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, one of the state’s largest casinos. 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 Visit Norman or call 1-800-767-7260.

Attractions

SAM NOBLE OKLAHOMA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

2401 Chautauqua Avenue

Norman, Oklahoma 73072

(405) 325-4712

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

(405) 325-3272

One of the State's 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.

EVENT INFORMATION

For Event Information, Visit Norman

HOTEL INFORMATION

For hotel information, Visit Norman Hotels

CAR RENTALS

Hertz Car Rental
(800) 654-3131

Avis Car Rental
(800) 230-4898

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 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 210 National Scholars, including 134 National Merit Scholars. More than 800 National Scholars are currently enrolled at OU.

AMTRAK STATION INFORMATION

200 S. Jones Ave.
Norman, OK 73069

Services
• This is an unstaffed station

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

Checker Cab of Norman

(405) 329-3333

Yellow Cab of Norman

(405) 329-3335

Town Taxi
(405)-413-8999