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Cactus remains focused on showcasing top-notch local talent; promoting an expanded offering of regional and national touring acts; and screening classic and independent films on the newly-installed digital projection system. A new, state-of-the-art sound system has recently been installed as well - giving Cactus patrons the ultimate listening environment possible.
1812 BUDDY HOLLY AVE
Museum maintains collections of ranch and farm artifacts. A five-room house, rebuilt inside the main exhibit hall, is furnished with pieces from the early 1900s. A replica of the J.O. Bass Blacksmith Shop is also located in main exhibit hall and features Bass' tools and equipment. Written, oral and video histories of the county are maintained, as well as an outstanding photographic history of early life in the area. Outside exhibits include the 1917 Jowell House.
127 Southwest 2nd Street, Tulia Texas
Tulia, Texas 79088
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
Sixty years ago, Paul Roads had a dream. If he built an amusement park, the children would come. Today the third generation carries on the family legacy at Wonderland Park. Recently, three new rides and a new section of the park were added. The 200 ft Drop of Fear, the Fiesta Swing, and the Hornet roller coaster were opened in the new West End in June 2009.
2601 Dumas Dr.
Amarillo, Texas 79107
The Quanah Acme & Pacific Railroad Museum was opened in 1910 for passengers. In the 80's the Historical Society purchased the building and started work on a museum. There are 20 rooms that share the history of Hardeman County. The bottom floor covers Railroad, Pioneer, Quanah Parker and Lane Frost. The top floor has the last curator's room, West Texas Utilities, and the Quanah Cotton Oil Mill.
Quanah, Texas 79252
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.
1121 Canyon Lake Drive
Lubbock, Texas 79403