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Science Museum Oklahoma: Nominated for Best Science Museum and Celebrating Record-Breaking Attendance Records


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 and cultural enrichment, captivating Oklahomans and visitors with its interactive exhibits, discovery-based activities, astronomy shows, Science Live demonstrations, educational outreach efforts, and special events.

In recent years, SMO has seen remarkable growth and success. In 2023, the museum 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.

SMO’s nomination for Newsweek’s Best Science Museum award reaffirms its status as a leader in the field of science education and cultural enrichment within the state of Oklahoma. To vote for Science Museum Oklahoma as Newsweek’s Top Science Museum visit their website today.

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