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Billy the Kid Museum

114 N. Pecan St, Hico, TX 76457
+1 254-796-2523
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Lovely small town museum

Interesting readings and photos about Billy the Kid; it seems he wasn't shot and killed by Pat... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Small but interesting.

Nice collection of War heroes from the town of Hico. Intersting to think that Billy the Kid wasn't... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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A small exhibit and gift shop dedicated to this cowboy legend.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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114 N. Pecan St, Hico, TX 76457
+1 254-796-2523
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank T D B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank kellynY6720SH
Reviewed 5 June 2017

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

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I went during the steak cook off and were amazed. The greatest outlaw lived in Hico Tx at one point and time. The evidence is overwhelming I'm telling you I never knew. I have lived here my entire life and can't believe...More

Thank LWH8425
Reviewed 28 March 2017

So maybe Billy the Kid really died here. Maybe not. But the museum was informative and interesting. And free! It was a nice stop on the road to the hill country.

Thank cedar4604
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A lot of people know about Brushy Bill Roberts and like most, I thought his claims to being William Bonney to be little more than a load of road apples, horse hockey: phooey. While much of the items on display are conjecture and 2nd hand...More

1  Thank Trail_Master_23
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

the staff followed us interrupting regularly poking us to drop money in their donation box. then they spoke horribly of People from Mexico. I was there with my father in law who lives in Mexico and was visiting us here in Texas. ugh.....More

Thank dublintexas
Robert D, Guest Relations Manager at Billy the Kid Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

people do not have to pay to come into the museum.we do ask donations but do not stop any body from going threw the museum if they do not give a donation. we do not poke any one to give a donation. as to new...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed in the exhibits, which are mostly local trinkets and newspaper clippings. The supposed facts are certainly stretched to their limits here, for the sake of perpetuating the myth of BTK having grown old in Hico, which might be all that...More

Thank Mikeyveck
Reviewed 18 January 2017

After reading about the Billy the kid museum in Texas highways, I just had to go there. The museum shows a lot about Billy the kid. I thought I knew a lot especially being an avid western movie fan and reading history books about outlaws...More

Thank dedf450
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The museum has everything Billy the Kid. Fun to hear the story of Bushy Bill. The people of Hico believe Billy the Kid lived and died in Hico. The story has never been proven but the museum makes for a fun visit and a peak...More

Thank JoyfulEddy
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