SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, Oklahoma City

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Natural History Museum · Science Museum
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At the 650 sq m (7,000 sq ft) SKELETONS: 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. PutSKELETONS: Museum of Osteology into our Oklahoma City journey planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Cool place to visit. Being someone who is interested in science, I found the museum to be very interesting. Recommend to all who are interested. 
    Cool place to visit. Being someone who is interested in science, I found the museum to be very interesting. Recommend to all who are interested.  more »
  • This is a gem. A cool place to visit and great for kids, but adults can appreciate as well. Very well done, clean, and well organized. Well worth the visit. 
    This is a gem. A cool place to visit and great for kids, but adults can appreciate as well. Very well done, clean, and well organized. Well worth the visit.  more »
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  • This museum is smaller than I expected, but my boyfriend and I loved it! Truly fascinating that almost every skeleton in the place is real, and it was definitely interesting to see the skeletal structures of so many different animals, as well as the skulls of different human races! Some of the animal skeletons on display include various felines, dogs, birds, monkeys, and there are even a couple whale skeletons suspended in the air! Go check this museum out for yourself; you will not be let down!
  • World class! This off the beaten path museum is an internationally recognized treasure making it a destination unto itself. This is no "roadside curiosity" but a full museum full of rare specimens impeccably displayed and curated. Delightfully modern and professionally staffed, this is worth the drive, and a minimum of half a day to enjoy. You will be amazed from the moment you step in. Check it out!

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