Texas Forts Trail Region

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

Moran: Moran Historical Museum

Located on the corner of Grand Avenue and Waters Street in an historic church building, the Moran Museum has artifacts and memorabilia devoted to the history of Moran and southeastern Shackelford County. Moran ushered in the oil boom in West Texas with the discoveries of the first commercial gas well in 1910 and the first commercial oil well in 1913.


  • Grand Avenue & Waters Street
  • Moran, Texas
  • 76464


Hours & Fees

  • By appointment only.

  • Free