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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

1700 NE 63rd St,
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111
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The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is America’s premier institution of Western history, art and culture. Founded in 1955, the Museum, located in Oklahoma City, collects, preserves and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and artifacts while sponsoring dynamic educational programs to stimulate interest in the enduring legacy of the American West.

The exhibition wing houses a turn-of-the-century town and interactive history galleries that focus on the American cowboy, rodeos, Native American culture, Victorian firearms, frontier military and Western performers. Liichokoshkomo' A place to learn and play in the Museum’s backyard Liichokoshkomo’ is more than 100,000 square feet dedicated to learning and family fun. Engaging activities and learning by doing bring history to life for museum guests of all ages, with emphasis on purposeful play.

They are the first museum in Oklahoma to earn the Certified Autism Center (CAC) designation.

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