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Devil's Rope and Route 66 Museum

100 Kingsley Street, McLean, TX 79057
+1 806-779-2225
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Trip West

This was a second visit to this museum. It is very nice, educational, and informative. Several... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara S
Impressive-Covers More Than Barbed Wire and Route 66

Although the museum may not look like much from the outside, inside it holds a wealth of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joan W
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Museum dedicated to showing the story of the West through barbed wire, cattle brands and route 66 memorabilia.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good43%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“dust bowl” (12 reviews)
“route museum” (10 reviews)
“gift shop” (9 reviews)
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100 Kingsley Street, McLean, TX 79057
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+1 806-779-2225
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"worth a stop"
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"sculptures"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a second visit to this museum. It is very nice, educational, and informative. Several new displays had been added since last visit. This is a great stop.

Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the museum may not look like much from the outside, inside it holds a wealth of information on a variety of topics. The museum bills itself as "Largest Barbed Wire Museum in the World" and the variety and quantity of barbed wire is amazing...More

Thank Joan W
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Cool museum about barbed wire. Very interesting and informative. Route 66 exhibit is awesome. Free admission (donations accepted)

Thank Phil L
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

I have wanted to see this museum, since I read articles by Delbert True in Farm Collector Magazine. The first time I tried was a few years ago in March when the highway was covered with 18" of snow. This time was in August and...More

2  Thank Roundupready
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This little, free, step back in time is a real eye opener for anyone who has even the smallest question or interest in barbed wire. There are fences, cowboys, wars, tools, pieces of art, medicines....and even a Route 66 room. We thought it would take...More

1  Thank 967marthah
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

My husband wanted to go here, and I did not. I was glad we did though. The museum has not only the various wires throughout history, but everything associated with the wire such as implements and wire makers. The museum is free making it even...More

Thank JMT62662
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Unexpected...authentic....a real treat!!!! I was on a Route 66 adventure. Ducking off the interstate as much as possible to drive the old road. It was the faded old bill board that called to my soul. The over grown signage left me to think all that...More

1  Thank David H
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

A good place to stretch your legs along Route 66. There was a very nice woman inside who had a lot of knowledge about the history of Route 66 and barbed wire. We bought a piece of the road to always remember the trip. As...More

Thank Erika K
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We stopped here as it was on our list of places to see on Rt 66. We were a bit disappointed in the amount of the museum that is actually about Rt 66. But you have to appreciate all the other displays they have in...More

Thank mcriss50
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had seen this place on Billy Connolly's Route 66 road trip DVD and to be honest thought it was a bit of a joke. We visited and it was brilliant. Lots and lots of history and the lady inside had lots of information. The...More

Thank Linda C
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Larry D
29 July 2016|
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