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Online Virtual Auction

ENDING: Friday, Oct. 30 at 6pm

Our 2020 Taste of the Trail Auction is going virtual this year. Scroll down to find a list of example items, and a link to get in on the bidding!

Two Women Look West

Oct 8-Nov 1

This limited time exhibit with close on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1st. Come see it, while you can!

Cowboy Up!

The Real Cowboy Story, No Bull

Saddle Up!

2020 taste of the trail

Taste of the Trail Online Auction

Live & Silent Auction items are available in an online virtual auction. Click on the list to view some of the items up for bid!


Chisholm Trail On-Line Auction

Click below to read our Get Out article in the Victoria Advocate for our “Two Women Look West” Exhibit.

Victoria Advocate spotlight article

The Story of the Great Cattle Drives and the American Cowboy

As a heritage museum, the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum connects us to the everyday lives of our pioneer ancestors, and brings this era in American history vividly to life through interpretive exhibits, research, and educational programs.

In early 2000, The Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum was established to preserve the ranching and agricultural heritage of DeWitt County and surrounding areas in South Texas, with its roots in the great cattle drives of the late 19th century, when the cowboy became an American icon, and the Longhorn steer a legend.

Ride With Real Cowboys

Explore South Central Texas’ cowboy roots and proud ranching heritage through our permanent exhibits.

Horsemen of the Americas

See the expert craftsmanship of ranching & cowboy artifacts from the Tinker Collection.

Gift Shop

In our gift shop you’ll find quality Texan, Western and ranching themed items to appeal to all ages.

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to preserve the ranching and Western heritage of South Central Texas through interpretative exhibits, research, and educational programs.