In recent years, Science Museum Oklahoma (SMO) has been making headlines for its exciting and educational exhibits and outreach efforts. The museum has been nominated for Newsweek magazine’s Best Science Museum award, which is a testament to its leadership in the field and its popularity among visitors.
Since its establishment in 1958, SMO has been dedicated to sparking curiosity and expanding knowledge through interactive exhibits, discovery-based activities, astronomy shows, Science Live demonstrations, educational outreach efforts, and special events. The museum has reported record-breaking attendance records in 2023 with over six million visitors and 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 continuing to inspire curiosity and expand knowledge through exploring the wonder and relevance of science. The nomination for Newsweek’s Best Science Museum award reaffirms SMO’s status as a leader in the field and a beloved cultural institution within the state of Oklahoma.
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