October 27, 2023
    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Enjoy an exciting day of learning and exploring! See galleries filled with Western art and artifacts. Explore Liichokoshkomo’, an outdoor interactive, multi-cultural 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
  • 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)
Be sure to visit our temporary exhibitions Black Cowboys: An American Story, Women in Wyoming, Open for Business, Nations at War: Field Sketches, and King Ranch: A Legacy in Art; Paintings by Noe Perez. Space is limited. Activities while supplies last. Lunch space available on a first-come, first-served basis.