The Charles Goodnight Historical Center, Goodnight

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The Charles Goodnight Historical Center Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

806-944-5591

toll free 855-881-6499

Co.Rd. 25 and Hwy 287

Goodnight, TEXAS 79019
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  • July 6, 2017
    Located just off the highway, and well marked, the Center is easily accessible. I was only able to view it from the roadway because of my timing. I visited on a Sunday, and, of course, it is closed on...  more »
  • May 20, 2017
    The Goodnight Historical Center is a combination of a small museum and a tour of the former home of Charles Goodnight, pioneer Texas rancher. The $10 entrance fee included three short, informative vid...  more »
  • May 18, 2017
    I stopped here after visiting the Armstrong County Museum in Claude a few miles down the road. I was the only one here and paid $10 admission. First there were 3 short videos that last about 12 minute...  more »
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  • February 19, 2017
    Great tour guide. Well restored house. Very interesting
  • November 18, 2016
    If you're interested in 19th century American history, cowboys and trail drives or frontier history, you need to read about this man Charles Goodnight. He and his wife are credited with saving the American Bison from extinction. He is also credited with inventing the chuck wagon. His cattle drives with Oliver Loving provided at least some of the inspiration for the story Lonesome Dove. This museum was his last house.
  • June 17, 2017
    I love history!
  • May 24, 2017
    Fun outing
  • May 11, 2015
    Fabulous tour. Beautiful home. Legendary Texans.

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