Cleburne, Texas: Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum

A collection of old Wild West buildings plus, out front, what is claimed to be the longest metal cut-out sculpture in the U.S. It's a cattle drive.

Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum

101 Chisholm Trail, Cleburne, TX
Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum. On the south side of US Hwy 67 just west of the bridge across Lake Pat Cleburne.
Th-Sa 10-5, Su 1-5. You can still walk the grounds if the gate is closed. (Call to verify)
Free, donations accepted.
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Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum

I live nearby and have watched this grow from one old building into a large historical town from the late 1800s. While some of the buildings are reproductions, most are real, brought in from around the area (Log cabin courthouse, school, jail, blacksmith, graveyard, stagecoach stop, etc...).

There is also a very long metal cut-out "cattle drive" of life-size cowboys, horses, and cattle along the road leading to the museum, which the museum says is the largest in America. They have docent-led tours at various times.

[Otis Gorman, 02/22/2015]

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