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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

More than 10 million visitors from around the world have sought out this unique museum to gain better understanding of the West: a region and a history that permeates our national culture. The Museum features a superb collection of classic and contemporary Western art, including works by Frederic

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Student Tours


Program description


Best of the West (Grades 3 – 12): The frontier was home to many indigenous tribes and settled by rugged, versatile pioneers. During this program students will compare and contrast Native American and non-Indian lifestyles, explore the legend of the American cowboy, analyze and interpret premier Western art using visual thinking strategy inquiry, and identify how artifacts and artwork


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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage, Visual Arts
Subject: FIne Arts: Visual Art, History
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Free or Reduced Admission and Bus Transportation Stipends for School Groups
Often schools pass on the cost of field trip admission to students. With 62% of Oklahoma students receiving free or reduced lunches, admission cost can be a large hurdle. The Museum may be able to provide free or reduced admission for Oklahoma schoolchildren in grades K – 12, including public, private, charter, or home school groups. One chaperone for every even students is admitted complimentary.

The Museum may be able to offset the expense of bus transportation too. A limited number of bus are available.

Preference will be for teacher workshop participants and those schools with 50% students on free or reduced lunches.

Contact us at (405) 478-2250 ext. 241 about free or reduced admission and bus stipends of $125 to offset transportation expenses for your students.

Available times:

Docent facilitated tours for students are offered Monday through Friday. The following guided programs are available. Each experience is designed to last 60 minutes unless noted otherwise.

Teacher-directed tours are available Monday through Friday.


National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Fees / Ticketing:

Pre-K to 6th
tax exempt: $3.50
taxable: $3.75

7th to 12th
tax exempt: $4.50
taxable: $4.75

Additional Adults
tax exempt: $10.00
taxable: $10.75

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel a tour, please leave a voice-mail message with the at (405) 478-2250, Ext. 241  48 hours before of your scheduled visit. A cancellation fee of $30 will be billed to the business office of those groups failing to make a cancellation. (This does not apply to weather related cancellations.)