Public Hours

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


Admission Prices

Adults: $6

Children (4-12): $3.50

Seniors (55+): $3.50

Children 3 & under are admitted free

All major credit cards accepted

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Summer Field Trips

Check out our summer field trip opportunities for your child care or camp program.  We offer museum tours and a wide array of activities to engage boys and girls for a fun-filled learning experience. Click on our field trip tab or contact the museum office for more information.

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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.