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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

Western History Collection

The University of Oklahoma's Western History Collections is one of the largest and most complete assemblages of materials on the American West. 65,000

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

Santa Fe Depot Art Center

Located in a city park known as "Legacy Trail," the north side of the depot is now the home of the Norman Arts and Humanities Council. Grounds can be used for special events and currently display public art sculptures of bronze and wood produced by Oklahoma artists. On the

Norman, OK Arts

Sooner Theater

Built in 1929 for the new "talking pictures," the Grand Dame of the city is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Oklahoma List of Historic sites. The elegant Spanish Gothic theatre annually attracts some 20,000

Norman, OK Theatres

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

Things to do near Norman, OK

Langston University

Founded in 1897 and the only historically black college in the state. ...

BelMar Golf Club

This brand-new 18 hole golf course is as Native Oklahoma as you can get! The luxurious clubhouse features a spectacular over ...

Whittenberg Lake

Whittenberg Lake offers fishing on the south end of the lake. The north end of the lake is privately owned property. Call ...