LASR.net Homepage



Menu

In 1942, Hangar 25 was constructed to support training of World War II bombardiers at the Big Spring Army Air Corps Bombardier School. More than 6,000 cadets trained here before the base closed in 1945. The base reopened in 1955 as Webb AFB until it closed in 1977. The restored hangar features airplanes, exhibits and artifacts reflecting the bombardier school, a B-52 bomber nose, an A-10 hands-on training simulator, and model airplane collection. Various aircraft also featured. Museum also has rotating exhibits throughout the year and a gift shop.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Comanche Trail Park

Home of spring that gave Big Spring its name; features 6,500-seat Comanche Trail Amphitheater. The 400-acre park offers swimming pool, 18

Big Spring, TX Fun Centers

Vietnam Memorial

Recognizes men and women who served the U.S. in Southeast Asia. Stone is same type used at National Vietnam Memorial in Washing ton, D.C. Displays include a F-4E Phanton II, UH-1 Huey, a tank, and Gold Star Memorial Chapel.

Big Spring, TX Monuments

Hangar 25 Air Museum

In 1942, Hangar 25 was constructed to support training of World War II bombardiers at the Big Spring Army Air Corps Bombardier School. More than 6,000 cadets trained here before the base closed in 1945. The base reopened in 1955 as Webb AFB until it closed in 1977

Big Spring, TX Museums


Heritage Museum

Pioneer and Indian artifacts, art exhibits, and displays of local history and early West Texas. Houses the world's largest collection of Texas Longhorn steer horns. Unique to the Southwest is exhibit of 46 rare and unusual phonographs; late 1800s to 1920

Big Spring, TX Museums

Things to do near Big Spring, TX

Fort Griffin State Park and Historic Site

506 acres of parkland feature camping, trailer facilities, picnicking, fishing, nature study and hiking trails. Home of state...

Martin County Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Brownfield Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Felty Outdoor Oil Museum

Early oil field equipment from height of oil boom includes spudders used for drilling and cleaning out wells, a steel beam pu...

Harrington House

This 1914 neo-classical house reflects exquisite materials and workmanship, as well as fine French and English furniture, por...