Plan Your Visit
Directions & Parking:
Address:65258 Interstate 20 Exit 367 Mingus, Texas 76463
Parking: The W.K. Gordon Center has a parking lot on the museum grounds inside our gates. Bus and RV parking is avaliable and we are disabled accessible.
From Dallas/Fort Worth: We are about an hour west of Fort Worth. Exit 367 (Thurber/Mingus) on Interstate 20. Turn left under the under pass and take another left onto the service road. The center will be on your right.
From Abilene: We are about an hour east of Abilene. Exit 367 (Thurber/Mingus) on Interstate 20. Continue on the service road. The center will be on your right.
From Stephenville: We are about half an hour north. Travel on 108 North. Turn left at the first stop sign and travel 3 miles on Interstate 20 service road. The center will be on your left.
New York Hill Restaurant
Sits atop historic New York Hill overlooking the town site of Thurber with sweeping views of Palo Pinto and Erath counties. Home-cooked breakfast, lunch, and dinner, open daily.
The Smokestack Restaurant
Located directly across I-20 from the Gordon Center. It is located next to the original Thurber brick smokestack and inside the last remaining Thurber-brick building in downtown Thurber. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Located north of Thurber, about 2 miles north of I-20 on Hwy 108 in Mingus. Family restaurant known for its pizza and subs. Also has a bar, pool tables, and arcade games. Open after 4pm, Tuesday - Sunday.
Located a little west of Thurber and north a few miles on Hwy 16 in Strawn. Famous for chicken fried steaks.
Nearby Hotels, Inns, and RV Parks:
Longhorn Inn Motel
105 W Interstate 20 , Gordon, TX 76453
Cactus Rose RV Park
115 Interstate 20, Mingus, TX 76463
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
1460 East Main Street, Eastland, TX 76448
Oak Creek RV Park
7652 Interstate 20, Weatherford, TX 76088
215 Alford Drive, Weatherford, TX 76087