The History of Jimmy Dean
Raised in Plainview, Jimmy Dean pulled himself from poverty to national prominence as a television entertainer and businessman who started the Jimmy Dean sausage company. The Jimmy Dean museum opened in 2016 and tells the story of his life, including memorabilia, video, records and photos from his personal collection.
Adjacent to the Jimmy Dean Museum is the Museum of the Llano Estacado that houses
the Hale County Hall of Fame that includes exhibits of other prominent citizens from
Plainview and the surrounding area, as well a chronological history of the Llano Estacado.
The museum is open M-Th 8:00 - 5:00; F 8:00 - 4:00; 1:00 - 5:00 on weekends and located at 1900 W. 8th St.