The museum exhibits items that highlight technological developments in the 20th century. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 1-4 p.m. Sat. 3615 N. Richmond Road. www.20thcenturytech.com
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. www.wbu.edu/student_life/malouf_abraham_family_arts_...
The floor plan is based on the Ace of Clubs that legend says won James Draughon a huge pot in a poker game. The elegant 1885 Italianate-Victorian house is furnished as a living museum. It is in the National Register of Historic Places and a Recorded Texas Historical Landmark. Open 10:15-11:45 a....
Under a neat, white stucco sheath, the Hudspeth County Courthouse is the Southwest's only in-use government structure made of adobe. It's a popular snapshot subject. A replica of old Fort Hancock, the last fort built to protect against Native Americans (1882-95), is displayed. 109 Millican.
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...
Dominating the plaza in front of the Alamo, the monument was designed by Pompeo Coppini, an eminent Italian-born sculptor who adopted Texas as his home. Names of those who died at the Alamo are inscribed in marble.
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library focuses on the period of the Texas Republic, 1836-46. Collections feature extensive material on the Alamo, including files on each Alamo defender and San Antonio history. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; restricted hours March 6. Closed Dec. 24-25. Loca...
Prehistoric people needed good raw material for tools and weapons, and Alibates Flint was some of the finest. This is the only National Monument in Texas. It can only be viewed by ranger-led guided tours. Tours are by reservation only and scheduled ahead a few days in advance is best. Thirty mil...
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
Housed in the former post office building. Includes gift shop. Free for children 12 and younger. Call for information about group tours. Open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thu.-Fri. and first Sat. of the month. Admission charge. 300 W. Sealy.
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