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Devil's Rope and Route 66 Museum

100 Kingsley Street, McLean, TX 79057
+1 806-779-2225
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Terrific museum!

I have wanted to see this museum, since I read articles by Delbert True in Farm Collector Magazine... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Marsing, Idaho
So much info on barbed wire

This little, free, step back in time is a real eye opener for anyone who has even the smallest... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
East Patchogue, New York
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Museum dedicated to showing the story of the West through barbed wire, cattle brands and route 66 memorabilia.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good43%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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100 Kingsley Street, McLean, TX 79057
+1 806-779-2225
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

I have wanted to see this museum, since I read articles by Delbert True in Farm Collector Magazine. The first time I tried was a few years ago in March when the highway was covered with 18" of snow. This time was in August and...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This little, free, step back in time is a real eye opener for anyone who has even the smallest question or interest in barbed wire. There are fences, cowboys, wars, tools, pieces of art, medicines....and even a Route 66 room. We thought it would take...More

Thank 967marthah
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My husband wanted to go here, and I did not. I was glad we did though. The museum has not only the various wires throughout history, but everything associated with the wire such as implements and wire makers. The museum is free making it even...More

Thank JMT62662
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Unexpected...authentic....a real treat!!!! I was on a Route 66 adventure. Ducking off the interstate as much as possible to drive the old road. It was the faded old bill board that called to my soul. The over grown signage left me to think all that...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A good place to stretch your legs along Route 66. There was a very nice woman inside who had a lot of knowledge about the history of Route 66 and barbed wire. We bought a piece of the road to always remember the trip. As...More

Thank Erika K
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We stopped here as it was on our list of places to see on Rt 66. We were a bit disappointed in the amount of the museum that is actually about Rt 66. But you have to appreciate all the other displays they have in...More

Thank mcriss50
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had seen this place on Billy Connolly's Route 66 road trip DVD and to be honest thought it was a bit of a joke. We visited and it was brilliant. Lots and lots of history and the lady inside had lots of information. The...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Very interesting free museum with all different kinds of barbed wire. There's also some Burma Shave signs from the Route 66 days & a reproduction of a diner from the town's heyday. Well worth the time & expense (hee hee).

Thank jsthelin
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect when we came here. Have to say it was one of the best museums we saw on Route 66. Very helpful (volunteer) staff, where m=nothing was too much trouible for them. I just loved this museum

Thank wannabeaussie
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Stopped here along our trek on Route 66. I had no idea how thorough and in depth this would be. There's so much to see and learn about barbed wire. And I couldn't believe it was free!. This is a must stop for those doing...More

Thank CA_dreamer__103066
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Larry D
29 July 2016|
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Free admission