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West of the Pecos Museum

Located in the restored 19th century Orient Hotel, complete with the old saloon, the West of the Pecos Museum houses original memorabilia and artifacts from an era long ago. Explore over 50 rooms of exhibits, artifacts, history, and West Texas lore.

The West of the Pecos Museum is a historically recognized landmark in Texas that opened in 1963. It’s composed of two parts: a saloon built in 1896 and a hotel that was added in 1904. Today the museum offers three full floors with more than 50 rooms of exhibits that include artifacts, history, and West Texas lore. 

The outdoor exhibits include:

  • Centennial Park
  • Clay Allison’s Grave
  • Judge Roy Bean’s Courthouse and Saloon Replica
  • Mesquite House
  • Frying Pan Ranch Chuckwagon
  • Orient Hotel
  • Historical Markers

All exhibits are available as a self-paced walking tour or as a guided tour. The original saloon is on the ground floor; you should start your visit there. Bring a camera!

Hours of Operation:

  • Memorial Day–Labor Day: Monday–Saturday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m.–4 p.m.
  • Labor Day–Memorial Day: Tuesday–Saturday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday & Monday Closed


  • Adults: $7
  • Seniors: 65+ $6
  • Children 5–18: $3
  • Children Under 5: FREE

Learn more about the West of the Pecos Museum

West of the Pecos Museum
120 E. Dot Stafford Street
Pecos, Texas
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