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Devil's Rope & Route 66 Museum

We Are OPEN for the 2023 Season. 

 We are telling the world all about the history of barbed wire, its artifacts, the significance of the invention, and the impact on developement of the Old West. Our Mercantile on site provides you with the opportunity to purchase books, barbed wire samples, postcards, and various bundles of wire for the collector in your group. We have a library onsite that offers you books about the history of barbed wire and how to identify wire. 

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Devil's Rope Barbwire Collectors Reunion, Swap Meet and Craft Show

On April 14th and 15th 2023, 

We will have a Barbwire Collectors Reunion and Craft Show, a Food Truck and the

 Grand Opening of our Back Forty Barbwire and Western Store

8 am to 4 pm Friday, April 14th and Saturday, April 15th

Saturday, April 15th at 11 am a Public Auction

Exhibit information

 Our exhibits include a photographic History of the Dust Bowl, entanglement wire used in warfare, different styles of barbwire and fencing tools. Our Western side of the museum includes  Evolution of the Cowboy, Branding and Ranching History. An old wagon. Our exhibits of Old Route 66 include a map of Route 66 through Texas, photos, vintage gas pumps, vintage signs and a 50's diner display.

If you Happen to find yourself in the Texas Panhandle be sure to stop and visit us. We are located at 100 Kingsley Street in McLean, Texas 79057. 

Off I 40 Exits 141-142-143

on Old Route 66

Hours of Operation are 

March to November

9 am to 4 pm everyday except on Sunday.

Free Admission

Donations Welcomed, Free Parking