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Odessa, Texas

  • Presidential Museum

    The Presidential Museum is one of the few museums in the country dedicated solely to the office of the President. Permanent exhibitions include the Dishong collection of First Lady miniature dolls, ca...
    Presidential Museum
  • Ellen Noel Art Museum

    The Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin is an independent art museum located on the campus of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. The museum features rotating exhibitions of historica...
    Ellen Noel Art Museum
  • White-Pool House Museum

    Built in 1887, the White-Pool House Museum is the oldest structure of importance in Odessa, Texas. Built by Charles and Lucy White, it resembled the house they left behind in Indiana. Exhibits give th...
    White-Pool House Museum
  • Parker House Museum

    The Parker House Museum is Odessa's newest addition to the historical records of Odessa. In 1935, the Parker family moved into this modest house located on 1,290 acres. It represents the lifestyle of ...
    Parker House Museum

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Meteor Crater

The Meteor Crater, approximately 550 feet in diameter, is the second largest in the nation. The crater is the result of a barrage of meteors crashing to the earth some 20,000 to 30,000 years ago. It is approximately ten miles west of Odessa, via Business 20

Odessa, TX Natural Attractions

Largest Jack Rabbit

The "World's Largest Jack Rabbit" was first pioneered by former Attorney General John Ben Shepperd during his term as Odessa Chamber of Commerce president in 1962

Odessa, TX One Of A Kinds

White-Pool House Museum

Built in 1887, the White-Pool House Museum is the oldest structure of importance in Odessa, Texas. Built by Charles and Lucy White, it resembled the house they left behind in Indiana. Exhibits give the public an opportunity to view and learn about different periods in Odessa'

Odessa, TX Museums


Texon Santa Fe Depot Museum

The Town of Texon, Texas was founded in 1924 by the Big Lake Oil Company. Texon was established on the railroad line owned by the Kansas City, Mexico, and Orient of Texas Railroad. This railroad line extended from San Angelo to Alpine and survived mainly on Texas oil traffic. In 1924

Odessa, TX Railroad History

Things to do near Odessa, TX

Gage Hotel

Few other historic hotels offer a more unique experience of days gone by than The Gage Hotel in Marathon, Texas. The restored...

Juárez, Mexico

Mexico's fourth largest city, and that country's largest city on the U.S. border (pop. 1.5 million), linked to El Paso by fou...

Culberson County Historical Museum and Hotel

If you're a history buff, visit Culberson County Historical Museum, formerly the Clark Hotel, that serviced the railroad clie...

Terrell County Visitor Center

Established in 1995, the Visitor Center serves thousands of travelers seeking information about Sanderson, Terrell County and...

Vista Hills Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...