Exhibits

From the cattle drives to the fenced pasture, Ranching Heritgage of the Guadalupe River Valley follows the cowboy trail.

From the great cattle drives of the late 1800s onward, Ranching Heritage of the Guadalupe River Valley follows the cowboy trail.

Ranching Heritage of the Guadalupe River Valley

From the early roots of ranching in Texas and the Americas, to the great cattle drives of the late 1800s, and on into the sunset of the trail drive era – our walk-through storytelling environment takes you to the heart of the cowboy experience. Carefully curated to preserve true authenticity, we take you beyond Hollywood myth – up close and personal with the real cowboys of the time, and with the ranchers and craftsmen keeping the flame
of tradition alive today.

Horsemen of the Americas: Tinker Collection

Silver stirrups capture the exquisite silver smithing found in the Tinker Collection.

The Museum is highly honored to host this special collection of horse-related artifacts from Latin America, on permanent loan from the University of Texas at Austin. The collection celebrates the shared pride in craft and horsemanship among the ranchers and cowboys of the Americas; showcasing exquisite craftsmanship.

 

Diagram of our permanent exhibit Ranching Heritage of the Guadalupe River Valley, featuring Horsemen of the Americas: Tinker Collection

Diagram of our permanent exhibit Ranching Heritage of the Guadalupe River Valley, featuring Horsemen of the Americas: Tinker Collection