Presents more than 150 years of cavalry uniforms, equipment and arms. Exhibits highlight the cavalry's evolving role in conflicts since the Civil War. Visitors must check in at the main gate entrance from U.S. 190 west of Killeen. Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and noon-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Closed on m...
Features uniforms, equipmentand other items tracing the history of the nation's largest serving armored cavalry regiment from 1846 to present. Visitors must check in at the main gate entrance from U.S. 190 west of Killeen. Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. and noon-4 p.m. Sun. Clo...
This historic structure was built in 1909 from material salvaged from the first Perry home, which was built in 1857. Furnishings, tools and the adjacent barn offer a nostalgic look at an earlier time in Texas. Open for tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tue., Thu. and Sat., or by appointment. Free. 150...
Texas' smallest state historic site includes the gravesite of Elizabeth Crockett, the second wife of celebrated folk hero David Crockett. A monument marks the burial site of Crockett's widow. Texas Historical Commission property. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free. From Granbury, go 4.5 miles east o...
Founded in 1974 as part of the Bishop College Special Collection, this museum holds artistic, cultural and historical materials from the African-American community and features one of the nation's largest collections of African-American folk art. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat...
This multipurpose facility hosts concerts, rodeos and sports events. It's home to the Allen Americans (Central Hockey League), Texas Revolution (Professional Indoor Football League) and Dallas Sidekicks (Professional Arena Soccer League). 200 E. Stacy Road. www.alleneventcenter.com
The park features the only stone dam that is still standing--built in 1874, it was used for railroad purposes. The dam can be seen by parking at Allen Business Park. A walking trail also is available. Playground open 6 a.m.-11 p.m. 1120 N. Cedar Drive.
This structure was built in 1836, just after the Runaway Scrape, by one of the original "Old 300" settlers. The cabin is fully furnished and an excellent example of the Texas Colonial Period. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. 1224 Bowie St.
This museum is dedicated to C.R. Smith, the "father of American Airlines." Through interactive displays and hands-on exhibits, visitors see the operation of an airline, past and present. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Texas 360 and FAA Road. www.crsmithmuseum.org
The center is home to the NHL's Dallas Stars and the NBA's Dallas Mavericks. The 72-acre park features two five-story buildings with facilities for concerts and events. 2500 Victory Lane. www.americanairlinescenter.com
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