"Birthplace of the Cowboy"
  September 21, 2017

Longhorn Museum


    Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM



9:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Closed on holidays


Admission by donation
Group Tours by appointment

Phone: (830) 569-6313

Email: lhornmuseum@pleasantontx.gov


Location: 1959 HWY 97 E
Pleasanton,Texas 78064



The museum through its displays of artifacts, documents, portaits, and written excerpts protrays the history of Atascosa county. The museum devotes major efforts in documenting the area as the "Birthplace of the Cowboy".


Our Museum also serves as a Tourist Information Center. This center assist visitors by providing maps, brochures, and information about Pleasanton and Atascosa County.


"It is a well known fact that Pleasanton and this Museum are on land once owned by the Rancho of San Jose Mission"







We have an extensive game exhibit featuring animials from all across Texas (pictured above: Texas longhorn pictured below: wild game exhibit)



"The Hearse" (pictured above) Be sure to ask about the captivating story of this hearse.


The( SAU&G) San Antonio, Uvalde and Gulf Depot was located on HWY 281 in North Pleasanton and was moved to the grounds of the Longhorn museum. The Union Pacific Caboose (pictured above) was added to this exibit. Also the Depot contains artifacts and excerpts from the early days of Railroading