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Ranching Heritage Center


category : History
History of ranching told through 35 authentic structures moved to this 16-acre site: bunkhouse, barn, dugout, windmills, ranch homes, school, blacksmith shop, locomotive, stock cars, depot, Spanish compound and more from the 1700s through the early 1900s, all authentically restored and furnished. Docents in period attire host visitors Sun. afternoons May 5 through Oct. 27. Open Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Located east of Indiana Avenue on 4th Street.


Hours: Hours: Varied: Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
Address: 3121 Fourth St
Phone: 806/742-0500
Our Website: www.ttu.edu/ranchingheritagecenter

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Attractions and Upcoming Events


Apple Country Hi-Plains Orchards

Family owned pick-your-own apple orchard, open 7 days a week, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., year round. We feature 6000 apple trees with 29 varieties, a country café

Lubbock, TX Farm Life

OMNIMAX Theatre

Feel like a part of the action. Featuring a panoramic image on a 58-foot dome screen, as well as a 12,500-watt sound system, this film experience can take you to the most amazing places on Earth (and beyond)-all without leaving your seat!

Lubbock, TX Theatres

Silent Wings Museum

Dedicated to the history of the World War II military glider program. Exhibits will feature training and combat experiences including restored aircraft. Located on the west side of Lubbock International Airport, 6202 N. IH 27

Lubbock, TX Museums


Things to do History near Lubbock, TX

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