Listings in Historic and Dining
The Buddy Holly Center is located in the renovated historic Ft. Worth & Denver Depot. The center provides a facility that features a wide variety of programs encompassing music, music history, the visual arts and educational outreach initiatives. The Buddy Holly Center currently houses a Fine Arts Gallery, the Buddy Holly Gallery and the Texas Musicians Hall of Fame.
1801 Crickets Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79401
Learn about the County's rich history from pre-historic days to the days of gunslingers to the days of railways and boom towns! The Comanche County Historical Museum chronicles this history from frontier times to the mid-1900s. Exhibits include a blacksmith shop, filling station, doctor's office and the Comanche saloon shows where gunslinger John Wesley Hardin killed a deputy in 1874.
402 Moorman Road
Comanche, Texas 76442
Considered "one of the best small town museums in Texas", the Heart of Texas Historical Museum is located in the old McCulloch County Jail, just west of the courthouse square. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. The museum is home to the restored Curtis Field air control tower that was used for pilot training during the Second World War.
117 North High Street
Brady, Texas 76825
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
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
The XIT Museum is located across from the Dallam County Courthouse in Dalhart Texas. The museum has several displays depicting early pioneer life in Dalhart. Exhibit topics range from wildlife and dairy farming to the famous XIT Ranch. The museum houses an extensive photographic, negative and document collection on the Dallam and Hartley county area.
108 E. 5th Street
Dalhart, Texas 79022
Window on the Plains Museum began in 1976 as Moore County Historical Museum. In addition to extensive displays centered around farming and ranching, industry, business, family life and wildlife, the museum houses a research and archives center. A walking trail winds around the ten acre tract with displays of farming, ranching, industry and military artifacts.
1820 S. Dumas Ave.
Dumas, Texas 79029
Remembering the lives of families from Nolan County and the City of Sweetwater. "Our tour was an enchanting walk through the history of our county." More than a dozen Pioneer Museum display rooms depict the lives of early Nolan County settlers with extensive photograph files, farm and ranch exhibits, Indian artifacts, and WASP exhibits. Special tours available by appointment.
610 East 3rd Street
Sweetwater, Texas 79556
The Old Post Office Museum and Art Center located in the Old Post Office building, on the square in downtown Graham, Texas. Museum and Art Center provides Young County history and Fine Art, with exhibits of colorful western history, the establishment of Graham, Texas and art by local and area artist. The mural “Oil Fields of Young County”, Alendre Houge graces the wall of the museum and art center.
510 Third Street
Graham, Texas 76450
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