Public Hours

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


Admission Prices

Adults: $6.50

Children (4-18): $4.00

Seniors (55+): $4.00

Children 3 & under are admitted free

All major credit cards accepted

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African Grass
Come Discover the Oakes Museum

OMNH Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 5th

 from 1- 5 PM

There will be a winter craft project for children, a story time about animals in winter, a winter photo booth, special discounts in the gift shop, drawings for museum gift certificates, a behind the scenes tour of our new mobile storage system, and refreshments will be served.

Admission is free.

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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.