Red Men Museum And Library

4521 Speight Avenue
Waco, TX 76711


About Us:

The Red Men Museum and Library is an American historical reference museum and research library owned and maintained by The Texas Red Men Foundation, Inc.

The museum exhibits artifacts of historical significance such as:

  • a writing desk that belonged to Aaron Burr
  • a bugle recovered from the battlefield at Gettysburg
  • a signed viola from WW II USO show days
  • a ring that belonged to silent film star Rudolph Valentino
  • a peace blanket that belonged to the Apache warrior Geronimo
  • moccasins that belonged to Chiricahua Apache Chief Cochise

Many other artifacts pertaining to the Improved Order of Red Men, Degree of Pocahontas, Texas history, American history, and world history are also on display.

The 4,300-volume library has an extensive collection dealing with Texas and Waco history, the Civil War, and World War II. One of its features is a complete set of National Geographic magazines from 1888 to the present. The library also contains books on the American Revolution period, important papers of U.S. presidents, and complete sets of the published Warren Commission report and the Nuremburg War Criminal Trials report.

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