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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

1700 Northeast 63rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73111
405-478-2250
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Art Museums, Historic Sites
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: A massive museum known for its Western art.
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Lindale, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

I had know idea the museum would be so extensive! We really could have stayed several hours more! I especially loved the pioneer town and the rodeo exhibit. My husband and I plan on going back to take our girls and my in-laws who would love it! They have a neat children's area, also, with hands-on activities. We didn't eat... More

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Johnston, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

This was a little pricey, but we had a coupon for $2 off. When we first started our tour of the museum and all we saw was art work (don't get me wrong - there's some awesome art work here!!), but we weren't thinking it would take us long to go through it, but then we got into the other... More

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Ft. Sill
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Overall we enjoyed our visit. There was quite a bit to see, but about half of it was boring for small children and they were getting antsy.

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Oklahoma City
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

If you require a cane the museum is too long. Everything starts to look the same after a while. Several of the movie stars donated items from their movies which was Cool. But not really worth the $ 12 admission.

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Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Holy Cow! This place is huge! Although I am somewhat of a city girl, I really did enjoy this museum. The rooms about western movies were especially fun. We also loved spending time in "Prosperity Junction" which is a depiction of what a western town would be like. Very recommended!

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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Plan to spend some time in this museum. (If so inclined, be sure to ask about the 2 day pass.) There's so much to see that you will find yourself spending several hours at a minimum to take it all in. Otherwise, expect to spend at least 3 hours for a quick run through. The docents are friendly and knowledgeable.... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a great museum with many exhibits both from the actual cowboy days, to those that honored the cowboys in the entertainment industry. We loved it and spent several hours going through.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I had no idea what to expect (well, maybe *some* idea) at this museum. We were lucky enough to visit during a special "Prix de West" invitational exhibit, and it did not disappoint. From the paintings, to the Indian artifacts, to the Remington and Russell bronzes, everything was absolutely wonderful. I wish I'd had an entire day to spend here.... More

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A vast variety of exhibits really giving a insight into the old west,.The interactive sections are great fun as is the frontier town at dusk . I was totally blown away by the barbed wire section, never imagined that so many types existed.The museum is also a great place to have your lunch, really good food at a modest price.... More

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Arlington
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121 reviews 121 reviews
50 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We East Coast travelers were looking for a true Oklahoma experience, and this is it. The museum is huge, the exhibits are high quality and well-displayed. There is just the right amount of "interactive" -- enough to break up the dullness of endless glass cases, but not so much as to be gimmicky. The videos are good and relevant. The... More

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