A place to learn and play in the Museum’s backyard
The outdoor expansion is a cross-cultural setting with more than 100,000 square feet dedicated to learning and family fun. Plan your journey West for a hands-on, minds-on experience just in time for Spring Break!
Chickasaw Council House
Wagon and Mural
Structures in Liichokoshkomo’
- Intertribal Village will include dwellings that represent seven indigenous groups:
- Mexican Rodeo
- Express Employment Professionals Railcar and Train Depot
- The Greens’ Pioneer Path Sod Home
- The Greens’ Pioneer Path Interactive Wagon
- Love’s Trading Post
- Friess Family Playground
- El Morro Inscription Rock
- Cattle Ramp
- Gaylord Remuda
- Annie Oakley Society Center and Statue
- A wild buffalo herd
- Geyser and waterfall
Prosperity Junction, everyone’s favorite cattle town, will be adjacent to the space, which now includes a new 50-person theater.
Construction is underway at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. You’re invited to experience hands-on learning in a new space for people of all ages. Liichokoshkomo’ (pronounced Lee-cho-kosh-ko-MO) is a Chickasaw phrase for “Let’s play!” Generations will come together to experience it on-site starting March 14, 2020.
Transform a Museum visit into an interactive day outside! Learn about diverse cultures, play traditional games, create art in a space where it’s okay to get messy and do kitchen science experiments together. Hear storytellers, stargaze make s’mores and memories under our Western skies.
Fun lives at Liichokohkomo.’
STEAM activities, guided learning and expert-led classes give families a different way to experience history and culture. Come experience purposeful play in the Museum’s backyard!