FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 23, 2019
Contact: Jenni Shrum, Event Marketing Coordinator
(Office) (405) 478-2250 ext. 221
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Offers Federal Employees Free Admission During Government Shutdown
Federal employees and up to four family members are free to enjoy the Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibitions during shutdown.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is offering free Museum admission for all federal employees and up to four family members for the duration of the current federal government shutdown.
Any federal employee — whether furloughed or not — can enjoy all the Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibitions for free, simply by showing a valid federal employment I.D. Children ages 5 and under are always free.
This special offer for federal employees will remain valid for as long as the federal government shutdown continues.
“This historic federal shutdown is affecting tens of thousands of individuals right here in Oklahoma,” said Museum President & CEO Natalie Shirley. “By offering federal employees and their families free admission, we give them a chance to enjoy one of the state’s greatest treasures.”
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is open Monday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from noon – 5:00 p.m. For more information, call (405) 478-2250 or visit nationalcowboymuseum.org.
About the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City is America’s premier institution of Western history, art and culture. Founded in 1955, the Museum collects, preserves and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and artifacts while sponsoring dynamic educational programs to stimulate interest in the enduring legacy of the American West. For more information, visit nationalcowboymuseum.org.