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Looking for exciting Oklahoma attractions and activities the whole family can enjoy? If you’ve got curious kids or grandkids or you’re a curious kid at heart, then Norman Oklahoma has the kind of exploration young adventurers crave.

Larger-than-life dinosaur exhibits and just-their-size nature focused nooks and crannies await at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History.

Discover the wonder of weather at the National Weather Center as you go behind the scenes and see the newest technology in action.

From the contemporary artist of our downtown galleries to the French Impressionists at the world-famous Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, an appreciation for finer things is waiting just around the corner.

Plus all of Oklahoma City is at our doorstep — the Bricktown Canal, an NBA Thunder game, the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum — are less than 20 minutes away!  More adventures await a short drive south.  Norman’s  safe, affordable hotels, convenience, and variety of centrally located restaurants will make your family’s expedition – unbelievably easy.

Your first stop should be the Norman Welcome Center featuring Official Norman Visitor Guides, maps, and materials on nearly 40 attractions and activities in Norman, Oklahoma City and the state.  Most of all, you have can to talk to Norman experts about exciting things to do, and places to eat and shop.  Heck, we might even make you a cup of coffee.  The Norman Welcome Center is at 309 E. Main Street in Downtown Norman.

(The City of Norman has and will be undertaking some significant road construction projects over the next few years.  With road construction comes detours and interruptions to regular traffic patterns, some that your GPS may not even realize have taken place!  Keep up to date with all the construction by visiting our Traffic page on


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