Spring Break options in Norman
Spring Break season is rapidly approaching; whether you are making a trip to Norman, you and your family need to plan a stay-cation or you are hosting friends and family from out of town, there is quite a bit of family entertainment available in Norman. #SpringBreak2019
Check out the Sam Noble Museum events and exhibits including Spring Break Escape taking place March 18-23 with special weekday activities. Also, the Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibit will be on display. Make sure you take a photo under the mammoth, definitely one of the most Instagrammable moments in the museum!
The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art is closed on Mondays but open throughout the rest of the week. In addition to the permanent exhibition including Impressionist art and Native American displays, there are two current special exhibits, Distinguished Visiting Artist Chair Mildred Howard and Testimony: The Life and Work of David Friedman to see. Admission to the museum is complimentary, thanks to a donation made by the University of Oklahoma Athletics Department.
Open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, the National Weather Museum and Science Center offers an opportunity to learn more about weather and science along with a gallery of historical meteorological instruments. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. As a companion, make reservations ASAP for a tour of the National Weather Center; available Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
For the football fan, the Switzer Center is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check out the impressive collection of Sooner memorabilia from Bowl and conference championships to Heisman trophies to Joe Washington's silver shoes. Admission is complimentary and don't forget to get a picture in front of the trophies from a mounted tablet above the entrance.
No shortage of family entertainment venues in Norman! Here are seven:
- Adventure Town
- Andy Alligators Family Fun Park
- GetAir Norman
- HeyDay Entertainment Center
- Sooner Bowling Center
- Star Skate
- Summit Climbing, Yoga and Fitness
Crossing our fingers for beautiful weather forecast to get outdoors and enjoy Norman's parks! Three of the biggest are Andrews Park, Reaves Park and Lions Park but there are many others across Norman (read the list).