Taos Unlimited’s Western Funhouse is one of our special gifts to our website visitors. We plan to load it chock full of offbeat and fun features about the Old West...and maybe we’ll even include some new-fangled, modern day features that are, of course, also related to the Great Southwest. Want to know where to buy western-style dishes? Want to learn about different styles of cowboy hats and boots? Want to visit locations in the Southwest where some of your favorite movies were filmed? All this and much, much more will fill the pages of the Taos Unlimited Western Funhouse!Back to Taos UnlimitedBack to Santa Fe UnlimitedBack to Taos UnlimitedHome

The 1950s brought us the height of kitsch in our American culture and this vintage postcard is a great example of some of the art that emerged during that time. Two young riders enjoy being atop the back of the mythological creature known as the Jackalope. A kitty playing Santa Claus watches from below.
Saddle Up Your Pony for High Ridin'
Adventure at the Western Funhouse!

The Jackalope
Is he real or just a rural myth of the American Southwest? Learn everything there is to know about the mysterious and fascinating hybrid creature, the Jackalope!

Vintage Cowboy-Cowgirl Paper Dolls
Have fun with vintage Roy Rogers and Dale Evans paper dolls...plus Annie Oakley and other western folks dressed in Cowboy-Cowgirl high fashion!

West Is Best Decor
Dishes, knick-knacks, lamps, and other Western-style furnishings and home decor from the 1950s and beyond.

My Baby Loves the Western Movies
(and Television Shows of the 1950s)

Cowboys hats are synonymous with the Southwest and here is a display of those western-styled hats for sale outside a shop in downtown Taos, New Mexico. Learn more about the history of the cowboy hat in Taos Unlimited’s Western Funhouse.Features on classic (and contemporary) western movies and television shows of the 1950s and beyond, such as Shane, Young Guns, Lonesome Dove, The Rifleman, Wanted Dead or Alive, Rawhide...and many more!

Cowboy Boot and Hat Art
This info coming soon!

Rusty Things
This info coming soon!

Historic Cowboys (Western Funhouse Saloon)
Pawnee Bill

Western and Southwestern Fashion
This info coming soon!

Vintage Western Toys
Explore our photo albums filled with colorful vintage toys made of tin, cast iron and plastic; vintage paint by number images; vintage Western lunchboxes, and much more. Bring back memories of those childhood days gone by.

Painted Ponies
This info coming soon!

Movie Locations of the Great Southwest
Over 150 movies and their locations throughout the Southwest make up this special section of Taos Unlimited. Complete information about the movies, where they were filmed, and where to buy them!

Pictured top right: A vintage postcard featuring the image of the mythical Jackalope with happy riders.

Pictured bottom right: Cowboy hats on sale in Taos, New Mexico.

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