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May 27, 2014
If you are in San Antonio for a holiday and looking for a place that has a unique and interesting collection of artifacts, then head to Buckhorn Saloon and Museum located at 300 E. Houston Street in Downtown San Antonio. This museum was originally privately owned by Albert Friedrich, and features lots of many different horns.
This unique museum features wildlife from all over the world, collected for more than 100 years. Charter bus visitors can view more than 520 species of mounted and stuffed wildlife. Some of the specimens found here hold records such as the 1,056 pound black marlin and a 10,000 year old pre-historic Irish elk.
The most prized record holder at the Buckhorn Museum is the famous ‘78 Point Buck’ sold to Albert Friedrich himself in 1890. Other interesting exhibits found at the museum rental bus visitors will enjoy is like the works of art by Emile, Albert’s wife, made from rattlesnakes rattles.
Another addition to the Buckhorn Saloon and Museum for charter bus visitors to enjoy is the Texas Ranger Museum. Established in 2006, this museum houses hundreds of Texas Ranger artifacts including revolvers, automatic handguns, sawed off shotguns, badges, photographs and much more. Rental bus visitors would not want to miss these famous Texas Rangers exhibited at the museum such as Ray Martinez, Joaquin Jackson, John B. Armstrong and Frank Hamer.
The main highlight of this museum however, is the Ranger Town. Coach bus visitors can explore this recreation of San Antonio western town together with a replica Buckhorn Saloon, a working jail cell, blacksmith shop, newspaper and telegraph office. Don’t forget to also head to the Bonnie and Clyde exhibit, where you can find a vintage ‘34 Ford V8 Deluxe, the couple’s famous getaway car.
Of course, when visiting this lovely attraction, you should not miss out on the drinks and food available, served in the original furnishings of the original Buckhorn Saloon. This includes the back-bar which was hand-crafted of marble and cherry wood.
For some awesome authentic Texan food, try the traditional Texas BBQ brisket, ribs and chicken, mouth-watering bacon and cheddar burgers at the Buckhorn Cafe. The popular dish among locals here is the Buckhorn Burger; a must-try!
So don’t forget to head to this unique place in your charter bus when traveling to San Antonio. Call 1-888-548-0457 or 832-403-2091 to book a bus for your travels today!