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Billy the Kid Museum

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great Little Place To Visit

A must stop while visiting Hico, small but full of history and information, Gentleman at the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
justogabriel
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KILLEEN
Alternate to the usual story about Billy the Kid

This museum tells the story of "Brushy Bob" who claimed to be Billy the Kid whom had faked his own... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Rick H
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Huachuca City, Arizona
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A small exhibit and gift shop dedicated to this cowboy legend.
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114 N. Pecan St, Hico, TX 76457
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A must stop while visiting Hico, small but full of history and information, Gentleman at the counter is full of knowledge and super friendly.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank justogabriel
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Some interesting artifacts and objects of military importance. Unique collection of things and arguments for the strange saga of "Brushy Bill" who lived here. The claim is that he was really Billy the Kid who escaped death in New Mexico and lived out his life...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank whangnot7
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This museum tells the story of "Brushy Bob" who claimed to be Billy the Kid whom had faked his own death and changed his name. It has some compelling items to support this theory on display and really just leaves it up to you to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rick H
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This museum is free and therefore must run on a very tight budget as they rely on donations. It is clearly a labour of love for those who run it and are so enthusiastic. There is a mixture of military memorabilia and Billy the Kid...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 868joannel
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Hico is an authentic western town still clinging to its character. Besides the Billy the Kid museum, (and statue) there are lots of little shops and places to eat to explore as well. There are also some historic points of interest scattered in the mix....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Robert D, Owner at Billy the Kid Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

thanks for coming, Robert/pres.

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

A piece of history. Well worth the time. Curator very knowledge and very willing to share her expertise. No charge for admission- donations appreciated. Be generous.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 17luanns
Robert D, Owner at Billy the Kid Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

thanks

Reviewed 12 October 2017

The lady at the front was very knowledgeable about Billy the Kid. She was a delight and made our visit very interesting. 5 stars for her and interesting historic information. This small regional museum is more like a flea market with stuff scattered about in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Lisa B
Robert D, Owner at Billy the Kid Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

we are a small 501 c3,we only take donations. we have no money to make this look like a big city museum. it does not look like a flee mkt. their are items setting around as we do not have the money to buy display...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Interesting readings and photos about Billy the Kid; it seems he wasn't shot and killed by Pat Garrett and so no evidence proving when he died. Speculation over whether he lived in Hico under another name. Worth stopping at the little town, if on route,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank T D B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Nice collection of War heroes from the town of Hico. Intersting to think that Billy the Kid wasn't shot by Pat Garrett.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kellynY6720SH
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Excellent museum with local history as well. Interesting reading and artifacts concerning the Billy the Kid controversy.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 1955chevy
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