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Science Museum Oklahoma

Blast off into outer space or discover the wonders of the human body in this family-friendly museum with a planetarium, interactive exhibits and  gardens.

Science Museum Oklahoma combines a wide range of scientific themes into one museum complex. Visitors of all ages can experience scientific discovery with interactive exhibits spread across more than 8 acres (3 hectares) of exhibition space. Learn about the amazing feats of science, aviation and space exploration and get your brain ticking with hands-on activities.

Find out what your body and five senses are capable of on the Science Floor. Hundreds of activities demonstrate the laws of physics and the marvels of the human mind and body. Check out the Kid Inventor exhibit to bring your children’s ideas to life. Let them run wild in the CurioCity gallery, which contains a range of different activities that encourage learning through play. Budding inventors can sign up for a workshop in the Tinkering Garage and work on innovative new creations.

View the skies in the Kirkpatrick Planetarium. This state-of-the-art facility showcases the Milky Way and distant galaxies through regularly updated shows and screenings. Learn about an astronaut’s daily activities in a NASA space program at the Destination Space gallery. The Aviation gallery brings visitors almost all the way back to Earth. Check out vintage aircraft and Leonardo da Vinci’s early aviation sketches.

Continue exploring to find exhibits about the weather, optical illusions, railways and the ocean. Let smaller kids enjoy the two-story tree house and the SMO fire station. Specialty touring exhibitions and seasonal programs feature at the museum at different times of the year. 

Make your way outside to explore the museum’s gardens. You’ll find different botanical displays showing vegetables, herbs, native plants and aquatic plants. Enjoy a picnic on the lawns or stop by the museum café for a snack.

Science Museum Oklahoma is located in the city’s Adventure District, which is a 15-minute drive north of downtown. It is easy to reach by bus or car. Park on site for free. The museum is open daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Discounted admission is available to visitors over 65 or under 12.


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Park Hill Inn and Suites $49
Park Hill Inn and Suites

Park Hill Inn and Suites

1400 North East 63rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK
     
    2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Situated in Oklahoma City, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of International Gymnastics Hall of Fame and National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Oklahoma City Zoo and ASA Hall of Fame Stadium are also within 2 mi (3 km).

    Justlikehome Okc-50th Street Luxury Stay for up to 14
    Justlikehome Okc-50th Street Luxury Stay for up to 14

    Justlikehome Okc-50th Street Luxury Stay for up to 14

    Oklahoma City, OK
       
      0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Located in Central Oklahoma City, this vacation home is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Black Liberated Arts Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Oklahoma City Zoo and National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. ASA Hall of Fame Stadium and Penn Square Mall are also within 3 mi (5 km).

      Lincoln Inn Express Hotel and Suites $47
      Lincoln Inn Express Hotel and Suites

      Lincoln Inn Express Hotel and Suites

      5405 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK
         
        2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Located in Central Oklahoma City, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Black Liberated Arts Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Oklahoma City Zoo and National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. ASA Hall of Fame Stadium and Penn Square Mall are also within 3 mi (5 km).

        OYO Hotel Oklahoma City Lincoln Blvd $41
        OYO Hotel Oklahoma City Lincoln Blvd

        OYO Hotel Oklahoma City Lincoln Blvd

        5301 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK
           
          2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          Located in Central Oklahoma City, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Black Liberated Arts Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Oklahoma City Zoo and National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. ASA Hall of Fame Stadium and Penn Square Mall are also within 3 mi (5 km).

          SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Oklahoma City North $49
          SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Oklahoma City North

          SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Oklahoma City North

          6101 N Santa Fe Ave, Oklahoma City, OK
             
            2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Located in the heart of Oklahoma City, this hotel is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Remington Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Cox Convention Center and Chesapeake Energy Arena. Frontier City is 7 mi (11.2 km) away.

            Renaissance Waterford Oklahoma City Hotel $101
            Renaissance Waterford Oklahoma City Hotel

            Renaissance Waterford Oklahoma City Hotel

            6300 Waterford Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK
               
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Located in Central Oklahoma City, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Penn Square Mall and within 6 mi (10 km) of Oklahoma City University and Oklahoma City Zoo. OU Medical Center and Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum are also within 9 mi (15 km).

              Hyatt Place Oklahoma City - Northwest $76
              Hyatt Place Oklahoma City - Northwest

              Hyatt Place Oklahoma City - Northwest

              1511 Nw Expressway St, Oklahoma City, OK
                 
                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Located in Central Oklahoma City, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Penn Square Mall and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Oklahoma City University. Memorial Park and Western Avenue are also within 2 mi (3 km).

                Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Oklahoma City North $80
                Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Oklahoma City North

                Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Oklahoma City North

                6200 North Robinson Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK
                   
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  This family-friendly Oklahoma City hotel is located in the entertainment district, within 3 mi (5 km) of National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Penn Square Mall and Omniplex Science Museum. Oklahoma City Zoo and The Zoo Amphitheatre are also within 6 mi (10 km).