901 East Oak St.
Marfa, TX 79843


Welcome to Marfa! This small West Texas town is the growing “Art Mecca” of the Southwest; yet, it is also rich in military history, with awe-inspiring desert landscapes catering to the fancy of Hollywood filmmakers, and it is home of the famous Marfa “Mystery” Lights.

Marfa History Tours director, Kim Thornsburg, grew up in Marfa and knows the Marfa & Big Bend areas like no other. He is also an author and a leading authority on the Marfa Lights. Your Marfa History tour will be aboard a comfortable well-manicured minivan. Marfa History Tours are tailor-made to be fun and to meet your time limits and your specific interests. To accommodate your needs, we can include any or all of the following in your tour; In-depth local history, archaeology, art, architectural styles, Prada Marfa, Marfa cemetery, Marfa Mystery Lights, and special tours of private attractions in and around the Marfa area.

Thousands of tourists visit Marfa yearly to see the sights and sounds of Marfa. Most leave without ever knowing the underlying mystique that makes Marfa a special place! Book a Marfa History Tour! Find the Marfa mystique! Let your imagination soar among the starry, dark West Texas skies … Relax, discover art … Connect with the Big Bend region’s history … Search out the unexplainable … and immerse yourself into the exceptional beauty that surrounds Marfa — all a part of the Marfa “experience!”