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American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum

Open Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Excellent Education on the History of the Quarterhorse

We enjoyed a quiet, but thorough visit at the Quarterhorse museum along with the Buffalo Soldier... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Converse, Texas
Wonderful History

We really enjoyed this historical museum on the American Quarter Horse. We learned a lot we never... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
RonAnna H
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The development of the American Quarter Horse from colonial times to present day is traced through interactive exhibits, dramatic video presentations and live demonstrations.
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2601 I-40 East at Quarter Horse Dr, Amarillo, TX
+1 806-376-5181
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed a quiet, but thorough visit at the Quarterhorse museum along with the Buffalo Soldier exhibit as it pertains to their use of the Quarterhorse breed.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jaylankford
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed this historical museum on the American Quarter Horse. We learned a lot we never knew.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RonAnna H
Reviewed 30 January 2019

We visited this museum as my daughter is a big fan of horses, so she insisted. The museum is well displayed, but kind of boring, even she was bored and disappointed after 30 min. It depicts the horses role and great impact on inhabiting the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank B1714D
Reviewed 27 January 2019

I explored this wonderful piece of Americana with my sister and bro. We covered every inch of what this wonderful museum had to offer. The displays and all the educational information was excellent...A++++ I will always recommend this place to see, especially if you have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Yaquigirl
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Great museum about cowboys and horses in different cultures. Kids would really enjoy. Beautiful place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Misty C
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Downstairs is a lot more kids oriented, which was well done but I wasn't there with children. Upstairs, though, had an awesome several room, elaborate, timeline of horse influence in American history that I found fascinating. They tied in what was happening in mainstream culture...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank amandaeliza23
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The museum was so full of interesting materials and exhibits. For a small and specifically focused place they had plenty to learn and see. The cost of $7 for adults was a great price for the amount of information you got. Even if you are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Katie D
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It was nothing like I expected. It was boring and a big disappointment for us all. My grandson had wanted to go there for such a long time, so we took him last fall and he was bored.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mary P
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I agree with most of the other reviews that this museum is especially wonderful if you are truly into horses, but there is somethings no here for everyone. We love bed seeing the chuck wagon and the original starting gate. Also, there were some fun...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KayM506
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This museum is part of the American Quarter Horse Association, whose headquarters are in Amarillo, so naturally there's a lot of neat stuff about quarter horses. A big part of the AQHA mission is to acquaint people with how versatile the breed is, from roping...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Adults: $7 Seniors (55+): $6 Children (6-18): $3 Children (5 & under): Free Military Veterans: $4 Active duty military: Free