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:
- 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
- Inscription Canyon
- Gaylord Corral and Cattle Ramp
- 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 at Spring Break 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. Hear storytellers, stargaze, make s’mores and memories under our Western skies.
Fun lives at Liichokoshkomo.’
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!