Glen Rose, Texas: Stone Hut Fossil Shop

Operated by local character Morris "Buz" Bussey. Although technically a fossil shop, Buz fans say it really isn't about fossils at all.
Address:
1184 FM 205, Glen Rose, TX
Directions:
From Glen Rose drive west on US Hwy 67. Just before the bridge, turn right onto FM 205. You'll quickly see the Rock Shop on the right.
Hours:
Daily 10-5. If closed during those hours, call, and Buz will come. (Call to verify)
Phone:
817-279-3677
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Stone Hut Fossil Shop

The Stone Hut is about fossils, fun, and a few yard sale oddities that Morris "Buz" Bussey finds. Buz is diffidently what you would call a "local character." His shop is not the normal tourist store... his fossils are from all over the world, but it isn't really about fossils. It's magic tricks with the kids, it is trying to get Mom to hula-hoop 20 times so the kidos can have a free fossil! Flags and handwritten sign are everywhere. Tall stories about the history of the Stone Hut in the Prohibition era and anything else this Texas Cajun can make up are always topics of conversation. Some just stop to talk, tell a Boudreau joke, and have a beer or a wine tasting. He sits outside to wave at people passing by. Buz has also been known to stop bicyclists and give them a bottles of water on a hot day.

[Susan Bussey, 03/21/2018]

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