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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
Located in historic downtown Childress, the Childress County Heritage Museum offers a glimpse into the history behind this small Texas town named after George Campbell Childress, the principal author of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Exhibits include George C. Childress, Fort Worth & Denver Railroad, Childress Army Airfield Bombardier training facility, area ranching, and much more.
210 3rd St. NW
Childress, Texas 79201
Conveniently located in downtown Lubbock, our unique tasting room offers a delightful sampling of our award-winning wines. Our wines can be also enjoyed by the glass or bottle in our tasting room or out in our beautiful courtyard. Don't forget your wine accessories. Come relax and enjoy one of west Texas' most enjoyable wineries. Complimentary tours are offered daily.
1615 Texas Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79401
Located in present-day Jones County, Fort Phantom Hill is one of the most pristine historic sites in Texas. It was one of the second line of forts laid out in the early 1850s to protect the westward-moving frontier of Texas settlement. Today, Fort Phantom Hill is part of the Texas Forts Trail, a 650-mile highway tour of historic Texas forts in West Central Texas. The fort was occupied by the U.S. Army from 1851 until 1854.
10818 FM 600
Abilene, Texas 79601
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
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
Housed in the former Harris Drug Store where Woody Guthrie ('This Land is Your Land', 'So Long, It's Been Good to Know Ya') worked, sang, and played his guitar. Reminders of Woody line the walls and fill the display cases. Jam sessions are held twice monthly. 2012 is the centennial of Woody's birth, with celebrations across the country. Check our website for current information.
320 S. Cuyler
Pampa, Texas 79065
Located in the two-story restored office building of the White Deer Land Company., built in 1916. Original tin ceilings, tile floors, and much of the furniture used by the Land Company officers. This museum is one of the few left in the Texas Panhandle that has guided tours. Two floors filled with wonderful, well-cared-for furnishings and period clothing. A great place to spend an afternoon where you can step back in time.
112 S. Cuyler
Pampa, Texas 79066