National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City

4.7
Must see · Art Museum · History Museum
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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  • Wow the perfect Museum for the west! It has everything, cavalry, Indians, cowboys, rodeo heroes and the great tv/ movie stars who portrayed the western heroes! The museum is literally separated into.....  more »
  • Like so many, I was drawn into the The Cowboy by the museum’s social media account run by the now famous Tim the Security Guard. What a great museum that interprets the history of the West in such a.....  more »
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  • Popularly known as National cowboys Museum. I just loved the Museum especially the cultural heritage of indigenous peoples. The day we visited the Museum, we were entertained by the flute, solo and group dance and singing of native Oklahoman. The performances were mesmerizing. The museum is very beautiful and gigantic. One can easily spend 2/3 hrs here in the Museum.
  • Enormous museum; my boyfriend and I didn't even have time to walk the entire place! Lots and lots of beautiful paintings and other artwork! There's an original, although highly restored, stagecoach at the entrance to the exhibits that you can actually sit in. In addition to the lovely artwork, I really enjoyed the exhibits dedicated to different movie stars showcasing their careers in western films. My boyfriend and I will definitely come back as soon as we can to see the other half of the museum that we weren't able to see our first time around!

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