Exhibits & Collections

Coryell Museum (laid out on two floors) presents exhibitions that explore historical subjects in depth - from Texas music and sports to archaeology and space exploration. 

Explore the sections below for a preview of some of the many exhibits and collections housed at the Coryell Museum & Historical Center.


Mitchell Spur Collection

The Mitchell Collection of several thousand spurs has been said to be the largest spur collection in the world. Lloyd Mitchell (1907-1991), known as "Coach", as he was head coach for the football, bas...

Old Log Jail Exhibit

The museum houses the oldest building in Coryell County:  a double-walled log jail built in 1854 so that, in the words of County Judge Mayberry, "Coryell County can come into the modern age and stop c...

Days of Old Exhibit

The Dawson Cooper Gallery features many commercial exhibits: Old-time doctor's office Gas Station Display Beauty Shop Kitchen appliances from a few decades back Camp Hood display Old schoolroo...