Features outdoor and indoor exhibitions, plus demonstration gardens. The Mary Bivins Tropical Conservatory glass pyramid houses tropical flora and fauna. Concerts on Thursday nights from June-August. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Closed on holidays and Saturdays in the winter. Admission charge. 14...
Houses a broad range of 20th-century paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures and textiles, as well as Southeast Asian artifacts. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. 2200 Van Buren St. On the campus of Amarillo College. www.amarilloart.org
Zoo features a herd of bison and other High Plains animals, as well as a special "Texotic" exhibit. Herpetarium features lizards, frogs and salamanders. Open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Closed major holidays. Admission charge. NE 24th Street at U.S. 287. www.amarillozoo.org
Facility includes quarter horse outfitters, state-of-the-art technology, artifacts and histories of the breed. Winter hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Summer hours (Memorial Day-Labor Day): 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and noon-5 p.m. Sun. www.aqhhalloffame.com
A "bumper crop" of 10 Cadillacs are buried nose down in a field at the same angle as Cheops' pyramids. Represents the Golden Age of Automobiles from 1949 through 1963. About 12 miles west of downtown on I-40, between Exits 60 and 62. Exit Arnot Road on south side of I-40.
The center hosts science exhibitions each summer. There are hands-on activities for kids. Exhibits include a 3,000-gallon aquarium with saltwater and freshwater habitats, a Foucault pendulum that rotates independently of the earth's gravitational pull, a helium technology exhibit, a weather watch...
The center has an artist colony with local artists and a sculpture garden. First Friday ArtWalk features special family activities. Open daily. Free. 3701 Plains Blvd. www.sunsetartamarillo.com
This 1914 Neoclassical mansion includes a collection decorative and fine arts. Free guided tours by reservation April-Dec. on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Groups limited to four; minimum age 14. Advance arrangements required. 1600 S. Polk St. www.harringtonhousehistorichome.org
A six-story, stainless steel centennial time column erected in 1968, commemorates the unusual natural element found near here in the world's greatest quantity. In front of the Don Harrington Discovery Center.
Amarillo was the largest Texas city on Route 66. Look for the "Old Route 66" highway signs along this mile of shops, restaurants and clubs along Sixth Ave. The Trolley Express operates noon-5 p.m. Sat. Between Georgia and Western streets. www.amarillo66.com
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