Enjoy a fine collection of artifacts depicting the history of southeastern Laramie County, by touring this 4-1/2 acre museum. The main exhibition hall has a gift shop, pre-historic artifacts, and displays reflecting the history of Pine Bluffs, Albin, Burns, Carpenter, and Egbert. Other buildings include the oldest school house in Laramie County, a de-commissioned Catholic church, the Brodine-Walker Boarding House, a Union Pacific Caboose with railroad memorabilia, the Bowser homestead house, and the Agriculture and Transportation building, featuring a display of Plains Indian artifacts, including a tipi for the kids to play in, an extensive barbed wire exhibit, and a 1938 Fire Truck used by the town of Pine Bluffs. Texas Trail Museum is located along the well known Lincoln Highway.
The Texas Trail Museum is open seasonally, from May 1st to Sept 30th. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Sunday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. They are closed Monday and Tuesday. There is no entrance fee to the museum, but donations are greatly appreciated.