We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum

Is this your business?
Review Highlights

We took my dad to visit he really enjoyed it and so did we. Especially loved the old west stuff all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Antonio, Texas
"My Favorite Museum in Waco, Texas"

This museum was very interesting which has a lot of personal belongings donated by retired Texas... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael D
Oxford, North Carolina
Read all 849 reviews
All photos (398)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“law enforcement”(109 reviews)
“minute film”(23 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
100 Texas Ranger Trl, I-35 and University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706-1209
+1 254-750-8631
Reviews (849)
Filter reviews
831 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslaw enforcementbonnie and clydeminute filmhistory channelold westvideo presentationhistory bufflots of historygreat historyon displayscavenger huntgift shopcouple of hourstwo hoursgreat place to visittv showbrazos river
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 831 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my dad to visit he really enjoyed it and so did we. Especially loved the old west stuff all the different badges and history. Also found the Bonnie and Clyde super fascinating.

Thank Justmelane
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was very interesting which has a lot of personal belongings donated by retired Texas Rangers and family members of deceased Rangers. There are several glass display cases containing saddles (from when the Rangers traveled on horseback), pistols, holsters, badges, uniforms, etc. I didn't...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking self-guided tour. Be careful, it 's easy to miss a room. The only way to appreciate the museum is to read the plaques and explanations. They can get repetitive, though. At one point, I saw the same picture three times in different locations. And...More

Thank cpicasner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the southeast and the visit gave a good history of the Rangers. Watch the video if possible, nice tributes to rangers of the past.

Thank mickeycarter62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can’t tell you how many times we have passed this museum driving on 35 over the years. It is funny to think of all the times we said,” we need to stop there one day.”We finally decided to stop and visit it, and it...More

Thank Melinda T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is basically a firearm museum. Not being from Texas, I walked in expecting to get a new appreciation and understating of who the Rangers are and what they do currently. Alas, this was not really the focus of the museum. I guess I was...More

1  Thank cynthiakennemore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing collection of Texas Ranger guns and information as well as true to the time photographs and paintings.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was highly ranked on Trip Advisor so we went. Small buildings but packed with great displays of the early Rangers and settling of the Wild West Texas and territory’s. Plan to spend a hour or so if you read all the signs and...More

1  Thank Blewzman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great museum! History and f the Texas rangers provided....very interesting. Great place to visit and lean.

Thank ja2015314
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally got to travel to Waco to see and study this museum and exhibit! We spent almost five hours in there (had to leave at closing) and could have stayed longer. I have ancestors who were Rangers as well as knowing retired and current day...More

1  Thank FiveRFarms
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 30 hotels in Waco
Residence Inn Waco
225 reviews
.35 miles away
Red Roof Inn - Waco
123 reviews
.36 miles away
Hotel Indigo Waco - Baylor
811 reviews
.40 miles away
Scottish Inn Waco
6 reviews
.42 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 442 restaurants in Waco
Brazos Bar & Bistro
257 reviews
.40 miles away
Torchy's Tacos
437 reviews
.52 miles away
Twisted Root Burger Co
327 reviews
.29 miles away
In-N-Out Burger
146 reviews
.46 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 127 attractions in Waco
Mayborn Museum Complex
285 reviews
.33 miles away
Baylor University
90 reviews
.35 miles away
Dr Pepper Museum
1,300 reviews
.64 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
September 6, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Virginia K | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can
March 14, 2018|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from cjfog92 | Reviewed this property |
This would be good for middle school age kids and up. I think that younger kids may find this boring. I’m not aware of any other attractions in that area.
Fred R
July 4, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from sstipins2520 | Reviewed this property |
You should probably call them