Horton Classic Car Museum

By: jwilder

Horton Classic Car Museum Nocona Texas

NOTE: Sadly, in 2023 the Horton museum in Nocona closed for good and all cars were auctioned off. The Classic Car Capital of Texas is no more.

The Horton Classic Car Museum, is located in Nocona, Texas. With the city tagline as "The Classic Car Capital of Texas," you know this museum (and town) has to be worth a visit.

The Horton Classic Car Museum is housed in what once was the town's Ford dealership. It has a roomy 37,400 square feet to explore, and over 130 cars on display. The collection focuses on American vintage, classic and muscle cars.

Corvette fans will love the museum's extensive corvette collection that features 32 corvettes from 1953 to 1978.

About the Owners

The museum is owned by Pete and Barbara Horton. Pete was raised in the oil business, and had a career of roughnecking on drilling sites. In 1986 Pete and Barbara founded Peba Oil & Gas. Their success in business allowed them to pursue their shared dream of owning an ultimate car collection and restoring the historic town of Nocona.


The Horton Classic Car Museum is located in Nocona, Texas. Nocona is about 90 miles north of Fort Worth, Texas.

Horton Classic Car Museum
115 West Walnut Street
Nocona, Texas 76255
(940) 825-1022

Monday through Friday: 9am to 4pm
Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Closed Sundays and Major Holidays

Visit their website for additional information.

North Texas Car Museum Trail

Horton may be closed, but there are still museums to visit!

This MOTOR Texas guide takes you on a scenic North Texas road trip through nostalgic small towns to discover the coolest antique automobiles and classic cars around!

North Texas Car Museum Trail

James Wilder

James Wilder is the owner, writer, photographer, designer, and developer for MOTOR Texas.


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