took twice as long as we originally planned, we didn't want to leave. Great price too.

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Reviewed by
thues10

  • 21 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
October 14, 2015
Rated 1.0

Okay for kids but it was underwhelming and after being to the science museum in Houston, it put this one to shame.

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Science Museum of Oklahoma

2020 Remington Place
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
73111 USA

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  • Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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