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Crosbyton, Texas: Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum (Closed)

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Directions:
Downtown. On the north side of US-82/Main St. one block west of TX-651/Ayrshire Ave.
Status:
Closed

Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum.

Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum

"The largest Creation Fossil Museum in the world." Was run by Joe Taylor, who devoted considerable effort to proving that Man and Dinosaur walked together. Joe died in March 2023, and the museum closed.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/21/2010]
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Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum: Inside Joe Taylor's Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum -- unique on its own merits -- is a room that Joe called "a fossil billboard art museum." [11/21/2010] Complete Story...

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Joe Taylor, 2010.

Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum

Permanently closed.

[Smith, 07/06/2023]

After a long hiatus, the museum reopened with much fanfare in September 2022. Then its owner, Joe Taylor, died in March 2023, and the museum closed for good.

Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum

We stopped by on 6/5/19 and it's been closed since October 2018 due to roof water damage and lack of staffing. We were so bummed! From the windows it looks awesome.

[RDaniel, 06/07/2019]
Creationists Auction Monster Fossil to Save Museum

A Creationist museum in Crosbyton, Texas hopes to get itself out of financial trouble with the proceeds from the sale of its biggest and best exhibit: the World's Largest Mastodon Skull. Called, "Lone Star," the reconstructed prehistoric fossil was auctioned yesterday for $191,200 to an unnamed buyer....

[01/21/2008] Complete News Story


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