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    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

    • 1700 NE 63rd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73111
    • (405)478-2250 | Visit Website
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    THE COWBOY SPRING/SUMMER ATTRACTION SCHEDULE:

    MARCH 15 6:30 PM - MARCH 16 9:00 A.M. BISON BONANZA: FAMILY SLEEPOVER

    6:30 p.m. – 9:00 a.m., with Rumble stopping by from 9:30 – 10:00 p.m.

    Begins at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum; Ends at the OKC Zoo

    Explore the magnificent American bison at this family sleepover! Trek through The Bison Exhibit after dark for a fun, hands-on evening of discovery! Each child makes an enrichment snack for bison MaryAnn who live (and sleep) at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Before bedtime enjoy the Disney Channel family drama, Buffalo Dreams (2005, 90 min). To top off a night of full of fun, Rumble, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s popular mascot, will stop by for a visit and photo opportunity! An evening snack is provided, but families are welcome to bring their own food (refrigeration is not available). An adult must accompany children. Bring your own sleeping bags or air mattresses! That morning families visit the Zoo to meet with keepers and to watch MaryAnn devour enrichment snacks for breakfast. The program ends by 9:30 a.m., but families are free to explore the Zoo on their own. $35 per child for ages 4 and up, $20 per adult. Register at nationalcowboymusuem.org/sleepover.

    MARCH 18 – MARCH 22, SPRING BREAK OPPORTUNITIES

    • March 18 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Make a Tipi. Nomadic Plains Indians followed their food sources and had to pack up and move quickly. Portable shelter, like tipis, made this easier. Make your own miniature version!

    • March 19th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Canvas Art. Create your one-of-a-kind work of art with a canvas and acrylic paints. Paint a bison, landscape, or whatever your heart desires. Hang it on your wall or gift it to someone special.

    • March 20th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Parfleche. Many Plains Indian tribes were nomadic – traveling the Great Plains on horseback and on foot. A common item used for packing with the parfleche bag. Make from rawhide, these durable storage bags protected a variety of items. Create a parfleche bag and use it to store your own items.

    • March 21st, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Gayle Ross – Cherokee Storyteller. Storyteller Gayle Ross share Cherokee tales from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Following the storytelling session, try out traditional Native American games including Game of Grace, ball and cub and more.

    • March 22nd, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

    Bison Gallery Hunt. Bison were essential to the lives of Plains Indians. Their meat, hide, and bones provided food, shelter, clothing, and other important items. The Museum’s galleries contain many examples of items made from bison as well as artwork celebrating them. This gallery hunt will help you find some of these artifacts and paintings.

    For more information, email education@nationalcowboymuseum.org.

     

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    Attractions & Museum
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    General
    • # of Parking Spaces: 500
    • Discount-Military/Government:
    • Discount-Senior:
    • Distance from Conv. Ctr (miles): 8
    • Max Group Size: 1000
    • Meeting Rooms:
    • Miles from Downtown/Bricktown: 8
    • Miles to Airport: 17
    • Motorcoach Parking:
    General
    • Admission - Adult: 12.50
    • Admission - Children: 5.75 (ages 6-12), 5 and under free
    • Admission - Group: Call for rates for 15 or more (405) 478-2250, Ext. 241
    • Admission - Member: Free
    • Admission - Senior: 9.75 (62 and Up)
    • Admission - Student: 9.75 (with ID)
    • Group Rates?:
    General
    • Date Built: 1965
    • Last Restoration: 2016
    • Restaurant:
    • Restaurant/Lounge Name: The Museum Grill
    Facilities
    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Largest Room 16500
    • Total Sq. Ft. 16500
    • # of Breakout Rooms 2
    • Distance from Convention Center 5-10 miles
    • Number of Rooms 3
    Sam Noble Special Events Center
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 16500
    • Theater Capacity: 1250
    • Classroom Capacity: 800
    • Banquet Capacity: 1000
    • Reception Capacity: 1500
    S.B. "Burk" Burnett Board
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2000
    • Theater Capacity: 180
    • Banquet Capacity: 110
    • Reception Capacity: 150
    Western States Plaza (Gardens)
    Prosperity Junction
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2000
    • Banquet Capacity: 130
    • Reception Capacity: 150
    Richardson Theater
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1800
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