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Norman, Oklahoma

Norman, Oklahoma

Norman, the seat of Cleveland County, is known for its progressive style and stature boasting sights and sounds for everyone as the third largest city in Oklahoma. Norman is rich in Oklahoma history and boasts homes and sites that have stood since the turn of the century.

Our community recognized the cultural importance of art and history. The new Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, a 190,000-square-foot facility has recently been completed and features seven galleries and a "hands on" discovery room to view living history from ages ago.

History of the world, nation, state, and city can be found in several locations. Artifacts, relics, fossils and even original works by Galileo grace our city. Visit the Cleveland County Historical Museum, the Western History Collections, or the Jacobson House Native American Cultural Center to explore the past.

The award winning Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of art, the Firehouse Art Center, Rupel Jones and Sooner Theaters offer visitors and residents a tremendous opportunity to enjoy the arts of today.

Our heritage is rich, today is exciting and the outlook for tomorrow is brilliant. Extend your trip ... find pleasure in Norman's treasures.

Attractions and Upcoming Events


The Jacobson House Native American Cultural Center

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its unique architectural style and its historic association with Native American fine art and culture, the Jacobson House is located in the former residence of Oscar B. Jacobson built in 1917. The center was opened in 1987

Norman, OK Arts

Firehouse Art Center

The Firehouse Art Center is Normans center for visual arts education, offering a gallery, gift shop and classes for adults and children. Housed in a 1946 fire station, the art center includes a clay studio complete with a fireman'

Norman, OK Arts

Oklahoma University

OU ranks No. 1 per capita in the nation among all comprehensive public universities in National Merit Scholars. This year, one out of every 15 freshmen entering OU direct from high school is a National Scholar. The 1999-00 freshmen class includes 10 National Scholars, including 134

Norman, OK Colleges

Jimmie Austin OU Golf Course

This award-winning 18 hole course ranks in the top ten in Oklahoma for the sixth straight year in a row! Perry Maxwell first designed this course in 1951 and Robert Cupp redesigned it in 1996

Norman, OK Golf Courses

Things to do near Norman, OK

Holdenville Lake

675 surface acres with 11 miles of shoreline; Boat ramp, restrooms, fishing dock, camper parking, electricity, picnic area, d...

Freedom Trail Playground

Equipped for disabled and able-bodied children; western frontier theme....

WPA Pecan Bowl

Built during the depression as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's WPA program, the construction of Okemah's WPA Pecan ...