Pioneer West Museum - Route 66, Shamrock, Texas, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 35° 12.954 W 100° 14.867
14S E 386434 N 3897699
Quick Description: The Pioneer West Museum is housed in the old Reynolds Hotel that was built in 1925, alongside the Mother Road in Shamrock, Texas.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 3/20/2015 11:26:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMNJ0Y
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member MikeGolfJ3
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Long Description:
The museum has approximately 25 rooms and is filled with interesting items from the area's past. The Museum is located next door to The famous Magnolia vintage Gas Station, & across the road from the Zeigler house.

From Wikipedia:
"The museum focuses on the culture of the Great Plains Indians and even the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Apollo XII Moon mission in which Alan Bean, a native of Wheeler, was an astronaut. There are cowboy exhibits, pioneer weapons, a look at the nearby former United States Army base Fort Elliot as well as farm and ranch artifacts. On display are doctor and dentist offices, a general store, pioneer kitchen, schoolroom, and elegant parlor." (visit link)
Theme:
Culture of the Great Plains Indians, & very varied Local History.


Street Address:
204 N Madden St, Shamrock, Texas, USA.


Food Court: no

Gift Shop: yes

Hours of Operation:
Open: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm Closed for Lunch 12noon-1pm


Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
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veritas vita visited Pioneer West Museum - Route 66, Shamrock, Texas, USA. 3/26/2014 veritas vita visited it