Texas Independence Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Yoakum: Yoakum Heritage Museum

Railroad and rawhide exhibits are featured at the Yoakum Heritage Museum. Housed in a 1912 residence, the museum contains a large collection of memorabilia and photos about the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad. The Leather Room covers early tanneries and exhibits fine-tooled saddles and other leather goods.

Watch our Legacy of the Chisholm Trail video to learn more about the Chisholm Trail in Texas.  This video was produced for inclusion in our Chisholm Trail mobile tour found in our Texas Time Travel Tours mobile app. Download the app for more videos and travel information:



  • 312 Simpson Street
  • Yoakum, Texas
  • 77995


Hours & Fees

  • Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday: 1 - 4 p.m. and Friday 10 - 4 p.m.

  • Free