Attractions in Fort Stockton

Fort Stockton offers one of the richest historical experiences you’re likely to find in the Lone Star State, and many of its top attractions are businesses or buildings that have served the town’s residents for decades. Some, like the Grey Mule Saloon, have transformed to cater to modern tastes while preserving those links with the past, giving them a double dose of charm and color. While more recent additions to the city of Fort Stockton, like The Garage coffeehouse, may just be starting out, they’re already making a name for themselves as must-visit spots for travelers. The following are some of the top attractions in Fort Stockton to check out when you travel here.

Annie Riggs Memorial Museum
The blood-stained desk of a notorious local sheriff, the tusks of a Columbian mammoth, and a Sears & Roebuck cast-iron bed from 1900 are some of the curios on display at this popular Fort Stockton museum. During the summer, free live concerts are staged on the patio. Open six days a week. 
301 South Main Street
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
(432) 336-2167

Bella Terrazza
A store full of eye-popping Mexican and Western items for home and office decor, wedding gifts, and more, Bella Terrazza is the exact opposite of a cookie-cutter tourist shop. Pick out a frame, piece of jewelry, cross, or scarf and let the folks behind the counter gift-wrap it for you at no charge. 
116 North Main Street
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
(432) 336-0200

Fort Stockton Visitor Center
Find maps for self-guided tours and other visitor information at the city’s visitor center, housed inside the original Kansas City, Mexico, and Orient Railway’s 1911 depot. Gardens, sculptures, water features, and new signage make the center great for photo opportunities, as well.
1000 Railroad Avenue
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
(800) 336-2166

Grey Mule Saloon Tasting Room
You’d never know it by looking at it, but this refined setting started out life as a rough-and-tumble saloon for Army soldiers and Texas Rangers in the 1880’s. Today, it’s turning cowboys into oenophiles by pouring the whites and reds of local wine producer Ste. Genevieve. Grab a glass and nosh on tasty hors d'oeuvres on the patio. 
101 East Callaghan Street
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
(432) 336-9463

Historic Fort Stockton
The garrison that gave the town its name is today listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tour the officers’ quarters, enlisted men’s barracks, and other original buildings that have been restored to their 19th century state. A visitor’s center and museum exhibits will guide you through the fort’s long and storied history. 
301 East 3rd Street
Fort Stockton, Texas 79735
(432) 336-2166

Old Pecos County Jail
Built in 1883, the Pecos County Jail is one of the oldest buildings in Fort Stockton. Tour this fascinating piece of local history where law enforcement officers often lived with their families near locked-up town drunks and hardened criminals.
101 West Gallagher Street
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
(432) 336-6316

Stocktons Entertainment
Fort Stockton’s premier funhouse offers bowling, mini golf, a movie theater, arcade, and bar and grill. Specials run throughout the week with happy hours on Thursday and Friday.
2181 West Dickinson Boulevard
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
(432) 336-2101

The Garage Coffee Music & More
So-named for its location inside an old auto repair shop, The Garage is Fort Stockton’s hippest spot to sip java, vape, and catch live music. The shop books a steady stream of country, alternative, and punk rockers and hosts a trivia night the first Tuesday of every month.
1110 North Main Street
Fort Stockton, Texas 79735
(432) 701-0588

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