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West of The Pecos Museum

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120 E. Dot Stafford Street, Pecos, TX 79772
+1 432-445-5076
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Do not go out of your way.

Decent museum if you are in the area, not worth a significant detour. A large collection of... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
s m
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SC
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Interesting step back in time :)

Pecos is the birthplace of the rodeo and the museum is like a time capsule to a far different era... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
Sandantics
,
Texas
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“bullet holes” (6 reviews)
“old west” (12 reviews)
“three stories” (3 reviews)
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120 E. Dot Stafford Street, Pecos, TX 79772
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+1 432-445-5076
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Decent museum if you are in the area, not worth a significant detour. A large collection of "stuff," from the are and locals. Some is of no cultural or historical value, other items are out of context or order, and have no logical grouping. Receptionist...More

1  Thank s m
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Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

Pecos is the birthplace of the rodeo and the museum is like a time capsule to a far different era. Has 3 stories of artifacts that tell a fascinating story about the little railroad town that is now in the middle of oil country. Loved...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2017

My daughter and I intended to take a short break from driving so we stopped in Pecos, We wound up staying over and hour because we found the Pecos Museum so fascinating. I have been to museums in Europe, Mexico and all over the U.S....More

Thank Kay M
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

If I lived in this town or local area, I would consider this to be a very fascinating place. There is a lot of local history here. However, coming from elsewhere, I cannot get excited about Masonic badges and furniture from years ago of the...More

Thank Stewart S
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

This is a hidden gem in Pecos and so many miss this wonderful collection of western and historical history from this area. Three floors so be prepared to do stair climbing.

1  Thank Ginger C
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

This was my first time visiting the Pecos Museum although I had been in the area so many times. What an awesome display of history and so well preserved. I learned so many new facts about Pecos,TX that just blew my mind. When or if...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Each time I come here I learn something new. A great place for history junkies 😋 I love the staff they seem to know a lot about Pecos's history

Thank Erica M
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

This museum is full of old west relics and stories. Verfy interestiing information about Pecos, it's background, and stories of past cattleman, cotton farmers, and lawmen. A must see if you visit Pecos.

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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

We saw this museum on the side of the road headed to Carlsbad Caverns. So we decided to pull over and go look at it. We took some cute photos. It had a lot of interesting history, you could go at your own pace, it...More

1  Thank Robin T
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Reviewed May 13, 2017

50 rooms, three stories, and more items in the surrounding area. The thing that I enjoyed most was the animated bartender. I wish that his sound could've been a little louder. But it still was interesting to think of what made him tick. While in...More

4  Thank AZboyinWI
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