News

Science Floor at Science Museum Oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma Extends Hours, Offers Train Car Tours During Spring Break

March 9, 2018

Visitors to Science Museum Oklahoma will have extra time for science exploration, plus tours of the museum’s 1929 Pullman parlor car and additional Science Live and Kirkpatrick Planetarium showtimes from March 17-25 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.

READ MORE
Nguyen Hung Cuong Great White Shark Origami Science Museum Oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma Unfolds Art, Science of Origami in New Exhibition

February 27, 2018

Origami creations from mere millimeters tall to upwards of 80 feet long will captivate guests in Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space galleries in March as SMO debuts “Into the Fold: The Art and Science of Origami” with a gallery opening from 6-8 p.m. March 9 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City. The gallery opening is free and open to the public.

READ MORE
Former NASA astronaut Don Thomas, Ph.D. Photo provided by NASA.

NASA to visit Science Museum Oklahoma, Feb. 22-24

February 19, 2018

Science Museum Oklahoma guests will have the chance to get hands-on with interactive NASA exhibits, meet astronaut Don Thomas, Ph.D., and talk to Boeing Company engineers working on NASA’s Space Launch System in a series of events planned for Feb. 22-24 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.

READ MORE
Science Museum Oklahoma Teen Apprentice Program

Applications Open for Science Museum Oklahoma Summer Teen Apprentice Program

February 8, 2018

Oklahoma City metro students entering grades 7-12 can spend this summer increasing science literacy, developing job skills and having fun with the Teen Apprentice Program at Science Museum Oklahoma.

READ MORE
Spring Break Camp at Science Museum Oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma Ignites Learning with Spring Break Camps

February 6, 2018

Fire safety, physics, engineering and tinkering are on deck for Science Museum Oklahoma’s spring break camps set for March 19-23 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.

READ MORE
Refractor telescope. Photo by Tom Arnold.

How to Pick a Telescope

January 10, 2018

Astronomy can be an extremely fun and exciting hobby. It’s one of the few sciences where your backyard can become a living laboratory, filled with the most exotic objects humans have ever discovered! A question we're often asked at Science Museum Oklahoma is how to select a telescope for a budding astronmer — young or old. SMO's Kirkpatrick Planetarium Director Tom Arnold offers this guidance:

READ MORE
Late Nite Labs at Science Museum Oklahoma

First-Ever 'Late Nite Lab' Comes to Science Museum Oklahoma in February

January 8, 2018

Oklahoma families can animate, automate, build, break and create from 6-11 p.m. on Feb. 9 at Science Museum Oklahoma during “Tinker ‘Bout It,” the museum’s first-ever Late Nite Lab.

READ MORE
girl scouts at science museum oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma Offers Spring Badge Classes, Overnights for Scouts

January 5, 2018

Oklahoma City metro area Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts have new options for earning science-related badges this spring at Science Museum Oklahoma with the museum’s new slate of Saturday Scout badge classes and scouting-focused Science Overnights.

READ MORE
Telescope lessons at Science Museum Oklahoma

Come-and-Go Telescope Lessons Offered Jan. 20 at Science Museum Oklahoma

January 3, 2018

Oklahomans who received a telescope this holiday season — or who simply own a telescope and would like to better understand how to use it — are invited to learn the ins and outs of operating the instruments during an informal, come-and-go event set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 20 at Science Museum Oklahoma.

READ MORE
ReLiveIt Augmented Reality at Science Museum Oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma Hosts Augmented Reality Pop-Up Museum Through Jan. 14

December 20, 2017

Through Jan. 14 at Science Museum Oklahoma, guests with a smartphone or tablet in hand can see a giraffe walk down a hallway, take look around Vincent Van Gogh’s famous “Bedroom in Arles,” see a space shuttle launch and much more thanks to augmented reality.

READ MORE

Pages