Located in the heart of downtown and completed in 1951, this unique Odessa Historic Landmark was restored in 2001. It features classic films, live theater, concerts and special events. Admission charge. Texas Avenue and Fifth Street. www.ectortheatre.com
Exhibitions include historically significant art, contemporary art and juried exhibitions of regional art. The museum's Sculpture and Sensory Garden challenges the senses. The museum is one of a few art museums in Texas that have been granted Smithsonian Affiliation. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat....
The quaint two-bedroom, one-bath home is where former President George H.W. Bush; his wife, Barbara; and son, former President George W. Bush spent their early days in West Texas. Donations accepted. Open 10 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 4919 E. University. aa.utpb.edu/...
The theater is modeled after the original Globe Theatre. Shakespearean productions are held throughout the year, along with national and local productions. On the grounds, a replica of Anne Hathaway's cottage contains antiques and a Shakespearean library. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Admission...
This two-story brick home, constructed in 1887, has period furnishings, and reflects lifestyles of the 1880s ranching period and the 1920s oil era. Frequently changing exhibits show the community in different eras. It is in the National Register of Historic Places. Donations welcome. Open 10 a.m....
Watch North American Hockey League games from October-March. Admission charged. Ector County Coliseum,42nd Street and Andrews Highway. www.jackalopes.org
The Odessa Crater, the second largest in the nation, was formed in prehistoric times. An adjacent museum and visitors center has exhibits on meteorites and tektites, meteorite impact products, historical videos and related items of interest. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. and 1-5 p.m. Sun. Self-g...
Completed in 1935, this historic home was owned by Jim and Bessie Parker. Restored as a museum, the house features ranching and local history. The gallery rooms upstairs feature changing historical exhibits. Donations accepted. 1118 Maple St.
Dedicated to the office of the U.S. president, the museum offers an informative and historic journey through time to illustrate the story of the presidency and the leaders who shaped the country. Donations welcome. Open 10 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 4919 E. Universi...
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is home to a replica of England's Stonehenge. Horizontally, it is identical to the original; however, vertically it is 70 percent of the original. Each limestone slab weighs more than 20,000 pounds and comes from a nearby quarry. Donations welcome. www...
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