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Museum of Osteology, Oklahoma City

(4.8/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web)
At the 650 sq m (7,000 sq ft) Museum of Osteology, you'll observe natural body motions and learn about the functions of different parts of the skeleton. Here the bones of about 300 animals are preserved, from tiny mice to a 12 m (40 ft) humpback whale. See giraffes, elephants, and marsupials, as well as different reptiles, birds, and primates. You'll discover how organisms change in order to become better suited to their habitats and also be able to compare the anatomy of vertebrate species, which suggest that we all have one common ancestor. At an exhibit of pathologies, find out about forensic ways to determine causes of death. Put Museum of Osteology at the forefront of your travel plans using our Oklahoma City travel itinerary maker.
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  • I wasn't sure what to expect from this museum dedicated to bones and skeletons, but it was fascinating! Four generations of family members visited and we all enjoyed the exhibits and learned a few thi...  more »
  • A friend of mine recommended this place knowing I was a museophile who has been to over 30 museums and historic sites in the Sooner State. Finally, after driving by the exit countless times on the way...  more »
  • My College age Son's visited this site, they loved it, and said it was worth the admission price! they found it fascinating, and the staff very informative, friendly and helpful. 
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  • This place is amazing! I thought I was only going to be here for an hour or so but I ended up staying for close to two and a half hours. The founder of the museum and the attached company Skulls Unlimited has created something amazing. You can tell that a lot of time and care has gone into making the displays and it shows. I have been to a lot of museums over the years and this one is on my top ten list. Truly a facinating place to take a curious kid interested in bones.
  • So much fun! It's really interesting and they're constantly updating the exhibits. It's just the right size too. This place is so cool that Jane Goodall visited!!!
  • Great place for all ages. I was pleasantly surprised at how many different animals were on display.
  • FANTASTIC!!!! Do not miss this gem!!! And they have AWESOME Penny smashing stuff and a machine!!! We didn't know what to expect when we went we were blown away this is so well done. The place is clean and everything is very well taken care of. We learned a lot. Super glad we went can't wait to see the one in Orlando
  • Enjoyable for people who love science and biology. It's well laid out and the owners are nice. Small gift shop is filled with treasures of all kinds and we will be going back in the future I'm sure!