Top 6 Children's Museums In Oklahoma, USA

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Also called the Sooner State, Oklahoma features a mix of cowboy, Old West history, and Native American culture vibes, combined with beautiful landscapes and lots of attractions for the avid traveler. You will find parks, cultural spots, historic sites, and family recreational venues spread out across the state. There are lots of ways to catch fun with your household, from miniature golf, arcades, and museums, featuring educational activities, hands-on experiences, and playgrounds. These institutions are dedicated to foster the creativity of your kids while they play and have the fun of their lives. From the biggest community-built outdoor playground in Leonardo’s Children’s Museum to building real objects in Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab, give your kids beautiful moments in these children’s museums in Oklahoma, USA.

1. Science Museum Oklahoma

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Have the fun of your life with your family in this over 8-acre (3.2-hectare) museum, established in 1958 and featuring thousands of cultural, aviation, and space artifacts, as well as several attractions. The Science Museum Oklahoma not only provides your child with an interactive way to learn and have fun, but it also aims to awaken your inner child. Make your voyage beyond the Milky Way in the Kirkpatrick, admire the real Apollo Command Module Mission Simulator, make cool stuff with the equipment in the Tinkering Garage exhibit, and much more. Aside from the thrills in the interior, you can have some recreational moments in the outdoor garden’s patio.

Science Museum Oklahoma

Address: 2020 Remington Pl, Oklahoma City, OK 73111, United States

Website: Science Museum Oklahoma

Opening hours: Sat: 9am - 6pm; Sun: 11am - 6pm; Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

Price: 13 - 16 USD

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2. Oklahoma WONDERtorium

Boast the creativity of your kids aged 12 and below in this award-winning children’s museum, highlighting developmental play and interactive exhibitions. Within this 10,000-square-feet (929-square-meter) institution, you will find a gift shop, an office space, party rooms, classrooms, and presentations spaces. There are 15 interactive displays spanning culture, history, math, art, engineering, and science to spark the curiosity of your young ones. Let them have the fun of their lives in Forest Playground or the Water Play, gather eggs and milk a cow at Generation Station Barn or explore the 1900s-model grocery store, and much more.

Oklahoma WONDERtorium

Address: 308 W Franklin Ln, Stillwater, OK 74075, United States

Website: Oklahoma WONDERtorium

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 10am - 5pm; Sun: 1pm - 5pm (closed on Mon)

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3. Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum

It is more than a career day at Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum, where your kids can have hands-on experience with several exhibits dedicated to occupations, including piloting, meteorology, artistry, medicine, and much more. Aside from the indoor exhibition area, there is also an outdoor space, featuring attractions to give you and your young ones, thrilling moments. Start by visiting the 13,500-gallon (51103-litre) aquarium filled with different sea life, then explore the heartwarming landscape of Seminole, complete with turtles, geese, swans, ducks, and more by riding 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) in the SuperSONIC Express train. Other draws include the giant Castle Maze and a massive play spot.

Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum

Address: 1714 OK-9, Seminole, OK 74868, United States

Website: Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 10am - 5pm; Sun: 1pm - 5pm (closed on Mon)

Price: 9 - 10 USD

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4. Tulsa Children's Museum Discovery Lab

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In this discovery lab, your kids don’t only get to see exciting exhibits; they also get to build foreign objects themselves. This innovation is not limited to their career interests as it spans math, engineering, technology, science, and arts to help them enhance their creativity. Your kids can make use of everyday items to make cool stuff at the Do-It-Yourself Maker Workshop or the interactive Tulsa Tapes and Tunnels, where they can make changes to the Tulsa’s underground passageways-inspired exhibit. Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab also hosts education camps, classes, and other initiatives to ensure your child has memorable experiences.

Tulsa Children's Museum Discovery Lab

Address: 560 N Maybelle Ave, Tulsa, OK 74127, United States

Website: Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 9:30am – 5pm; Sun: 11:30am – 5pm

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5. Leonardo’s Children’s Museum

From a giant community-built outdoor playground, Adventure Quest, the little community to the hand-on creativity, the recently updated museum is a must-visit family destination. This massive, two-level institution features a small neighborhood on the upper level, featuring a farm, a hospital spot, a dentist’s office, and a grocery store. It features changing exhibitions, and your kids can create unusual objects, including an airplane in the art studio, check out the Critter Area, Bed of Nails, and engage in other thrilling activities. The first level is dedicated to motor experimentation and highlights pump jacks, oil derricks, and other pieces of equipment dotting the city’s landscape. Engaging, fun activities live in Leonardo’s Children’s Museum.

Leonardo’s Children’s Museum

Address: 200 E Maple Ave, Enid, OK 73701, United States

Website: Leonardo’s Children’s Museum

Price: 10 USD

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6. Oklahoma Railway Museum

Enjoy a sightseeing ride and a tour of the city’s street rail transportation and railroad heritage between the 19th and 20th centuries in the Oklahoma Railway Museum. Established in the late 1990s, this institution is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting structures and vintage objects of Oklahoma’s railroad transportation. Check out a real passenger train, an actual steam engine, and let your kids have fun with Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine at specific periods around the year. You and your family will also enjoy a thrilling ride past Texas rail, Oklahoma’s old Missouri, and Kansas to downtown Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Railway Museum

Address: 3400 NE Grand Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73111, United States

Website: Oklahoma Railway Museum

Opening hours: Thu - Sat: 9am - 5pm (closed from Sun - Wed)

Price: Free

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Enjoy fulfilling family time in Oklahoma

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This state has lots of ways to make your next family getaway thrilling and glamorous. Put a long-lasting smile on the faces of your kids as you also enjoy all the excitement offered in these children’s museums in Oklahoma, USA.

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