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The Museum of Western Art

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A must see in Kerrville.

The Museum of Western Art is an outstanding source for cowboy art. Here you will find collections... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Phil A
Wonderful gem in Kerrville

This is really an amazing collection of art. While a small museum, there are some outstanding... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
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The Museum of Western Art, formerly the Cowboy Artist of America Museum, is open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. It is located 65 miles NW of San Antonio just off I-10, and is a short drive from downtown Kerrville. Larger-than-life style...more
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1550 Bandera Hwy, Kerrville, TX 78028-9547
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Museum of Western Art is an outstanding source for cowboy art. Here you will find collections found in only in a few other places. Authentic chuck wagon, they have one. Stage coach, they got it. Make note of the domed ceilings and ask to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Phil A
Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Thank you so much for taking time to write about your visit to The Museum of Western Art. We're so pleased you enjoyed not only our art but the building as well. We appreciate your compliments and hope you'll be back to see us again!...More

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This is really an amazing collection of art. While a small museum, there are some outstanding pieces by very prominent artists. The museum does focus on art that depicts life in the west, so you will not find modern art or abstract art in this...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed our museum and learned more about why our mission is to preserve and promote our Western heritage. You came a long way to visit and we hope you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 28 August 2016

Visited with family in late August while on a motorcycle trip. Interesting exhibit on Kerrville history and the grounds were very pleasant. Good stop while in Kerrville.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for visiting our museum. We're so glad you enjoyed what we have here and hope you'll stop back when you're on your next trip through Kerrville since our exhibits do change. Sincerely, Stephanie Turnham

Reviewed 25 August 2016

We made a concerted effort to go to the Museum of Western Art to see the special exhibit from Joe Herring's collection of historical photos of early Kerrville. The exhibit was quite a treat. So much has changed, and some buildings are still there. I...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you so much! We're so glad you visited us and enjoyed Joe Herring's photographic exhibit on early Kerr County. Since our exhibits do change throughout the year, we hope you'll be back soon. Thanks again, Stephanie Turnham Executive Director

Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a nicely-displayed, well-organized, art museum focusing on Western art and Western artists. Staff members are friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Charleytoo
Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you so much! We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit here - and we do hope you'll come again since our exhibits do change. We appreciate your compliment! Stephanie Turnham

Reviewed 22 August 2016

There were many great bronze castings. Many wonderful paintings depicting western scenes It is very well done! In a very attractive setting.More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank b31s
Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you! We appreciate that you took time to write about your visit and we are so glad you enjoyed seeing all of our art works -- including our spectacular bronze works. If you're in the area, we hope you'll come by again -- we...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Wonderful museum filled with fantastic art and sculptures. We arrived right as they were opening at 10 am and Fred gave us a guided tour. He is very knowledgeable and tells the greatest stories about some of the pieces of art and sculpture. Well worth...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you! We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit - and your comments are so appreciated. We'll be sure and pass along your compliment to Fred. We are so fortunate that he and all our volunteer docents are so knowledgeable and can narrate so well on...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I could spend days here. ..this place is fascinating. From the Michael Jackson western outfit that he wore in the music video "I shot the sheriff" to the live audience participation dancing on the bottom floor. .this place will not disappoint !More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank lhbpib
Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you for writing, although we do believe your review is meant for a different museum since we only have one floor and do not have any Michael Jackson's outfits. We hope, however, that you'll come see us if you're ever in Kerrville, in the...More

Reviewed 24 July 2016

We love this museum. Many beautiful paintings and some neat interior architecture in the building. You can spend many hours there or could go through it in about an hour. They have a small gift store where we bought some postcards and a book. The...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you! We're so pleased you came by the museum - and are even more pleased to learn you'll be back when we change exhibits! We appreciate the comments you've shared so that others can appreciate all we have here as we further our mission...More

Reviewed 22 July 2016

We attended the opening of a new exhibit last night. Although we have been here before the level of art in the permanent collection along with limited time exhibits is wonderful. A must stop while in Kerrville!More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Stephen1963
Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you! We're so pleased you came out for the opening reception of our Artist of the Month, Jeff Gant. We appreciate your compliments and comments so that others can be inspired to visit us and learn about our western heritage. We look forward to...More

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Mike9922
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Response from Stephanie T | Property representative |
Yes, we have a good sized parking lot. Sorry for delay in responding - we just saw this! Hope you'll be able to come visit.
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Mari B
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Response from Jerry G | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so but I would ask.
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Response from ncftx | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest! Adult tickets are $7.00; seniors over 65 are $6.00. Military with ID are $4.00, children under 8 are free and we also have group rates. If you are a member of the museum (membership is $50... More
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