Tag Archive: Natural History Museum

Jan 04

Natural History Museum: KU

For the longest time, I never paid much attention to the university museums.  However, I am starting to have a change heart with the few that we have visited.  The KU Biodiversity Institute and National History Museum was a pleasant experience.  Very similar to our visit to the Sam Noble Museum at OU and the …

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May 17

Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

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The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is one of the best museums of its kind around.  Our family enjoyed our visit.  Unlike most natural science museums the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science seems to have as many living animals as dead ones. Other ones that we have visited are just filled with static displays.  Not bad but now that …

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Aug 25

Sam Noble Museum: A University Best

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The Sam Noble Museum, located on the University of Oklahoma’s campus, might be passed over by many a traveler as just another college natural history museum, but it shouldn’t be.  The quality of the Sam Noble Museum’s exhibits rank up there with more of the common name big city museums that my family has visited.  …

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Jul 23

Buffalo Bill Historical Center: The Museum of the West

Buffalo Bill Historical Center

The Buffalo Bill Historical Center is your go to museum for all things West.  It is a large museum complex with five museums and a research library if you are wanting to delve even deeper into the life and times of Buffalo Bill and the land and lifestyle that made him famous.  If you are …

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Jan 04

Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History

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Sioux Falls South Dakota should feel very lucky for such a small town they have such a gem in their Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Musem of Natural History.  Karen and I are zoo fanatics and no matter where we travel if there is a zoo chances are we are stopping.  We have found that outside …

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Jul 28

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

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The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, located in Tucson Arizona, is truly a unique place because it is actually three first rate attractions in one place.   It is a combination of a zoo, natural history museum, and a botanical garden all rolled up into one great experience.  Each unique part of the museum shows the variations that are desert …

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May 11

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science – Albuquerque

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The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is located near Old Town and right across the street from their children’s science center.  If you have elementary aged kids you could easily spend the day there.  Not having a child yet I spent my time at the natural history and science museum and was …

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Aug 29

Sternberg Museum of Natural History: Hays, Kansas

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The Sternberg Museum of Natural History is a university museum located in Hays, Kansas and it is the perfect stopover when driving through western Kansas.  If you are ever making the long drive from Kansas City to Denver then this place is a great stop to get out and stretch the legs.  The tour of …

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