5 Top Cowboy Halls of Fame

The best of the west: cowgirls, cowboys, horses, and musicians.

1. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City

Three halls of fame in one—for Rodeo, Western Performers, and Great Westerners. 405-478-2250, www.nationalcowboymuseum.org

2. National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, Fort Worth

The hall’s honorees represent professions from Western architects to working cowgirls.

817-336-4475, www.cowgirl.net

3. Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Come honor the rodeo athletes (human and animal), stock contractors, and entertainers. 719-528-4764, www.prorodeohalloffame.com

4. Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville, Tenn.

Features rotating exhibits and a permanent display honoring country music’s greats. 615-416-2001, www.countrymusichalloffame.org

5. American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame, Amarillo, Texas

Celebrating great quarter horses and the people who train them. 806-376-5181, www.aqhhalloffame.com

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