Texas Pecos Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Big Lake: Hickman Museum

This heritage-rich museum, located in a 1930s rock house, carries memorabilia on Big Lake and Texon. Texon was developed by Texon Oil and Land Co., developers of Big Lake Oil Field. Museum features artifacts of the Santa Rita No. 1, the oil well that ushered in the Permian Basin oil boom of the 1920s, and other oil related relics. Original home ranch furnishings from the 1800's are highlighted.


  • 609 N. Main Ave
  • Big Lake, Texas
  • 76932


Hours & Fees

  • By appointment only

  • Free