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The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Oklahoma City

The Museum's mission is to preserve and interpret the heritage of the American West.. It is the home of the Prix de West Purchase Award winners, the finest contemporary Western artists in the nation.

Works by top western artists such as Charles Russell, Frederic Remington and Albert Bierstadt are found here. James Earle Fraser's famous 18-foot sculpture, The End of the Trail is shown to the left just as it appears in the opening entrance to the museum. Colorado sculptor Gerald Balciar's 16,000-pound white marble cougar aptly named Canyon Princess is classic it is fluid beauty and grace. Windows to the West, five breathtaking Western landscapes by Albuquerque artist Wilson Hurley, they too are found here.

The Museum’s 200,000 square feet of space contains the complex known as Prosperity Junction, and major exhibition galleries which include the American Cowboy Gallery, American Rodeo Gallery, The Joe Grandee Museum of the Frontier West gallery, The Weitzenhoffer Gallery of Fine American Firearms, Western Performers Gallery, Native American Gallery, the Silberman Gallery of Native American Art, and a gallery dedicated to thousands of types of barbed wire..

Cowboy Museum


The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building Site

The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

The Murrah building was the target of the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995.

The Memorial here pictured was created to honor those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever by the bombing.

The Memorial and Museum is dedicated to

  • educating visitors about the impact of violence
  • informing about events surrounding the bombing
  • inspiring hope and healing through lessons learned.
Murrah
Will Rogers


Will Rogers

Oklahoma's favorite son.

  • America's Cowboy and Humorist
  • Native American Cherokee Indian
  • Trick Roper
  • Ziegfield Follies Star
  • Radio Commentator
  • Starred in 71 Movies
  • Newspaper Columnist
  • Aurthor
  • Philosopher
  • Philanthropist

The statue pictured is found at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum, in Claremore, Oklahoma. The Museum is pure Americana.


Blue Whale
Catoosa, Oklahoma

Once upon a time "The Alligator Farm" and "Blue Whale" and "Noah's Ark." were all here. Today the Blue Whale survives -- along with the memories of many of the locals. Here a child could swim, watch the Alligator Show, and lunch with Noah and the animals.

Blue Whale
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