The Science Museum of Oklahoma (SMO) has been recognized for its excellence in the field of science education with a nomination for Best Science Museum from Newsweek magazine. Since its founding in 1958, SMO has captivated Oklahomans and visitors alike with its interactive exhibits, discovery-based activities, astronomy shows, Science Live demonstrations, educational efforts and special events.

In recent years, SMO has experienced unprecedented success, reporting record attendance records in 2023 with over six million visitors. This year, the museum is set to open a state-of-the-art planetarium in the fall. Sherry Marshall, President/CEO John E. Kirkpatrick at SMO expressed her excitement for the future and the museum’s commitment to fostering curiosity and expanding knowledge through exploring the wonders and significance of science.

The nomination for Newsweek’s Best Science Museum reaffirms SMO’s status as a leader in the field and a cherished cultural institution in Oklahoma. To show your support and vote for SMO as Newsweek’s Best Science Museum, visit their website today. For more local news delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter by clicking on the link provided.

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