National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum partners with Oklahoma Children’s Theatre in new Halloween children’s program

Turn the Town Upside Down encourages learning and festive family fun.


OKLAHOMA CITY — The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and the Oklahoma Children’s Theatre partner to host the first-ever Turn the Town Upside Down program on Saturday, October 21, and Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Museum’s turn-of-the-century Western town, Prosperity Junction.

“Turn the Town Upside Down aims to inspire children and families to discover, imagine, explore, and play in the Museum’s engaging and interactive Prosperity Junction,” said the Museum’s Director of Education, Gretchen Jeane. “Visitors will travel back in time with some of their favorite fairy tale and movie characters proving to be fun for all ages.”

The program begins festive Halloween fun with several imaginative, kid-friendly activities such as sampling sarsaparilla and salt water taffy, creating a lantern, decorating pumpkins, taking home an autograph journal, and more. Kids are encouraged to come in costume and search for their favorite creatures and characters while at the Museum.

“We’re thrilled to partner with the National Cowboy Museum for the first time to encourage learning and fun in our community’s youth,” said Oklahoma Children’s Theatre’s Executive Director, Lyn Adams. “With all our favorite fairy tale, fantasy, and frontier friends joining us, this fun Halloween event is sure to be delightfully exciting for the entire family.”

The event is $5 per person, and free to adult members of either the Oklahoma Children’s Theatre or the National Cowboy Museum. No reservations required. Most suitable for kids aged 3 – 10. For more information, visit or call (405) 478-2250 ext. 277.

About the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum  

Nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is located only six miles northeast of downtown Oklahoma City in the Adventure District at the junction of Interstates 44 and 35, the state’s exciting Adventure Road corridor. The Museum offers annual memberships beginning at just $40. For more information, visit For high-resolution images related to the National Cowboy Museum or exhibitions, visit


About Oklahoma Children’s Theatre

Oklahoma Children's Theatre provides extraordinary live theatre and interactive educational experiences for young audiences. They inspire young people to visualize their potential, enhance family relationships, and invest in the future of our communities. For more information, visit