Homeschool Day at The Cowboy

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! Join us!


Friday, October 27, 2023, from 10 am – 5 pm.

What Can You Do?

Enjoy an exciting day of learning and exploring! See galleries filled with Western art and artifacts. Explore Liichokoshkomo’, an outdoor interactive, multicultural education space that introduces the American West through science, technology, engineering, arts, math, and citizenship in an immersive, hands-on, minds-on environment. 

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 
    • 11:00 a.m. – High school-aged students (space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis) 
    • 1:00 p.m. – Elementary-aged students (space is limited on a first- come, first-served basis) 

Special Exhibits!

Be sure to visit our temporary exhibitions Art of the Northwest Coast, Sombreros Texanas and the Bosses of the Plains, and Looking Through the Windows to the West.  

How much?

Admission is free for children and a discounted rate of $10.75 for adults.  

Activities while supplies last. Lunch space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For questions, email

How to Register?

The Cowboy is NOT using their link for scheduling school tours. The museum is now completely open, and registration is unnecessary. We do ask that you take a minute and visit with the Museum and the HSOK Staff who will be at the event to learn more about both organizations.

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