Homeschool Day at The Cowboy

This event is full. We hope to do another one soon. Please keep an eye out for it!

To join the waitlist, email jlodge@nationalcowboymuseum.org

The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City has planned an exciting day of learning and exploring for homeschooling families across the state! Enter your email below, fill out the Cowboy’s form that you’ll be redirected to, and join us on April 1, 2022, from 10 am – 5 pm.

 Students can: 

  • Visit Native American dwellings 
  • View Western vistas  
  • Explore the playground 
  • Learn about ancient and contemporary Native American traditions 
  • Explore the role of trading posts in the West 
  • Learn more about cattle drives and decisions cowboys had to make 
  • Try out steer-roping or barrel-racing 
  • Learn about packing a wagon and decide what to take on a journey out West 
  • Immerse yourself in Prosperity Junction, our recreated turn-of-the-century frontier town.
  • Take a tour of the galleries (space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis)
    • 11:00 a.m. – High school-aged students
    • 1:00 p.m. – Elementary-aged students

Be sure to visit our temporary exhibitions Santa Fe TrailMother RoadsTattooing: Religion, Reality and RegretWestern Wares, and Express Mail.

Activities while supplies last. Lunch space is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

The Teacher (first adult) will be free, and so are the students. (For every 7 students, the museum provides free admission for 1 teacher.)  Any additional adult chaperone will be $10.75.

The Cowboy is using their link for scheduling school tours. There are a few things specific to school tours that might be confusing to keep in mind while registering.

  • Dates Requested – enter “April 1, 2022” for both the first and second dates.
  • Time Requested – 10 am – 5 pm (or any time in that window)
  • What is your first choice of programs? – select “Teacher-Directed Museum Visit”
  • Comments/Special Needs – type “Homeschool Day”

If you have any issues registering, Visitor Services at the Cowboy can help you at (405) 478-2250 ext. 241.

To Register:

Enter your email below, then complete your registration by filling out the Cowboy Museum’s school registration form, and join us on April 1, 2022, from 10 am – 5 pm.

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*Entering your name in this form also puts you on the Homeschool Oklahoma Mailing List. If you are already on that list, use the same email address you’ve used before.

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