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Science Museum Oklahoma’s Record-Breaking Year and Upcoming Planetarium: A testament to its status as a leader in science education and cultural institution


Feb 13, 2024
Science Museum Oklahoma vying for Newsweek’s Best Science Museum award

Science Museum Oklahoma (SMO) has been nominated for Newsweek magazine’s Best Science Museum award. Since its establishment in 1958, SMO has been a hub for science education, captivating Oklahomans and visitors with its interactive exhibits, discovery-based activities, astronomy shows, Science Live demonstrations, educational outreach efforts, and special events.

To vote for Science Museum Oklahoma as Newsweek’s Top Science Museum, visit their website. The museum’s nomination reaffirms its status as a leader in the field and a beloved cultural institution within the state of Oklahoma.

In 2023, SMO reported record-breaking attendance records, with over six million visitors. This year, the museum is set to open a state-of-the-art planetarium in the fall. Sherry Marshall, John E. Kirkpatrick President/CEO at Science Museum Oklahoma expressed excitement for the upcoming year and the museum’s commitment to sparking curiosity and expanding knowledge through exploring the wonder and relevance of science.

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