With several world-class museums dedicated to our Old West heritage, Oklahoma boasts the most comprehensive collections of Western art in the world. But you'll find more than just great works of art, you'll also be transported back to the days when the cowboy lifestyle reigned supreme.Learn More
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Western Heritage and Cowboys
Cheer on skilled cowboys and cowgirls at an exciting Oklahoma rodeo like the Will Rogers Memorial Rodeo or the Freedom Rodeo and Old Cowhand Reunion, or learn about the American cowboy experience during cattle drive events at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan. After a full day of riding and roping, savor a tasty meal cooked over the campfire at one of Oklahoma's guest ranches, where you'll be treated to the ultimate Western experience complete with horseback rides and chuckwagon dinners.
Learn how the West was won with a trip to the Fort Washita Historic Site or Historic Fort Reno where living history events are held throughout the year. Visit the the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, where you'll see vast displays of internationally renowned Western art by masters like Remington, Russell and Bierstadt and browse top notch exhibits on everything from life as a ranch hand to singing cowboys of the silver screen. Come celebrate Oklahoma's Western heritage and unleash your inner cowboy.
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The Western experience in Oklahoma isn’t limited to grownups. Even little buckaroos will find plenty of ways to experience ranch life and living history without having to ride a 2,000-pound bull or rope a steer.Learn More