This museum honors the 12th Armored Division that served during World War II. Based out of Camp Barkeley near Abilene, the "Hellcats" fought in Europe and occupied Japan. It includes a historical collection and serves as a teaching museum for the study of World War II. Open 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tue.–Sa...
The old jail served as the detention center until 1973. It now houses the original cells and a never-used gallows, in addition to the sheriff's living quarters. Open 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Fri. and 1–4 p.m. Sat. Admission charge. 116 N. Graham.
This civilian aviation history museum is housed in an art deco building designed by Joseph Finger. The museum received congressional recognition for its importance to the nation in the preservation and presentation of civil aviation heritage. Open 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tue.–Sat. and 1–5 p.m. Sun. 8325 T...
The 1st Cavalry Division Museum exhibits more than 150 years of cavalry
uniforms, equipment and arms from sabers to assault helicopters. Highlights the
cavalry's evolving role in conflicts since the Civil War, with an emphasis on
combat during World War II, in Korea and in Vietnam. Also inc...
One of the first art centers in the Southwest is in the Learning Resources Center on the Wayland Baptist University Campus. Rotating exhibits. Open 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri. and 2–5 p.m. Sat. Closed on days the Center is closed. 1900 W. Seventh. 806/291-1000. www.wbu.edu/student_life/malouf_abraha...
Legend says James Draughon won a huge pot in a poker game by playing the ace of clubs. The house's floor plan is based on that club. The elegant 1885 Italianate-Victorian house is furnished as a living museum. Original furnishings. Open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tue.–Sat. Call for tour times. Admission char...
Find local information at this walk-in information center, plus rotating art exhibits, artist studio spaces, arts-and-crafts classes and items for purchase. Visitor center open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri.; artisan studio hours vary, so call for details. 5100 Belt Line Road. 972/450-6219 or 800/ADDISO...
Founded in 1974 as part of the Bishop College Library, the museum houses one of the largest collections of African-American folk art in the nation. Open noon–5 p.m. Tue.–Fri., 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sat. and 1–5 p.m. Sun. 3536 Grand Ave. in Fair Park. 214/565-9026. www.aamdallas.org.
This museum showcases antique farm machinery and tools, horse-drawn implements, and household articles. Most items were donated by families whose ancestors farmed and ranched this area. Open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat. For weekday tours: 830/249-6007. www.agmuseum.us.
The most famous spot in Texas, Mission San Antonio de Valero (The Alamo) was established in 1718. The chapel and long barrack are all that remain of the original fort. The museum contains relics and mementos from the Republic of Texas and offers stories on the fall of the Alamo. Open 9 a.m.–5:30 ...
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