We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
Review Highlights
Wonderful History

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
RonAnna H
via mobile
Beautifully done and honored!

I explored this wonderful piece of Americana with my sister and bro. We covered every inch of what... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Read all 242 reviews
All photos (120)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“love horses”(18 reviews)
“hall of fame”(13 reviews)
“horse lover”(9 reviews)
The development of the American Quarter Horse from colonial times to present day is traced through interactive exhibits, dramatic video presentations and live demonstrations.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
See all hours
2601 I-40 East at Quarter Horse Dr, Amarillo, TX
+1 806-376-5181
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Amarillo
from US$196.63
More Info
from US$249.00
More Info
from US$310.00
More Info
from US$80.00
More Info
Reviews (242)
Filter reviews
234 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews love horses hall of fame horse lover gift shop horse history famous horses educational exhibits starting gate beautiful artwork beautiful facility great history couple of hours amarillo area breed genealogy cowboy enthusiasts
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 234 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 27 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 doankd
Reviewed 27 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 11 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 6 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
1  Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Cool place to hang out for a while. Young kids might get bored, but there is a lot of information and displays for adults.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SunTraveler99
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 73 nearby hotels
Camelot Inn
60 reviews
.11 miles away
Sleep Inn Airport
177 reviews
.15 miles away
Super 8 by Wyndham Amarillo Central TX
409 reviews
.17 miles away
Luxury Inn and Suites
50 reviews
.22 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 584 nearby restaurants
Cracker Barrel
318 reviews
.20 miles away
Tacos Garcia
151 reviews
.64 miles away
Taco Villa
26 reviews
.57 miles away
Thai Town
15 reviews
.59 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 106 nearby attractions
Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts
49 reviews
1.73 miles away
Route 66 Historic District
373 reviews
1.72 miles away
Harrington House
35 reviews
1.82 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
10 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from texasrepublichistory | Reviewed this property |
Adults: $7 Seniors (55+): $6 Children (6-18): $3 Children (5 & under): Free Military Veterans: $4 Active duty military: Free