ATTRACTIONS

 

Within a three-mile radius of Casa Bella, you will find exciting diversity.

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma’s premiere institution of learning is home to 30,000 students. The historic campus is well worth a tour. For an insightful look at this source of successful alumni and college athletics, contact:

 

OU Visitor Center

(405) 325-1188 or 1-800-234-6868

www.visit.ou.edu

 

OU Athletic Department

(405) 325-8200

www.soonersports.com
 


FRED JONES JR. MUSEUM OF ART
410 W. Boyd

(405) 325-3272
www.ou.edu/fjjma


Located on the OU campus, the museum completed a $24 million renovation and expansion in 2005 to create the leading showcase of fine art in the Southwest. Included are collected works of artists from Georgia O’Keffe to Vincent van Gogh. A multi-million dollar collection of French impressionism, American paintings, Native American art, Asian and contemporary art, ceramics and photography.


SAM NOBLE OKLAHOMA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
201 Chautauqua
(405) 325-4712
www.snomnh.ou.edu

See record-breaking dinosaurs that cannot be viewed anywhere else in the world, including the world’s largest Apatosaurus at more than 93 feet. Visit the Hall of the People of Oklahoma with archeological evidence of early people and artifacts and exhibits of the Native American people living in the state today.


CAMPUS CORNER
Corner of Boyd and University
Just north of main campus
www.oucampuscorner.com

Established in 1917, this shopping and restaurant district serves the needs of the students and faculty at the University of Oklahoma.


 

THE CRUCIBLE FOUNDRY, GALLERY & SCULPTURE GARDEN
110 E. Tonhawa

(405) 579-2700

www.thecruciblellc.com
 

The Crucible is home to bronze sculptures by nationally known artists and responsible for some of Oklahoma’s most important art pieces, including the Native American sculpture topping Oklahoma’s state capital building and 45 larger than life Land Run pieces created to celebrate the state’s upcoming centennial.

 


 

FIREHOUSE ART CENTER

444 S. Flood Avenue

(405) 329-4523

www.normanfirehouse.com
 

This center for visual arts education offers art classes, exhibits and special events for adults and children. The gift gallery presents unique items including paintings, furniture, pottery,  fine jewelry and blown glass.
 


 

JACOBSON HOUSE NATIVE ART CENTER
609 Chautauqua Avenue

(405) 366-1667

www.jacobsonhouse.com
 

An influential exhibit of American Indian fine art is housed in this historic home. It also plays host to year-round cultural events.

 


 

SOONER THEATRE

101 E. Main Street

(405) 321-9600

www.soonertheatre.com
 

Called the Grande Dame of the City, this Spanish Gothic theatre has a continual offering of concerts, movies, theatrical productions, and more.

 


 

LAKE THUNDERBIRD STATE PARK

13 miles East of Norman, SH 9

(405) 360-3572

www.oklahomaparks.com
 

With 86 miles of shoreline and 1,874 acres of park, the area is popular throughout the year for water sports, hiking, biking, fishing, horse-back riding, eagle watches, and seasonal hunting.

 


 

RIVERWIND CASINO

I-35 EXIT 106

(405) 322-6000

www.riverwind.com
 

Over 2300 games with 55 poker and blackjack tables.

 


 

REGIONAL ATTRACTIONS

 

Norman is less than 30 minutes from some of Oklahoma’s most popular tourist attractions.

 

NATIONAL COWBOY AND WESTERN HERITAGE MUSEUM

1700 N. E. 63rd, OKC

(405) 478-2250

www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
 

The museum spotlights the history of the American West through a collection of contemporary Western and Native American art and a full-scale Old West town.

 


 

Warren Theater

1000 Telephone Road, Moore OK

(405) 703-3777

www.warrentheaters.com
 

The Moore Warren Theatre has 14 luxurious auditoriums, providing for a wide selection of today's current movie releases.

 


 

OKLAHOMA CITY NATIONAL MEMORIAL

620 N. Harvey Avenue, OKC

(405) 235-3313

www.oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org

A memorial to the tragic bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995 .