VICTORVILLE, Calif. -- The Roy Rogers-Dale Evans Museum, which has
operated here for 26 years, will be relocating next spring to new
quarters in Branson, Mo.
According to owner, Roy (Dusty) Rogers, Jr., the facility in
Branson will be adjacent to Celebration City, Silver Dollar City's
new sister theme park that will celebrate the 20th century. That
park also opens in the spring.
The Rogers museum will occupy a new 26,250-square foot structure
which will have a 326-seat theater, where Dusty Rogers and his band
the "High Riders" will perform.
"Legacy," a trio of Roy Rogers' and Dale Evans' granddaughters,
and a nephew, Rob Johnson, and his band, "Heritage" also will
The museum will continue to house memorabilia including
wardrobes; photos of celebrity friends; Roy Rogers' favorite
fishing lures; Nellybelle, the Jeep; and mounted figures of the
famous horses Trigger and Buttermilk along with the Rogers' dog,