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Thursday, October 18, 2018


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This year's theme; The Role of Westerns in Shaping the American Experience will bring back many memories for visitors and for  a younger generation, provide a retrospective look at the popularity of the genre in the American culture of the 1950's and 1960's. 

A number of our topics are supported by Museum exhibits and/or documents. A few are noted below:

John Wayne: http://www.museumofwesternfilmhistory.org/articles-with-out-menu-items/the-life-of-john-wayne

John Ford:

TV Westerns: http://www.museumofwesternfilmhistory.org/articles-with-out-menu-items/tv-westerns

Explore our new "Gateway" website to assst visitors in navigating the incredible experiences in traveling Highway 395

Event Tickets

New MascotNew Promo Video
Click Image
Starring "Pixel" Witney
Video by Jay Dee Witney


Latest News

Celebrity Guests

Scott Eyman
Diamond Farnsworth
Vanda Krefft
Ben Mankiewicz
Wyatt McCrea
Conrad Palmisano
Robert Wagner
William Wellman Jr.


Master of Ceremonies
Larry Maurice

Guest & Panelists

William Chemerka
Larry Floyd
Allen Glazner
Scott Harris
Don Kelsen
Dennis Liff
Julie Rogers Pomilia

Panel Moderator
Ed Hulse

Thursday Night Opening Film
Screening: THE DIVIDE 

Starring Perry King  &
Sara Arrington

Friday Night Keynote Film
The Big Trail
Starring John Wayne
Special Guest, Patrick Wayne

Saturday Night Keynote Film
Broken Lance
Starring Robert Wagner

Special Guests
Members of the 
Will James Society

J. C. Munns
Accompanist on Silents

Thursday 12:30 PM
Restored Slim Princess 
in Independence