Norman, Oklahoma’s third largest city, is home to world-class museums, colorful annual events, inspiring performing arts and nationally recognized sports teams. Explore this charming, contemporary city that echoes a down-home pioneer spirit of hospitality. The Sam Noble Museum of Natural History offers the largest collection of dinosaur and prehistoric artifacts outside the Smithsonian, including the world’s largest Apatosaurus. Van Gogh can be seen in the permanent collection at the University of Oklahoma’s Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art. From the train station, catch a van to Riverwind, the state's largest casino.
The rich heritage of Native American culture is on display throughout the city. Spend a weekend in Norman for great dining, shopping, fantastic events, and memorable attractions. Go to www.visitnorman.com or call 1-800-767-7260.
Amtrak Station Information
200 S. Jones Ave.
Norman, OK 73069
• This is an unstaffed station
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum Of Natural History
2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, Oklahoma 73072
Museum covering over 300 million years of Oklahoma’s natural history in a 195,000 square foot facility. Five galleries feature thousands of artifacts in 50,000 square feet of exhibit space.
The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
410 W. Boyd Street, on the campus of the University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma 73072
One of the States premier art collections and has been selected one of the finest university art museums in the country by The Art Lovers Travel Guide to American Museums. The collections are rich in American art of this century, including that of the American Indian. The Fleischaker Collection showcases the art of the plains and Pueblos of the Southwest. Special exhibitions change frequently and cover a range of styles and periods.
The University Of Oklahoma
Home of college football's 2000 National Champions. OU ranks No. 1 per capita in the nation among all comprehensive public universisties 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 freshmem class includes 210 National Scholars, including 134 National Merit Scholars. More than 800 National Scholars are currently enrolled at OU.
For event information, go to:
Checker Cab of Norman
Yellow Cab of Norman
The Norman Convention & Visitors Bureau