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American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Timeline of History

Downstairs is a lot more kids oriented, which was well done but I wasn't there with children... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Amanda C
Fun for all

The museum was so full of interesting materials and exhibits. For a small and specifically focused... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Amarillo, Texas
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The development of the American Quarter Horse from colonial times to present day is traced through interactive exhibits, dramatic video presentations and live demonstrations.
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2601 I-40 East at Quarter Horse Dr, Amarillo, TX
+1 806-376-5181
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Downstairs is a lot more kids oriented, which was well done but I wasn't there with children. Upstairs, though, had an awesome several room, elaborate, timeline of horse influence in American history that I found fascinating. They tied in what was happening in mainstream culture...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The museum was so full of interesting materials and exhibits. For a small and specifically focused place they had plenty to learn and see. The cost of $7 for adults was a great price for the amount of information you got. Even if you are...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

It was nothing like I expected. It was boring and a big disappointment for us all. My grandson had wanted to go there for such a long time, so we took him last fall and he was bored.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I agree with most of the other reviews that this museum is especially wonderful if you are truly into horses, but there is somethings no here for everyone. We love bed seeing the chuck wagon and the original starting gate. Also, there were some fun...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This museum is part of the American Quarter Horse Association, whose headquarters are in Amarillo, so naturally there's a lot of neat stuff about quarter horses. A big part of the AQHA mission is to acquaint people with how versatile the breed is, from roping...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Cool place to hang out for a while. Young kids might get bored, but there is a lot of information and displays for adults.

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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This place was a fun place to visit. We went during a recent open house and enjoyed it. There isn't too much for young kids and the whole center could be walked in an hour, even with kids. The open house was free, which is...More

Thank Brian V
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Great museum. Full of information regarding US history that occurred at the same time as Quarter Horses. Interactive displays and gorgeous art depicting the Quarter Horse.

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Anyone interested in horses, history of American quarter horses and especially famous horses will find so much! Since I grew up in Alaska and had never seen a horse until visiting the lower 48, I really appreciated learning something about the family business after I...More

Thank JAE37
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Awesome museum with lots of photo and gift options. Don't miss for history elements of the West, the horse and specifically for racing and Quarter Horse fans. Whether you like horses, racing or history it's a must see.

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Adults: $7 Seniors (55+): $6 Children (6-18): $3 Children (5 & under): Free Military Veterans: $4 Active duty military: Free