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, captivating Oklahomans and visitors with its interactive exhibits, discovery-based activities, astronomy shows, Science Live demonstrations, educational outreach efforts, and special events.
The museum’s nomination reaffirms its status as a leader in the field and a beloved cultural institution within the state of Oklahoma. SMO reported record-breaking attendance records in 2023 with over six million visitors, and this year they are set to open a state-of-the-art planetarium in the fall. 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.
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