Science Museum Oklahoma (SMO) has been nominated for Newsweek magazine’s Best Science Museum award, recognizing its commitment to science education and cultural enrichment. Since its establishment in 1958, SMO has captivated visitors with its interactive exhibits, discovery-based activities, astronomy shows, Science Live demonstrations, educational outreach efforts, and special events.
In recent years, the museum has experienced record-breaking attendance records, with over six million visitors in 2023. This fall, SMO is set to open a state-of-the-art planetarium that will further enhance the museum’s exploration of the wonder and relevance of science.
Sherry Marshall, John E. Kirkpatrick President/CEO at Science Museum Oklahoma expressed her excitement for the upcoming year and the museum’s continued commitment to sparking curiosity and expanding knowledge through science education. 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 Oklahoma.
To show your support for Science Museum Oklahoma and help them win this prestigious award, visit their website to cast your vote for them as Newsweek’s Top Science Museum. For more local news delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter by clicking on the provided link.