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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.

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Norman Art Galleries

TRIBES GALLERY

"Southern Arapaho" (pictured), is one of many magnificent painting by Mirac Creepingbear available at Tribes Gallery, also representing many of Oklahoma's renowned and accomplished Native American Artists.

Norman, OK Arts

Sam Noble-Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

In 1899, the Territorial Legislature of the future state of Oklahoma mandated the founding of a natural history museum on the campus of the University of the Territory of Oklahoma in Norman, now the University of Oklahoma. The 195,000

Norman, OK Museums

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

The Moore-Lindsay House Historical Museum

This gracious Queen Anne style house, built in 1900, was purchased by the city of Norman in 1971. Focusing on the history of Cleveland County from the Land Run of 1889 to Statehood in 1907, the house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

Norman, OK Museums

Things to do near Norman, OK