AUG 4-7, 2020
Get ready for Cowboy Camp 2020! And don’t worry, we are actively preparing to follow all the neccessary COVID guidlines to keep your campers safe. Click below to download the application now. Instructions for application submission can be found on the last page.
The Real Cowboy Story, No Bull
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.
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.
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