There is a wonderful variety of things to do in the Bandera area. Choose a topic from our "To Do" menu to view many of them.
American Legion Post 157 Military Museum 830-796-7528 205 12th Street Bandera, TX 78003
American Legion Post 157 is home to a military museum. Over 170 period correct models of airplanes, ships, helicopters, tanks, armored personnel carriers and more. Uniforms from WWI forward are a feature of the exhibit.
The Bandera Music History Project / Hall of Fame Project has produced a computer "juke box" of Bandera area musician's music from the old to the current. The goal of the project is to maintain, preserve, and promote Bandera's rich music heritage of all types. Each year the project hosts an induction ceremony of Bandera celebrities into the Hall of Fame.
The "juke box" is located in the Kronkosky Library of Bandera County on Main Street Bandera. No Charge. Hours are Monday through Friday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM and 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Saturday.
Replicas of Dinosaurs, Ice Age animals, and educational play stations are located on the eight acre grounds. Inside there are over 100 full-body animal mounts positioned in hand-painted dioramas portraying their natural habitats. An international collection of art pieces are displayed in the museum.
The museum located near Lost Maples State Natural Area is a must see for motorcycle enthusiasts. The museum features British bikes and others. Opens from March- November Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. On weekdays call ahead for a tour. Ace Cafe inside museum open for lunch 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM