14 Ideas for Family Fun in Oklahoma City
Are you new to the Oklahoma City area? Visiting our great state for the first time? Entertaining friends or family from out-of-state? Oklahoma City boasts world class museums, exciting amusement parks, an award-winning Zoo and a newly renovated botanical garden—just to name a few of the wonderful spots for families to visit. Here are 14 of our readers favorite family-friendly venues, plus links to our money-saving Kids Pass coupons to help you save big while you have a great time exploring our incredible city.
Andy Alligator's Fun Park & Water Park
Andy Alligator's features
3300 Market Pl., Norman
Fun Park Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11am-10pm, Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 10am-11pm
Fun Park Admission: General Unlimited Fun Pass $24.95 (60” and above), Junior Unlimited Fun Pass $17.95 (Under 60”)
Water Park Hours: 10:30am-6pm Daily
Water Park Admission: $15.95 (Under 42”), $18.95 (42” and above), Seniors $15.95
Print our exclusive Kids Pass Coupon for $5 free when you purchase a $20 game card at the Fun Park
Bricktown is an entertainment district just east of downtown Oklahoma City featuring live sports and concert venues, a wide variety of restuarants, shopping, a canal featuring boat rides, hotels, nightlife and more.
Visit bricktownokc.com for more information.
Fred Jones Museum of Art
The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, founded in 1936 at the University of Oklahoma
555 Elm Avenue, Norman
Hours: Monday Closed, Tuesday-Thursday 10am-5pm, Friday 10am-9pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm
Admission: Adults $5, $3 Children (6-17), Seniors $4
Print our exclusive Kids Pass Coupon for $1 off regular admission per person and 10% discount in Muse, the museum store.
An amusement park with over fifty rides and attractions including four roller coasters, water rides, and live shows.
11501 NE Expressway, OKC
Hours: Monday-Friday 10:30am-9pm (June-July), Saturday 10:30am-11pm, Sunday 12-8pm
Admission: Adults $34.99, Children (48” and under) $26.99, Seniors $26.99
Museum of Osteology
The Museum of Osteology is the only skeleton museum in America with over 400 skulls and skeletons currently on display.
10301 S Sunnylane Rd, OKC
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday 11am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm
Admission: 3 and up $6
Print our exclusive Kids Pass Coupon for a free child's admission with paid adult admission
Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge
Gardens and conservatory in the center of Oklahoma City, displaying plants from around the world, including wet- and dry-climate tropical collections. Read more here.
301 W Reno, OKC
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 11am-7pm (June 1 – Labor Day)
Admission: $7 Adults, Children $4 (4-12), Seniors $6
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum embodies the spirit, passion and grit symbolized by the American West through stunning art and splendid exhibitions, Native American objects, historical cowboy gear, shopping and dining.
1700 NE 63rd St., OKC
Hours: 10am-5pm Daily
Admission: Adults $12.50, Children (4-12) $5.75, Seniors $9.75
Print our exclusive Kids Pass Coupon for a free child admission with paid adult admission.
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art houses an extensive permanent collection of European and American art and also possesses the largest, most comprehensive collection of Dale Chihuly glass in the world.
415 Couch Drive, OKC
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Thursday 10am-9pm (May-October), Sunday 12-5pm
Admission: Adults $12, Children (6-18) $10, Seniors $10
Print our exclusive Kids Pass Coupon for a free child’s admission (up to age 12) with paid adult admission.
Oklahoma City Zoological Park & Botantical Garden
Often ranked as one of the top 10 zoos in the United States, the Oklahoma City Zoo features over 100 landscaped areas and special exhibits such as a newly renovated Elephant Habitat (which showcases the Zoo's new baby elephant!), a Cat Forest, Great EscAPE, Butterfly Garden and Aquatics area.
2101 NE 50th St., OKC
Hours: 9am-5pm Daily
Admission: Adults $8, Children (3-11) $5, Senior $5
Oklahoma History Center
The past comes alive at the Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma’s state museum of history. At the Oklahoma History Center, discover the people and stories that make Oklahoma truly unique.
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., OKC
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Closed Sundays
Admission: Adults $7, Students $4, Seniors $5
Print our exclusive Kids Pass Coupon for $2 off regular price of Family Pass.
Oklahoma River Cruises
Based on the Oklahoma river, Oklahoma River Cruises is the way to discover some of Oklahoma City’s hidden treasures. River transit provides access to Historic Stockyards City, the bustling Meridian Corridor and the lush Regatta Park/Boathouse District. Read more here.
300 SW 7th St., OKC
To find river cruise schedule, visit okrivercruises.com/schedule/
Admission: Adults $6-$15, Kids $3-$7.50
Print our exclusive Kids Pass Coupon for 1 free kids ticket when you purchase a an adult ticket at regular price
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History at the University of Oklahoma is the one of nation’s finest university-based museums. Fifty thousand square feet of exhibit space includes five breathtaking galleries and exhibits that give visitors an in-depth tour of more than 4 billion years of Oklahoma’s fascinating natural history. Read more here.
2401 Chautauqua Ave., Norman
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm
Admission: Adults $5, Children (6-17) $3, Seniors $4
Print our exclusive Kids Pass Coupon for a free child's admission for each paid adult admission.
Science Museum Oklahoma
Science Museum Oklahoma is a hands on learning environment for families and general science enthusiasts. Explore Science Live, a giant Dome Theatre, a planetarium and more.
2100 NE 52nd St., OKC
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 11am-6pm
Admission: Adults $15.95, Children (4-12) $12.95, Seniors $12.95. Admission includes Exhibits and Dome Theater.
Print our exclusive Kids Pass Coupon for $2 off any general admission ticket.
White Water Bay
White Water Bay features over 25 acres of water fun including rides, slides and pools.
3908 West Reno, OKC
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10:30am-7pm (June-July), Friday 10:30am-8pm, Saturday 10:30-8pm
Admission: Adults $32.99, Children (48” and under) $24.99, Seniors $24.99