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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Where can you explore more than 500 million years of history across 26,000 square miles under one roof? At the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum! PPHM contains 2 million artifacts and 22 well-appointed galleries that encompass a range of diverse subjects including art, history, archeology, paleontology, ethnology, geology, petroleum, textiles, weapons, transportation, sports, and archives.
2503 Fourth Ave.
Canyon, Texas 79015
Welcome to the W.K. Gordon Center for industrial history of Texas. The center contains materials pertaining to the economic, political, and social history of Thurber Texas and other centers of industrial development. Get a hands-on learning experience you won't soon forget. Located at the site of the Thurber ghost town, its interactive exhibits explore the birth and death of a company town.
65258 Interstate 20
Mingus, Texas 76463
This sandstone jail was built in 1882 in Palo Pinto. The Old Jail anchors a growing complex of historic log cabins and frontier buildings that demonstrate life in the olden days. Every building is filled with local artifacts. The jail was vacated in 1941 when the jail was moved to the top floor of new courthouse. The Palo Pinto Historical Association restored the building in 1968 to house the museum.
5th and Elm Street
Palo Pinto, Texas 76484