NEWS AND EVENTS

We have now reopened and welcome visitors to again enjoy this wonderful historical museum.  Our area has been blessed with good health and we continue to pray, as you do, for the complete resolution to the Covid 19 pandemic.  Our hours of operation are Wed., Thurs., and Fri. 1:30 to
4:30 p.m and Saturdays by appointment.  We welcome all calls and will work to arrange special tours as needed. 

The local Old Spanish Trail centennial celebration is now on display and offers a glimpse into the effects on tourism this historic highway brought to our area.  State and country wide events are on

hold but upcoming plans will be announced asap.  Come and See!!

Recent Successes

Take time to read an interesting article on Kimble County Historical Museum written by Dee Lackey.  You will find this 

great read  in the current issues of

"Ranch and Rural Living" magazine and in the "Texas Hill Country Living" magazine.

The Cub Scout Pack 420 gathered at the museum on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. for a tour

They were accompanied by their parents and leader Christy Udall.  The kids were impressed and enthusiastic to learn about their home county.   

Charles Hagood receives the Texas Historical Commission John L. Nau, III AWARD OF EXCELLENCE IN MUSEUMS on behalf of the Kimble County Historical Museum for significant achievement in the areas of Historical Interpretation, Museum Education, Conservation of Collection and Community Involvement on Jan. 30, 2020.

The Texas Pecos Trail Region members had their bi-monthly meeting Jan. 21, 2020 at Kimble County Historical Museum.  Lunch and a tour was enjoyed by over 20 people.  Counties from all over the Texas Pecos Region were represented.

Two old OST markers are preserved on KCHC campus in Junction.  

In Oct. 2019, Glenn Goode, Archaeologist, presented a slide show of three burned middens 

found in the county.

Jerry Bridwell demonstrates flint knapping.

Junction A&M Club and the Chamber of Commerce are hosted a book signing for Ron J. Jackson, Jr.'s book, Bebes and the Bear:  Gene Stallings, Coach Bryant, and Their 1968 Cotton Bowl Showdown on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 3-6 pm. at the Kimble County Historical Museum

Upcoming attractions to be announced asap 

VISITOR COMMENTS:   October 22, 2019  Monte Monroe, Ph.D., Southwest Collections Archivist, State Historian:  "Kimble County Historical Museum is the best in Texas of its kind.  You should all be very proud!"

The Coke R. Stevenson display  dedication and reception was well attended.  Dr. Monte Monroe, State Historian and Archivist at the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech University, delivered remarks about Gov. Coke. R. Stevenson.  A warm, outstanding account of the late governor's more personal life was given by his daughter Jane Stevenson Chandler.  

Come stroll down the path of Kimble County's history.

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