The National Cowboy & Western
Heritage Museum is America’s premier institution of Western history, art
and culture. Founded in 1955, the museum in Oklahoma City collects, preserves
and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and
artifacts while sponsoring dynamic educational programs and ground-breaking
scholarly research to stimulate interest in the enduring legacy of our
American West. 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 National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum preserves and interprets
the evolving history and cultures of the American West for the education
& enrichment of its diverse audiences of adults and children.