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National Stockyard Exchange

2221 Exchange Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73108
405 235 8675
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Ranked #23 of 66 Attractions in Oklahoma City
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Mustang, Ok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Park and walk around to the many shop. Eat at Cattlemen's or walk south and on the east side is a mexican restaurant. Great place to buy your cowboy attire. Also, a Native American shop on south of Langston's.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is free and there are no signs that really tell you where to go. But the stockyards are a fun experience. Walk on the catwalk and see all the livestock for sale. Sit in on an auction. My elderly in-laws really liked this. Lots of Western shops nearby.

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Crozet, Virginia
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had lunch at Cattlemens and then wandered over to the pens where the livestock were. We walked over the catwalks above the cows. While we were standing there a woman walked by and told us cows were being sold over in that building so we made our way over and went in. Very interesting to watch the auction/sales taking... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Best time to visit is when the auctions are on, I think it is very early Monday and Tuesday mornings. It was all very quiet when I visited. There is not a lot to do but still worth a visit. I walked there from Bricktown and it took about 35 minutes. Interesting statue at the crossroads.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

StockYard City is such an important piece of Oklahoma. It feels like a step back in time when you enter! Definitely a must visit!

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West Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Limited number of things to do here, but good Western Stores for shopping and The Cattlemans Cafe is the place to mingle with the Cattle Barons of Oklahoma, and it is worth taking a look at the Stockyards particularly if you are around on Monday or Tuesday when the Auctions are on. Nice monument where you turn of Main Street... More

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New Douglas, Illinois, United States
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Since my husband does raise beef cattle for a living we stopped here for some fun for him. It was really neat! We checked out where the sale was held (sale day is Monday, and, I think, Tuesday) on Sunday night and where the Cattleman's Restaurant was located. Monday after visiting the Oklahoma City Memorial we ate at the Restaurant.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

People talked about Stockyards, why? My wife and I drove past and kept going for about 15 minutes then we did a U-Turn. Here is my honest humble opinion, don't go unless you have a very high interest in seeing a tourist trap and a very small piece of OKC history. We are talking about three blocks of shops and... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The Stockyard Exchange Building is on Exchange, west of Agnew past the National Stockyards sign, several blocks. That is what this term Stockyard Exchange refers to and not to the commercial shopping district, normally just referred to as the Stockyards. The Exchange has offices relating to cattle trading and dates back to the 1980's. It replaces an earlier structure which... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

If you are passing through the state and you have a chance to drop in on the area please do. Great places to eat and nice shopping. Check it out.

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