There is something for the whole family at the the Mertens Frontier Ranch store and museum. Realism, and history make for an interesting and unforgetable experience. Indian artifacts from South Texas area, mounted exhibits of animals portrayed in human situatuions, "Grandma and Grandpa Bucky", small exhibet of a variety of snakes found in South Texas, including the Western Diamondback Rattle Snake. Come walk the street of our false front western town, which includes a Black Smith's shop, Jail, Saloon and even an 25 foot Teepee. Interesting finds arejust around the corner.
Early 19th Cent. cast iron stove and cookware used in the bunkhouse.
Cast iron skillets
Early examples of glass bottles.
Native American Artifacts create the image of the End of the Trail.
Display of a variety of artifacts
Farming equipment from an earlier age.
Enjoy our false front saloon and photo opt. Jail.
One of the prominent displays are that of "Grandpaand Grandma Bucky" .
They were mounted in the early 60's by David Mertens for display and are the centerpiece of the museum.
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