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Billy the Kid Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Lots of history in there

We had a good time walking through. The gentleman working there is a wealth of knowledge on Billy... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2019
firefighter65
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Altus, Oklahoma
ABSOLUTELY AUTHENTIC LUCKY FIND

We were driving the back roads of Texas and I became entranced with the name "H CO" since the "I... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2019
seattlepro
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seattle washington
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A small exhibit and gift shop dedicated to this cowboy legend.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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114 N. Pecan St, Hico, TX 76457
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It is a cute little museum that gives you a new twist on Billy the Kid story. I enjoyed reading about it and seeing the pictures. They also gave a video to watch. The museum has lots of other historic items on display as well....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Christina R
Reviewed July 22, 2019

Incredible little museum, so much to learn and see. Recommended for young and old. They do have a gift shop at the entrance with tons of ONE OF A KIND items to go crazy about.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank bouquetdliz
Reviewed June 28, 2019

Lots of interesting history to see and all for the price of a suggested donation. Worth you time. A chance to see what may have been the real outcome of Billy the Kid's life.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Geoff M
Reviewed April 29, 2019

We had a good time walking through. The gentleman working there is a wealth of knowledge on Billy. There is a lot more than just BTK stuff to see, worth spending a little time in.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank firefighter65
Reviewed April 7, 2019

Small town museum that has some old artifacts including civil war but the main billing is "Billy the Kid/Brushy Bill" and Hico's claim to fame. Volunteer at front desk is strong in her belief that they were one in the same and she knew her...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

We were driving the back roads of Texas and I became entranced with the name "H CO" since the "I" was missing. Then we spied the museum in the historic downtown and decided to explore. Wow! The bearded guy is a real Texan character. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank seattlepro
Reviewed December 16, 2018

A must stop while visiting Hico, small but full of history and information, Gentleman at the counter is full of knowledge and super friendly.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank justogabriel
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Some interesting artifacts and objects of military importance. Unique collection of things and arguments for the strange saga of "Brushy Bill" who lived here. The claim is that he was really Billy the Kid who escaped death in New Mexico and lived out his life...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank whangnot7
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This museum tells the story of "Brushy Bob" who claimed to be Billy the Kid whom had faked his own death and changed his name. It has some compelling items to support this theory on display and really just leaves it up to you to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rick H
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

This museum is free and therefore must run on a very tight budget as they rely on donations. It is clearly a labour of love for those who run it and are so enthusiastic. There is a mixture of military memorabilia and Billy the Kid...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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