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American Quarter Horse Museum
Experience the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum's spectacular facility, designed to showcase the stars of the American Quarter Horse world - those people and horses who have earned their place as a legend. From the Great Hall with its Foundation Bloodlines, Champions Gallery, to the multiple interactive exhibits, there is something for all ages to enjoy.
2601 E I-40
Amarillo, Texas 79104
Armstrong County Museum
The Armstrong County Museum recounts the first and last battles of the Red River War. Here the legendary Charles Goodnight entered the Palo Duro Canyon and built the famous JA Ranch. Here Charles and Mary Ann Goodnight began their efforts to save the buffalo from extinction. The Museum has five distinct facets: the Museum, Theater, Art Gallery, Gift Shop, and Charles Goodnight Home.
110 N. Trice
Claude, Texas 79019
Brown County Museum of History 'The Castle'
The Brown County Museum (formerly the Brown County Jail) resembles a European castle. Come visit the Firearms Museum of Texas, the CSI room where you can try to solve a real historical crime, or experience the original jail cells. Learn about the history of Brown county, while viewing artifacts from Camp Bowie, World War II, and a POW camp. Be scared at the annual Haunted Jail in October.
212 North Broadway Street
Brownwood, Texas 76803
Historic Comanche Depot
Once a busy depot on the Ft. Worth to Brownwood was built around 1890. It saw continual use until 1950 where it fell into disrepair. Once given to the city it was used as a storage facility. Recently it has been restored and is in beautiful condition. Come by and envision what it was like to stand on the platform like our ancestors did over 100 years ago.
304 South Austin
Comanche, Texas 76442
Don Freeman Memorial Museum
Walk through prehistoric mortar stone fields, Indian Pictographs, legendary cattleman, John Chisum and Rich Cofey. Exhibits with the first courthouse and examples of resourcefulness and individuality of the areas pioneer citizens. Showcases of military artifacts from local hero's Col. Earl Rudder and General Ira Eaker. Come see the new Concho County Brand mural with the 36 brands registered in Concho County.
On the Square
Eden, Texas 76837
Fort Chadbourne is an 1852 military frontier fort located midway between Abilene and San Angelo, TX on Hwy 277. The Fort has undergone stabilization and reconstruction projects. The visitor center/museum houses the many Military, Native American, and Ranching artifacts and other collections. The first Saturday in May, Fort Chadbourne comes alive in its educational program.
651 Fort Chadbourne Road
Bronte, Texas 76933
This great little museum has a rich history of once being a hospital. The museum is located in the old Traweek Hospital, built in 1928 by Dr. A.E. Traweek. There are seventeen rooms full of displays of the old hospital surgical rooms, old fashion kitchen, old fashion wedding clothing, ranching, Native Americans, county history, schools, saddle making and a diorama of early-day Matador.
828 Dundee Street
Matador, Texas 79244
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
The popular Night at PPHM program returns for ONE NIGHT ONLY on June 8th at 8:30 pm. From the streets of Pioneer Town to Wild and Wacky Weather to the oil patch and beyond there will be numerous opportunities to encounter pioneers of all sorts as visitors explore the museum by flashlight. (Discounts for WT Summer Alum and Graduating Seniors (must have name tag and tassel to get discount.)
2503 Fourth Ave
Canyon, Texas 79015
Amarillo Botanical Gardens
The Amarillo Botanical Gardens features a tropical conservatory which showcases a flourishing indoor collection of exotic plants. Open year round, the conservatory creates a spectacular backdrop to the surrounding four acres of seasonal landscape. Explore the diverse natural beauty of numerous outdoor themed plantings which include Japanese, fragrance, xeric and butterfly gardens.
1400 Streit Dr.
Amarillo, Texas 79106