Historical building; La Grone Family History Center;
For more than 70 years this museum has been collecting and exhibiting artifacts of the vast Big Bend region. Here, people have traveled and lived for over 11,000
Dedicated to life and legends of frontier Southwest, museum includes rustic structure that was early trading post serving both Texas and Mexico. Plan at least two hours to roam through the 2 1/2
Archeology, anthropology, geology;
Multimillion-dollar Kress Collection and Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington;
U.S. Cavalry mementos; valuable charro costumes and saddles;
Exhibits and artifacts portray the history of America'
El Paso Science Center-Features educational, hands-on exhibits about science and technology:
This museum, in association with the Texas Museum of History, features more than 300
Antique toys made in Texas, 300 antique dolls, bottles, and furniture. In historic 1898
The old hotel, built in 1899, was built on this stage route. Restored and maintained by local historical society. Fourteen rooms display area collections; 19
The Railroad Depot Hudspeth County Museum is located in the original Southern Pacific Depot building in 1882 which served both Southern Pacific and Texas &
The Terrell County Memorial Museum features turn-of-the-century ranch memorabilia which includes tools, implements, clothing and household goods.
Housed in the historic Yates Hotel (c. 1927)
The West-of-the-Pecos Museum occupies an old saloon and three floors of the historic hotel, once the area's finest. See restored ornate fixtures, accurate displays of life in the late 1800
Built in 1887
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
Located within the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Headquarters at Midland International Airport, the American Airpower Heritage Museum (AAHM)
The Million Barrel Museum was built in 1928
Rattlesnake Bomber Base was the training base for thousands of B-17 and B-29 bombardment crews during World War II. After the War, more than 4,000
Midland County Historical Museum exhibits include early Midland history, photos, pioneer relics, mementos of the Civil War, World Wars I & II, and Indian artifacts.
The Museum of the Southwest is one of the country's most interactive and imaginative blends of art and science, and features an Art Museum, the Fredda Turner Durham Children'
The Fire Museum contains Midland'
Walk under an ancient sea, parade through downtown Boomtown, then literally feel the ground shake beneath you with the force of a nitroglycerin explosion. This interactive museum, spread over 40
Learn all about Texas and Southwestern history, including the background of the cattle industry and the individuals who began it. There are more than 30,000
Exhibits include relics of this recent frontier:
The Yorktown Historical Museum is housed in two historic buildings, both on the National Register of Historic Places
The former home of J. K. Elkins and Mr. and Mrs. William Browning became the Yoakum Heritage Museum in 1982
Longhorn cattle, exotic animals and thousands of old and new guns on display at the Wiley & Son Exotic Game &
A U.S. military post was established in 1849 at Fort Graham. As the line of settlement moved westward, the need for the fort became less and troops were withdrawn in 1853
The Cavanaugh Flight Museum chronicles history from World Wars I & II and Korea. You'
Located at Ameriquest Field in Arlington, this 17,000
The historic Fielder house is a brick prairie-style house built in 1914 as the home of Arlington community leader James Park Fielder. It was the center of a 214
The Heritage Center on Johnson Creek is part of the Arlington Historical Society'
Arlington Museum Of Art is the state'
Vintage and antique memorabilia are displayed in the 1896
Located in the Cornelson-Fehr house built in 1850 and enlarged in 1854
At Lock's Drug you will find furnishings and equipment of a 19th-century doctor'
The Sam Rayburn Library and Museum is the creation of "Mr. Sam", as he was affectionately known to his friends and colleagues. Rayburn established the library and museum in 1957
The Sam Rayburn House Museum is the home of the late "Mister Sam," who served as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives longer than any other in American history. Listed on the
The Brenham Heritage Museum is housed in Brenham's former U.S. Post Office. The Classical Revival structure, located in downtown Brenham, was built in 1915 and is on the
Built in 1914, the Burton Farmers Gin, listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Organized in 1839, this park is an integral part of one of Texas' most historic sites. The original site of Baylor University for men and women was founded through the church in 1845
The Chappell Hill Historical Museum, a must-see for early Texas history buffs, occupies a former public school building constructed in 1927
The Bridgeport Historical Museum houses artifacts and displays that showcase the city's history from the late 19
The Burleson County Historical Museum houses items and relics of area pioneers, plus exhibits about Fort Tenoxtitln, a fort established by Mexico in 1830
Built in 1909 by the American Women's League (AWL)
Annie's Doll House Museum displays a fine collection of antique dolls and toys. Tours welcome with appointment;
Housed in the restored county jail, c. 1895, the Milam County Historical Museum is complete with cells, shackles, and gallows tower. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
John Johnson has created a model of Cameron that recalls the town as it looked during the 1940s. For more than 25
Built in 1909 from material salvaged from the first Perry home built in 1857, the A.W. Perry Homestead stayed in the family until it was donated to the community in 1975
The Celina Area Heritage Museum houses memorabilia of the Alla Hubbard Estate, a physician who spent 40 years in Celina. Displays include photographs, artifacts, books, newspapers dating to the 1930
The Red River County Historical Society owns two homes and the Red River County Jail Museum. Miss Belle's House is one of the oldest existing structures in the county. Built in 1874
The Layland Museum is located in the handsome 1904 Carnegie Library listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Bosque Memorial Museum displays the largest collection of Norwegian artifacts in the South and Southwest, highlighting the county'
The Confederate Memorial Museum is housed in Columbus'
The Mary Elizabeth Hopkins Santa Claus Museum showcases more than 2,000 Santas;
There are currently more than 75 different species of wildlife exhibited in the Shatto Museum, including Africa's "Big Five"
Made of unusual Tabby construction, the Dilue Rose Harris House Museum is as important for its architecture as for the person who lived in it. Known as Dilue Rose Harris "
The Industrial Revolution brought about the increased substitution of machinery for human effort. By the mid-1800'
Housed in handsome, restored jail, circa 1887, (a National Register structure). Cell block, hangman's drop and jailer'
In restored home of a pioneer timber family. Permanent exhibit features life of Charles B. Stewart, designer of the Texas Lone Star flag and the Texas state seal;
Museum dedicated to honoring the Annual Armored Division, which trained in Camp Barkeley, near Abilene, and served during World War II. The "Hellcats"
Comprised of the Fine Arts Museum, Abilene Historical Museum, and the Children's Museum, all are in the historic Grace Hotel, known as the Grace Cultural Center. Built in 1909
Collection of antique farm equipment and machinery and is a tribute to the agricultural community. Exhibits include a Caterpillar combine used in the 1930
This visual arts museum features a broad range of paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures and textiles from 20
In historic church building. Artifacts include miniature reproduction of town square as it existed in 1904
Frontier and pioneer items: dishes, pictures, ladies' high-top shoes, dairy and farm implements. Has map of county'
Railroad memorabilia, photographs, and books in historic 1911
Barbed-wire collection and other relics from early settlers on view in county courthouse, which was built in 1936 to replace previous stone structure built in 1888
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 194
Pioneer and Indian artifacts, art exhibits, and displays of local history and early West Texas. Houses the world'
General history museum in 1925
Mementos and artifacts of city's early days. Open Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 817
Restored 1901 Missouri Pacific RR depot houses museum of county history in old waiting room and office. Warehouse portion is hands-on learning center for children 3 to 11. On grounds is 1908
Seven rooms of exhibits in old, castle-like jail. Brown County history, and evolution of communications exhibit in room sponsored by West Texas Pioneer Telephone Club. Near courthouse.
Housed in old post office, displays include industry (cattle, cotton, railroad)
Bought by Conrad Hilton in 1919
Housed in former Adair Hospital founded by Cornelia Adair in 1910
Pioneer clothes, dishes, farm equipment, documents, saddles, barbed wire, and larger-than-life horse statue, brought to Coleman in 1884
More than 230 cattle brands that are being used or have been used in Mitchell County on a 10-ft. by 50
Artifacts pertaining to early history of West Texas, including buffalo tracks from Seven Wells, horse-drawn hearse, fron tier ranch and home equipment, 19
Complex includes museum exhibit hall and furnished replica of rock house built by Henry Clay Smith, pioneer farmer who came to the High Plains in 1876
Exhibits include display of dinosaur fossils and casts; a complete replica of a 15
A pioneer schoolroom and old-fashioned family settings in the charming museum preserve rustic accents of the county'
Wealth of exhibits include XIT Ranch, railroad antiques, Indian artifacts, frontier firearms, cowboy clothing, saddles and tack. Also completely furnished kitchen, parlor and bedroom, c. 1900
Housed in the Old Carter House, built in 1909
Museum features local history exhibits, memorabilia donated by pioneer families, wildlife displays and Indian artifacts. Room settings include a pioneer town replica. Opening in 2004
Located on the east side of the square, next to City Hall, museum provides timeline of Concho County'
Period furnishings, implements, store fixtures, photographs of early settlers and ranchers. Also artifacts from Coronado's expedition found in Floyd County. North of courthouse.
Living specimens of some 16
More than 200 examples of vintage farm equipment from horse-drawn threshing machines to huge 1912 Case steam tractor. Museum consists of four buildings, including the 1910
Heritage Center-The old jail served as the detention center until 1973. It now houses the original cells and a never-used gallows, in addition to the sheriff'
Located in the oldest house in Jack County, two rooms furnished with period furnishings depicting home life;
Fine Arts Building houses exceptional collection of old masters art donated to college by Marjorie Merriweather Post, daughter of city's founder. Campus on U.S. 385 southeast.
Organized in 1982
Housed in the old Traweek Hospital built in 1928
Mementos of early settlers of Texas Panhandle; original book recording births in McLean from 1901 to 1920. Several rooms furnished in pioneer style; community history;
Large collection of barbed wire artifacts, including different cuts with fence building tools related to the wire. Other exhibits include the history of the cattle brand;
Housed in restored Santa Fe Railroad depot;
Old jail and log cabin, area history and artifacts. Open weekend afternoons in summer. One block south of courthouse in Palo Pinto, 12 miles west, U.S. 180
Housed in two-story 1925
Housed in restored QA&P Railroad depot. Features farming and ranching artifacts dating to previous century; large collection of actual photographs from county's earliest days. On U.S. 83
Period rooms, chapel, carriage house, office. Records and documents of White Deer Land Company, established 1886
General history exhibits of the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles; railroad depot, old store, pioneer home from Ochiltree, covered wagon, barbed wire. U.S. 83
Bears the traditional Spanish name for the Texas High Plains. Regional museum emphasizing the development of the geographical area of the Llano Estacado. In chronological order, maintains 80
Located in one of the original buildings built by C.W. Post in 1911
In county jail built 1891
Exhibits include Indian artifacts, history of early railroads in area, and 19 period room settings - kitchen, bedroom, doctor'
Artifacts and abundant photos of city'
This mission-style building with red tile roof was built in 1913 and served as railroad depot until 1971. The city purchased the building housing the museum containing local memorabilia;
In a rustic 1907 building that housed the city'
In a rustic 1907 building that housed the city'
Models of telephones from Alexander Graham Bell's "Gallows Frame Phone" (only five ever built) through wooden phones and push-button phones of the 1880s to present models. Open museum hours;
Instruments, medicines, surgical kits, hospital furniture, and other items of a typical 19th-century frontier hospital; some on loan from Johnson &
This sleek, new facility offers varied and changing exhibits of different media from many eras. This is a cooperative project between SAMFA and Angelo State Univ. The 22,000
The pioneers' use of iron is evidenced in many artifacts;
History of town and county is displayed through exhibits of historical photographs, clothing and furniture, memorabilia, veterans'
Housed in the former Reynolds Hotel, typical drummers' hotel of 1920s and 30s, museum fills some 20
Built in 1892
Step into the city's past, and visit the old Post Office and a 1940s drug store's soda fountain. Unique photo exhibit features images as early as 1915
Two-building complex includes restored depot agent's home;
Original paintings and prints by noted cowboy artists; farm and ranch artifacts from early 20th century, including living room/kitchen and blacksmith shop. Adjacent to chamber of commerce office (
Step into the city's past, and visit the old Post Office and a 1940s drug store's soda fountain. Unique photo exhibit features images as early as 1915
Museum maintains collections of ranch and farm artifacts. A five-room house, rebuilt inside the main exhibit hall, is furnished with pieces from the early 1900
Honors the man known as the King of Western Swing, who was reared on a farm just north of the town. Memorabilia of the Texas Playboys and of Wills'
On the old Ozark Trail and Route 66, Dot shares her amazing and eclectic collections gathered from a lifetime of working on the Mother Road. Western artifacts, memorabilia from the heyday of Route 66
This outdoor display of antique farm and ranch equipment is testimony to the hard work of early Plains settlers. Exhibits include horse-drawn and early motorized equipment, restored tractors, a 1929
Exhibits include more than 140 mounts in the William A. Bond Game Trophy Room; archaeological exhibit, and Indian artifacts in the Berry Room;
Housed in restored jail; early-day sheriff's quarters authentically furnished. Displays of historical items from Wheeler County; antiques. In Mobeetie, 11 miles west via Texas 152.
Mrs. Nina Hale donated the two-story clinic in memory of her late husband, Dr. Z. I. Hale, long-time area optometrist, for the museum. Keeping with theme "Our Heritage,"
Vintage railcars recall nostalgia of train travel. Cars include MK&T diesel switch engine, Texas & Pacific Pullman car, two World War II troop sleepers, Fort Worth &
Features more than 250 specimens of animals, reptiles, and fish from Africa and North America. The Country Store depicts what grocery stores were like in early 1920s. Open Tues. - Fri. 9
Two exhibit halls are featured at this downtown children's math and science museum. Many activities are included focusing on "hand-on"
A delight for antique lovers and historians, this antebellum landmark brings the past to life with original furnishings, photographs and memorabilia dating from the mid-1800s. 624
In old library building, exhibits feature artifacts reflecting Tyler's historic, social and economic culture. Displays feature Indian, Republic of Texas, Civil War and 20th-century eras. 125
Three galleries featuring exhibits and a growing permanent collection of 19th- and 20
Housed in old Cotton Belt Railroad depot. Exhibits include artifacts, photos and documents from 1854
Located across from the rebuilt school, this small museum recalls the horror of the 1937
An example of a pioneer home, the Davis log house was originally built in 1851 for local attorney Nathan H. Davis. Furniture and household belongings reflect the period 1850 to 1890
Established in 1896
Housed in historic 1905
Exhibits devoted to local East Texas history, agriculture, communications, and military collections. Reproductions of early rooms: banker'
Houses many of famed industralist's patents and business artifacts;
Built in 1902 by timber tycoon John Henry Kirby for his brother James. The house was occupied by his family for 85
Features folk art, artifacts, and other media to preserve the pioneer spirit of rural East Texas. In scenic Big Thicket area, exhibits also include farm animals. From Kountze, Texas 326 south 13 mi.;
Under the direction of the Kirbyville Area Heritage Society, the museum contains artifacts, information, and history of local significance. Housed in old jail house built in 1910
Every aspect of the oil boom days of the 1930
Films and displays of props, costumes, uniforms, awards and mementos of Kilgore College's world-famous precision drill and dance team, known for its trademark "high kick"
When C.M. "Dad" Joiner struck oil here on Oct. 3, 1930, this sparsely populated farming community became a bustling boomtown. Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the area'
Small museum focuses on distinctive history and traditions of this South Texas region. Exhibits trace habitation from American Indian to 20
The museum features memorabilia of the city and county. Hundreds of photos offer a glimpse of ranch life in the first half of the 20
Memorabilia, photos and artifacts from town's founding;
Housed at Fort Duncan post headquarters building, the museum includes exhibits, artifacts, and photographs from colonial period, early exploration, Civil War, and early 20
Pictures, weapons, and other mementos of early frontier heritage as well as artifacts of pioneer days in Brooks County.(U.S. 281)
Many of the museum'
Quaint structure with cupola on the courthouse square. First public use on Aug. 30, 1853; in 1886
Displays of sparkling gowns, photos and other memorabilia tell the story of Laredo's Washington's Birthday Celebration, now more than a century old. At 1000
The city's 'edutainment center'
Outside display of vintage farm equipment is displayed third week in March and for special events. The museum is on the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show grounds at 1000
Historic artifacts and other memorabilia recall the history and German influence in the area. Exhibits include a replica of an early dry good store, the old post office front from the 1920
Housed in the oldest Polish school in the U.S.; artifacts (many from 19th-century Poland)
This private collection houses more than 2,000 clocks dating back to 1690
Documents development of the American cowboy in area, from 1500
Artifacts accent daily lives of region's Hispanic and Anglo settlers;
In typical, 200-yr.-old Mexican home. Exhibits include photos of old Zapata, antique ranch furniture, early doctor'
While in Ozona you are invited to visit the three-story Crockett County Museum â€“
hidden at the back of the San Marcos Municipal Airport, is one of the few remaining World War II airplane hangars, now the home of the Centex Wing of the Commemorative Air Force and the organizationâ€
Exhibits and displays of the original jail cells from 1885, the hanging, displays of Davy Crockett family, Jesse James, John Wilkes Booth, a square Grand Piano, stonemason tools and other 1800
Since its inception in June of 1964
Take a drive back into history when you enter the limestone entrance of the 11.5
A great tribute to our veterans from almost every war in American History. Weapons dating back to the War of 1812
The Madison County Museum has permanent displays of Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen's Assoc., Madison County Wars Heroes (from Texas Independence to preset day)
We have a rich heritage of music in Texas and it's being celebrated in Waxahachie, at the Texas Musicians Museum. Finally, a fun museum that's not just dusty stuff from the past. It'
Named one of the ten best museums in Texas by Frommer's Travel Guide, the Museum celebrates coastal Texas’
Explore the unique history of the city of Lake Jackson at the 12,000
Sea Center Texas is a marine aquarium, fish hatchery and nature center operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). The site’s visitor center educates through interpretive displays, a “