Public Hours

  • Saturdays 1-5 p.m.
  • School/Tour groups
    by appointment only


Admission Prices

Adults: $6

Children (4-18): $3.50

Seniors (55+): $3.50

Children 3 & under are admitted free

All major credit cards accepted

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Teachers are free in August and September !

Teachers and administrators are invited to visit the OMNH for free during public museum hours. We hope you will consider our unique museum for a field trip destination!  Click the link below for more details.

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“You run a top notch program.  I have been recommending it to other parents & friends.  Your staff people are very professional and well spoken.   We will be Curator & Scout patrons for as long as you run the programs.  Kudos to you all!”

The Oakes Museum of Natural History

The Oakes Museum of Natural History is a unique museum experience for the family, classroom, or group featuring more than 40,000 specimens.

The 10,000-square foot museum is home to a collection of Smithsonian quality African and North American mammals, birds, eggs, fish, seashells, minerals, insects, and fossils.