• Mitchell Spur Collection

  • Old Log Jail Exhibit

  • Days of Old Exhibit

  • Local Area History



SPURFEST!!  SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 9:00am to 4:00 pm

The Coryell Museum & Historical Center is pleased to  announce that Gatesville Spurfest is returning for its 18th year as an event at the Museum.

  • Free museum admission 
  • Spur Capital of Texas--Mitchell  Collection
  • Historical reenactments including a sheriff and cowboy!
  • Live music
  • Karem Cowboy performances
  • Mock Saloon
  • Demonstrations such as weaving and quilting
  • Contests
    • Quilt block Contest applications available at the Museum or on Spurfest Facebook
  • Outside Venders
    • Outside Vender Applications are available by contacting Erv Adams at 254-383-6094
  • Hundreds of exhibits and thousands of artifacts
  • Wonderful Gift Shop

Mark your calendars and join the Museum in celebrating the history of our state, county, and cities.




We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website and encourage you to visit the Museum in person!  We care about our visitors and want to know who you are, where you are from, and what we can do to make your visit as enjoyable as possible.   


718 Main St.
Gatesville TX  76528
Phone: (254) 865-5007


Tuesday - Saturday 10:00am - 4:00 pm

Admission is free.   Donations are welcomed and greatly appreciated.

Please take a few minutes to visit our Gift Shop as well.  

Our museum is run entirely by volunteers, so please know that your help and ideas are welcome and encouraged.  Get Involved for volunteer opportunities.

Event Hosting

The Museum offers two venues for event hosting: the lovely Gilbreath Room and the historical Coryell Room.  Click here for more info and to see upcoming events and programs.