National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City

4.7
See Western Heritage Award-winning sculptures and paintings, and visit the exhibits of tools, clothes, and weapons at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Find yourself in a true American prairie town called the Prosperity Junction and hear stories from the Old West. Take time to admire collections dedicated to rodeo lovers. If you get lost among the 28,000 pieces of art spread over this 19,000 sq m (200,000 sq f) museum, just ask a cowboy or a cowgirl for directions. You can also buy books, pottery, jewelry, and even Native American clothes at the gift shop. A visit to National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Oklahoma City travel itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Not at all what I expected! So much more going on in here. From the sculptures to the art work and the history you gain by attending. I say if you have not been it is a must see.  more »
  • We had some family visit for a few days from out of state and had a 1 year old in tow, so trying to find something to do after being in the OKC metro area for only a few months was a difficult task. L...  more »
  • This place has a lot history about the state of Oklahoma. It a great place to host many events and the food is the best you can get for this type of event. The people and staff is very knowledgeable a...  more »
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  • We came as part of a field trip with my daughter's 3rd grade class. I love coming here and looking at all of the art and artifacts from a bygone era. The students were engaged and asking questions. The areas outside are beautiful and well maintained. The art work is stunning, be it on canvas or sculpture. If you are into the western way of life or style this is a must visit place for you.
  • Amazing artifacts. Children friendly, food was awesome. Hospitality was superb. Very nice setup. Attended the Allegiance Federal Credit Union 56 Annual Meeting. I would recommend this establishment. Overall had a great time.
  • This place is amazing! I’m so impressed by the size of the statues. It felt more real. It’s like history came alive. I highly recommend checking this place out. I wish I could have stayed longer, but will definitely go back.
  • It was an experience so much better than I imagine it would be... Kid friendly. Very organized and clean. The statues are amazing as well as the portraits. And its really HUGE. You could really learn some pretty amazing interesting history here. I learned a lot while enjoying it.
  • Can I give this place 10 stars??? They have free days every so often (first Sat of the month, I believe, if you have kids and get there before noon) so we go a few times a year. We've also paid for admission before, to take family members there when they visit from out of town. If you live in Oklahoma, you really need to visit this museum at LEAST once every few years. The art collection is more impressive than most art museums. The hands on learning areas for kids are a treat. The indoor Old West town is stunning. The Native American art and culture collections are respectful, tasteful, and moving. Expect to spend at least 4 hours here to at least walk through everything. If you want to actually see and do everything the museum offers, you better plan for a full day. They do not allow food or drink inside the museum, but we usually leave a lunch or snacks in our car. Drinking fountains are located throughout the museum, and they even have a museum cafe open over lunch.
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