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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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SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Oklahoma City North ¥4,179
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 Central Oklahoma City, this hotel is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Remington Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Chesapeake Energy Arena and Cox Convention Center. Frontier City is 7 mi (11.2 km) away.

    Park Hill Inn and Suites
    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

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

      Lincoln Inn Express Hotel and Suites ¥5,095
      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 within 3 mi (5 km) of Oklahoma City Zoo, Omniplex Science Museum, and National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Oklahoma State Capitol and ASA Hall of Fame Stadium are also within 3 mi (5 km).

        Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Oklahoma City North ¥8,118
        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

          Located in Central Oklahoma City, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Penn Square Mall, and Omniplex Science Museum. Oklahoma City Zoo and Remington Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).

          The Monastery at Forest Lake ¥11,561
          The Monastery at Forest Lake

          The Monastery at Forest Lake

          3500 N Coltrane Rd, Oklahoma City, OK
             
            3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Located in Central Oklahoma City, this bed & breakfast is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Lincoln Park Golf Course and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from ASA Hall of Fame Stadium. 45th Infantry Division Museum and Oklahoma Railway Museum are also within 3 mi (5 km).

            Hyatt Place Oklahoma City / Bricktown ¥10,579
            Hyatt Place Oklahoma City / Bricktown

            Hyatt Place Oklahoma City / Bricktown

            20 Russell M. Perry Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK
               
              3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Located in Bricktown, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, Chesapeake Energy Arena, and OU Medical Center. Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum and Myriad Botanical Gardens are also within 1 mi (2 km). Santa Fe Depot is 10 minutes by foot.

              Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel ¥11,561
              Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel

              Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel

              1 N Broadway Ave, Oklahoma City, OK
                 
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Located in Downtown Oklahoma City, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Red Earth Museum, Chesapeake Energy Arena, and Myriad Botanical Gardens. Oklahoma State Fair Arena (The Big House) and Cox Convention Center are also within 10 minutes. Santa Fe Depot is only a 3-minute walk.

                Comfort Inn & Suites ¥7,708
                Comfort Inn & Suites

                Comfort Inn & Suites

                1809 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK
                   
                  2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Located in Central Oklahoma City, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of James E Stewart Golf Course, Chesapeake Energy Arena, and Myriad Botanical Gardens. Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum and OU Medical Center are also within 3 mi (5 km).