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George W. Bush Childhood Home

in Historic, Heritage

The mission of the George W. Bush Childhood Home, Inc., is to express and interpret the history of one of America’s great families by telling the story of the Bush Family and the childhood of George W. Bush in Midland, Texas, and celebrating the lives of two presidents, two governors, and two first ladies. The Bush Childhood Home at 1412 W. Ohio Avenue is approximately 1400 square feet and largely unchanged since 1956.

1412 West Ohio Avenue
Midland, Texas
United States

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432-685-1112

Fort Belknap

in Exhibit

Fort Belknap was established in 1851 as a northern anchor on the Texas frontier line of defense. The garrison safeguarded travelers along a network of frontier trails, most notably the Butterfield Overland Mail route. Used by federal and confederate troops through the 1860's. A handful of buildings remain in the park-like setting, and a museum in the old commissary chronicles frontier history.

114 Fort Circle
Newcastle, Texas 76372
United States

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12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

in Historic

The primary mission of the United States Twelfth Armored Division Memorial Museum will be to serve as a display and teaching museum for the study of World War II and its impact on the American people. The collection is chiefly 12th Armored Division World War II archives, memorabilia, and oral histories, along with selected equipment and material loaned or donated by others.

1289 North 2nd Street
Abilene, Texas 79601
United States

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City County Heritage Museum

in Exhibit

The City-County Heritage Museum is located in the historic QA&P Railroad Depot. This facility houses exhibits that feature information and artifacts found in Cottle County and the surrounding area and is devoted to preserving rural Texas history. Exhibits unique to Cottle County include the original Marlboro Man and cowboy, and Charlie Hart, Quanah Parkers cousin. Private tours are available and the facility is open for meetings.

122 N. 9th Street
Paducah, Texas 79248
United States

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Heritage Museum of Big Spring

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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.

510 Scurry St.
Big Spring, Texas 79720
United States

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Frontier Texas

in Historic

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.

625 North First Street
Abilene, Texas 79601
United States

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Silent Wings Museum

in Exhibit

The Silent Wings Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to telling the story of the military glider program. Located in Lubbock's original airport and site of the South Plains Army Airfield, patrons will be greeted by a Douglas C-47 on static display. Inside, the museum houses three exhibitions, multiple aircrafts, a "PX" museum store, and an extensive archive of information.

6202 N I-27
Lubbock, Texas 79403
United States

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Science Spectrum

in Exhibit

Whether you're five or ninety-five, great discoveries await you at the Science Spectrum Museum and OMNI Theater! With well over 250 hands-on interactive science exhibits, the giant domed screen OMNI Theater or the daily live science shows, it's the perfect place for the Explorer in all of us. Science Spectrum is a non-profit museum dedicated to science education.

2579 S. Loop 289
Lubbock, Texas 79423
United States

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Heart of Texas Country Music Museum

in Museum

Over 100 artists are represented in the museum with stage costumes, musical instruments, autographs, posters and other memorabilia highlighting Country Music's colorful past. Of special interest to various collectors are pieces designed by some of the greatest tailors in the business including Nudie, Harvey Krantz, Nathan Turk among others. Housing memorabilia from many eras of great music.

1701 South Bridge
Brady, Texas 76825
United States

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Discovery Center

in Planetarium, Childrens

The Don Harrington Discovery Center and Space Theater makes science exciting, relevant and interesting to all types of learners by providing interactive exhibits and programs that actively engage children, adolescents and their families. It fosters inquiring minds and nurtures the individual genius that is within each of us. Seven permanent exhibits will amaze and entertain along with topical traveling exhibits.

1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, Texas 79106
United States

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