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Carlsbad Museum and Art Center

in Exhibit

The Museum features permanent displays focusing on local and regional history, Native American art and artifacts, and modern, contemporary and Southwestern art, including the McAdoo Collection of 'Taos Ten' paintings. Temporary exhibitions feature Southwestern artists, crafts persons and history topics of interest to people of the region. Founded in 1931.

418 West Fox Street
Carlsbad, Texas 88220
United States

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Freedom Museum USA

in Exhibit

An extensive collection of military equipment and memorabilia, including a rare WWII B-25 Bomber, a completely restored WWII Burma Jeep, and an M-6 Patton tank. All branches of the United States Armed Forces are represented in the Freedom Museum USA. Exhibits of both official and private memorabilia from military and civilian sources offer a well-rounded view of American military history.

600 N Hobart
Pampa, Texas 79065
United States

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Hutchinson County Museum

in Exhibit

The Museum is a regional history museum housed in a 1927 12,000 square foot historic hotel & hardware store building. Featured exhibits include Adobe Walls, boomtown, petroleum history, and natural history. External exhibits include a 95' Cable Tool Drilling Rig, and Petroleum Exhibit Hall with 1920 - 1950 era tools and equipment. The Gift Shop offers regional history books and Texas souvenirs.

618 North Main
Borger, Texas 79007
United States

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Buddy Holly Center

in Historic, Exhibit, Educational, Cultural

The Buddy Holly Center is located in the renovated historic Ft. Worth & Denver Depot. The center provides a facility that features a wide variety of programs encompassing music, music history, the visual arts and educational outreach initiatives. The Buddy Holly Center currently houses a Fine Arts Gallery, the Buddy Holly Gallery and the Texas Musicians Hall of Fame.

1801 Crickets Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79401
United States

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Jimmy Dean Museum

in Museum

Raised in Plainview, Jimmy Dean pulled himself from poverty to national prominence as a television entertainer and businessman who started the Jimmy Dean sausage company. The Jimmy Dean museum opened in 2016 and tells the story of his life, including memorabilia, video, records and photos from his personal collection. See how Dean's early life in the Plainview area shaped him into the future musician and sausage mogul.

1900 West 8th St.
Plainview, Texas 79072
United States

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Ward County Museum

in Museum, Historic, Historic

Monahans was ground zero for a West Texas oil boom in 1928. So much crude was pumped out of the ground that there weren't enough barrels to store it. Shell Oil Company had an idea. It built one big barrel. Today it's known as the Million Barrel Museum. "Barrel" describes its capacity, not its shape; it's actually a giant dish dug into the earth, 35 feet deep, paved with cement. It originally had an elaborate vaulted wooden roof.

400 Museum Boulevard
Texas 79756
United States

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce

in Main Street, Festival

Hidden among the rolling hills of the Texas High Plains is a beautiful treasure, Canadian, Texas. Visitors are welcomed to our small community by some of the most unique shopping, dining, and lodging in Texas. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization of businesses and individuals who are working together to improve the economic, civic, and cultural well-being of the Canadian area.

119 North 2nd Street
Canadian, Texas 79014
United States

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Fort Richardson

in Reenactments, Reenactments, Museum, Historic, Historic, Historic, Heritage, Guns

As much as any frontier army installation, Fort Richardson was responsible for the Anglo settlement in north central Texas. It was one installation in a system of forts along the Texas frontier to protect and encourage settlement in north central and west Texas. The 55 buildings, many made of stone and cottonwood lumber, fell into disrepair. Thanks to an intrepid group of Jacksboro residents, the fort was declared a state historic site in 1963 and came under the management of the Texas Parks

228 State Park Road 61
Jacksboro, Texas 76458
United States

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Whitehead Memorial Museum

in Museum, Museum, Historic, Historic, Heritage, Childrens, Archaeological Area

The Whitehead Memorial Museum was established in 1962 and remains the only full time, public museum in Val Verde County, Texas. The mission of the Whitehead Memorial Museum is to preserve historical and tangible artifacts that reflect the early history, cultures, and economics of Del Rio and Val Verde County. The purpose shall be to promote through the establishment and maintenance of a public museum and allied projects; a program which will bring about better understanding and appreciation.

1308 S. Main Street
Del Rio, Texas 78840
United States

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Bill's Backyard Classics

in Sports, Entertainment, Adventure, Outdoor Sports, Adventure, Hobby, Museum, Historic

Bill's Backyard Classics combines two things we love most - Cars and Families. We have long desired to share our interest in classic and hot rod cars with our community. Now we're proud to introduce this ever-changing display of unique and special cars in a family friendly atmosphere. By rotating our inventory randomly, it's a new experience every visit. Our goal is to have things that every member of the family can enjoy. We love people who love “Cars and Kids.” ?

5309 S. Washington St
Amarillo, Texas 79110
United States

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