Located in historic downtown Abilene, Frontier Texas! allows visitors to relive the Old West with the help of state-of-the-art technology. Frontier Texas! lets visitors meet people who played out their lives on the Texas frontier. Visitors find themselves in the middle of attacks by Indians and wolves, stampeding buffalo, a card game shootout and a prairie thunderstorm, even a lovely spring evening filled with fireflies.
Bayer Mus. of Ag displays agricultural machinery and artifacts dating back to the pioneering days of agriculture. Exhibits include restored tractors, household items including wash tubs, household appliances, horse-drawn plows, planters and cultivators. A unique exhibit of 71 pedal tractors and 350 toy tractors is also on display along with interactive exhibits on farming and cotton ginning.
Heritage Museum of Big Spring was founded in 1971. The museum also operates the historic Potton House. A home that was built in 1901 by Mr. Joseph Potton. The Potton House is located at 201 Gregg Street. The museum has several collections including, longhorns, dolls, and phonographs. We have an H.W. Caylor Gallery featuring a collection of his pioneer art.
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