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The Museum of Western Art

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Impressive small town museum

We had a couple of unexpected guests drop in for Thanksgiving and they wanted to know what there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kelika14
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Kerrville, Texas
DIDN'T EXPECT THIS

Really nice western museum for such a small town, really didn't expect much so we were very pleased... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
dannywalter804
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Harlingen, Texas
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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 3 weeks ago

We had a couple of unexpected guests drop in for Thanksgiving and they wanted to know what there was to see in Kerrville. Well, I'm ashamed to say that after two years neither my boyfriend nor I have been to The Museum of Western Art....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Really nice western museum for such a small town, really didn't expect much so we were very pleased with this stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dannywalter804
Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you! We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit to our museum - and to Kerrville. We appreciate your compliments and hope you'll stop by again. Our exhibits do change throughout the year. Sincerely, Stephanie Turnham Executive Director

Reviewed 19 June 2018

This museum has a large selection of art dedicated to the old western way of life. It's located in a scenic part of the Texas hill country.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dennis B
Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thank you! We're so glad you visited and enjoyed all the museum has to offer. Our exhibits do change, so we hope you'll be back to see us soon. Sincerely, Stephanie Turnham Executive Director

Reviewed 7 May 2018

If you are a lover of art, this museum is a must see. The art collection is fantastic and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. The gentleman that gave us the tour was very good in his knowledge of the artists and pointed out some...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to visit us. We're so glad you enjoed our art! We'll share your compliments with our volunteer docents- they are all so passionate about the museum and want everyone to leave with a great appreciation for the American...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

Incredible building and gallery space. Truly friendly docents and staff. Certainly one Kerrville's best assets.More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you for the compliment! We're so pleased you enjoy our museum and the fabulous staff and volunteers we have. If you live locally, we hope you'll return often (or consider becoming a member!). Our exhibits do change throughout the year. Thanks again! Sincerely, Stephanie...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Was here a number of years ago when it was home to the CCA artists. Enjoyed it just as much this time. Nice to see some names of fellow artists I know in there still. Thanks.More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mike9922
Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and write a review. You're right - we opened as the Cowboy Artists of America Museum and just celebrated our 35th Anniversary! We hope you'll stop and see us again when you're in the...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

A very pretty setting among the trees ......this museum is roomy and bright. The building itself and the history behind every piece of art work is well defined and extremely well placed. All museum personnel are happy ...... and smile at each and every visitor....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

How nice of you to write and let others know what we offer here at the Museum of Western Art. We also thank you for your compliment to our staff and volunteers....and we'll share that with them (including our wonderful Katie!) Everyone really wants each...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

If you enjoy Western art this museum is worth the visit. The area is beautiful so Kerrville is always a good trip.More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Texasjack
Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you so much for your compliment. We're so pleased you enjoyed our beautiful museum and permanent collection of western art and artifacts. Since our exhibits change throughout the year, we hope you'll stop and see us again when you're coming through the Hill Country!...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent experience. Mr. Frank was very knowledgeable and so very kind. The art work and sculptures were beautiful.More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Keturah T
Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to write following your visit here. We're so pleased you enjoyed our art and artifacts of the old west and hope you'll stop to see us again when you're in the Hill Country. We often change out our...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Wife and I easily spent 2 hours here viewing the western art. Many interesting paintings, sculptures and artifacts. Visit you won’t be disappointed.More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GoingFarFarAway
Stephanie T, Executive Director at The Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you! We're so glad you stopped to see us and enjoyed all we have in our permanent art collection as well as our artist of the month and western artifacts. You are right - it takes two hours to really see and understand all...More

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Mike9922
23 April 2018|
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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
6 March 2018|
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Response from Jerry G | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so but I would ask.
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Lincoln B
30 March 2015|
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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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