Street Address
101 W. Main Street
Crosbyton, TX 79322
Mailing Address
101 W. Main Street
Crosbyton, TX 79322
phone: 806-675-2331
e-mail: ccpmmuseum@gmail.com
web: ccpmmuseum.com/
Hours
Tuesday - Saturday9 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 5 PM
The museum is closed for the Thanksgiving weekend and from December 18-January 3. We are open on July 4 and for most national and school holidays. The Ericson Farm Museum is open by appointment only. Call in advance: 806.675.2331
Admissions
Free
Free
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Melinda Cagle, Executive Director
phone: 806-675-2331

Description

Where is CCPMM located?

CCPMM has two locations. Our main campus, 101 West Main, is on the town square in Crosbyton, Texas on Texas Hwy. 82/114. The Ericson Farm & Ranch Museum is one block away at 221 East Aspen St.

An 18,000 sq. ft. history museum with artifacts primary from Crosby County, Texas. The Hank Smith Room contains the history of the earliest Anglo settler while The Wayne J. Parker Center for Indian Studies contains American Indian artifacts. Two additional areas, the Walker Wing and the McCurdy Room explore the development of Crosbyton, Texas; a dugout room shows living conditions in the late 1800s on the Texas Plains. In addition, the museum contains a 6,000 sq. ft. auditorium used for civil affairs and can be rented for reunions and other events.

Mission

Dedicated to the preservation of the history of Crosby County, Texas and the Llano Estacado.

History

The original part of the museum was built in 1958 thru funding from the Percy and Zina Lamar Foundation. Three parts have been added since them.

Artifacts Collections

Late 1800s ranching, farming collections; American Indian artifacts; textiles.

Research Collections

American Indian artifacts; local family history; pioneer ranching and farming; textiles

Educational Programs

Tours, lectures, exhibitions; summer textiles workshops.

Summer Saturdays at the Museum. In 2016, the museum initiated a summer fine arts program with courses presented by the Lubbock Caprock Quilters Guild and the Amarillo Weavers Association. In subsequent summers, the museum has hosted classic-movies, fibre-arts classes, and painting classes.

Quilting classes have proved a perennial favorite with beginning and intermediate classes projected for Summer 2020. Painting classes will be taught in the summer of 2020. Fibre-arts enthusiasts can look forward in 2020 to demonstrations in dying wool, spinning and weaving, and guerrilla knitting (Yard Bombing).

    Facilities

    In addition to museum space, the building complex contains a 6,000 sq. ft auditorium used for civic events and several smaller rooms, along with a kitchen, all which can be rented.

    Auditoriums

    Lecture Halls

    Performance Areas

    Governance

    Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum Board of Director under the auspices of the City of Crosbyton, Texas.

    Library

    Access: Scholars

    Appointment required: Yes

    Publications

    annual report, periodic newsletters

      ADA

      Wheelchair Accessible

      Parking

      Restrooms

      Services

      Serving communities

      Schools throughout the Great Plains area bring students to the museum for tours, events, and classes. Both museum locations, 101 West Main and 211 East Aspen, provide rental spaces for special events, meetings, family reunions, and many other occasions. Local 4-H events, Crosby County Extension programs, the American Growers Association, Crosby County Historical Commission, Crosbyton Lions Club, and other organizations hold regular meetings in CCPMM's spacious meeting rooms at 101 West Main. Call for rental fees and information. 806.675.2331

      Lend Your Skills to the Museum—Pro Bono

      CCPMM volunteers are among the museum's best assets. They enable its mission and goals by bringing specific interests and talents to its diverse projects. Volunteers serve as board and committee members and as outreach liaisons to the public. To find out more about the CCPMM Volunteer Program, call 806.675.2331.

      Gift Shop

      Special Event Rental

      Group Tours