Museum

LONGHORN MUSEUM

Longhorn Museum

  • phone

    (830) 569-6313

  • mail

    lhornmuseum@pleasantontx.gov

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Closed on holidays

 
Admission by donation
Group Tours by appointment 


Location
1959 HWY 97 E
Pleasanton,Texas 78064
 
 
The museum through its displays of artifacts, documents, portaits, and written excerpts protrays the history of Atascosa county. The museum devotes major efforts in documenting the area as the "Birthplace of the Cowboy".
 
Our Museum also serves as a Tourist Information Center. This center assist visitors by providing maps, brochures, and information about Pleasanton and Atascosa County.
 
"It is a well known fact that Pleasanton and this Museum are on land once owned by the Rancho of San Jose Mission"

Cowboy Exhibit


Features
Animal Exhibit
We have an extensive game exhibit featuring animials from all across Texas (pictured above: wild game exhibit)

Hurst

"The Hearse" (pictured above) Be sure to ask about the captivating story of this hearse.

Train Depot
The( SAU&G) San Antonio, Uvalde and Gulf Depot was located on HWY 281 in North Pleasanton and was moved to the grounds of the Longhorn museum. The Union Pacific Caboose (pictured above) was added to this exibit. Also the Depot contains artifacts and excerpts from the early days of Railroading

Kids Corner
Come check out our Kids Corner (pictured above), where kids are encouraged to play! Fun for the whole family!


Other Exhibits