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“Preserving the wild wild past”
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is America’s premier institution of Western history, art and culture. Founded in 1955, the museum in Oklahoma City collects, preserves and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and artifacts while sponsoring dynamic educational programs and ground-breaking scholarly research to stimulate interest in the enduring legacy of our American West. More than 10 million visitors from around the world have sought out this unique museum to gain better understanding of the West: a region and a history that permeates our national culture.
Pros: So many wonderful exhibits - I don't normally like this kind of stuff, so was pleasantly surprised about their vast collection The space is large (over 20k square feet), so it could take... Read more
This place is AMAZING!! We learned so much in our stay. They offer a guided tour at 1pm most days. They also offer a kids scavenger hunt for kids. Super fun! Each room/area has a person who can... Read more
Very informative and interesting museum. Beautiful art depicting the history of the west fills several rooms. There are also sections on things like cowboys in movies and the creation and people... Read more
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
- Mon - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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