In 2023, Science Museum Oklahoma (SMO) reported record-breaking attendance records with over six million visitors. The museum is set to open a state-of-the-art planetarium in the fall, further cementing its status as a hub for science education and a beloved cultural institution within the state of Oklahoma.
SMO has been nominated for Newsweek magazine’s Best Science Museum award, reaffirming its leadership in the field. Since its establishment in 1958, the museum has captivated Oklahomans and visitors alike with its interactive exhibits, discovery-based activities, astronomy shows, Science Live demonstrations, educational outreach efforts, and special events.
Sherry Marshall, John E. Kirkpatrick President/CEO at SMO 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. To vote for Science Museum Oklahoma as Newsweek’s Top Science Museum, visit their website.
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