Heritage, Volume 14, Number 1, Winter 1996 Page: 28
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HISTORICAL MUSEUM LISTINGS
EDITOR'S NOTE: Historical museums are listed in
alphabetical order by city. If no entrance fee is
indicated, admission is free. Because of limited space,
Texas Historical Foundation member institutions are
given priority, and every effort is made to include as
many museums and historic sites as possible. Please
direct inquiries to: Editor, P.O. Box 50314, Austin,
BUFFALO GAP HISTORIC VILLAGE
State Park Highway 89, Box 818, Buffalo Gap;
Abilene area, (915) 572-3365 ; Open Summer 10-6,
Winter Hours Friday-Saturday 10-6, Sunday 12-6; 19
restored buildings, Local and Pioneer History.
MUSEUM OF THE BIG BEND
Sul Ross State University, Box C-210, Alpine; (915)
837-8143; Open Tuesday-Saturday 9-5, Sunday 1-5;
Local and Pioneer History, Art, Archaeology,
BRAZORIA COUNTY MUSEUM
100 East Cedar Street, Angleton; (409) 849-5711;
Open Tuesday-Saturday 11-5; Local and Pioneer
History, Pre-Statehood, Archaeology, Prehistory.
BARKER TEXAS HISTORY CENTER
University of Texas at Austin, Sid Richardson Hall,
Unit 2, Austin; (512) 471-5961; Open MondaySaturday
8-5; Texas History and Historical Research
FRENCH LEGATION MUSEUM
802 San Marcos, Austin; (512) 472-8180; Open
Tuesday-Sunday 1-5; Historic Building; Adults $2,
Students $1, Children 50.
LBJ LIBRARY AND MUSEUM
2313 Red River, Austin; (512) 482-5137; Open daily
9-5; Presidential Library, History Exhibits.
TEXAS MEMORIAL MUSEUM
2400 Trinity, Austin; (512) 471-1604; Open
Monday-Friday 9-5, Saturday-Sunday 1-5; History,
Natural History, Archaeology, Prehistory,
EDISON PLAZA MUSEUM
350 Pine St., Beaumont (409) 839-3089; Open
Monday-Friday 8-5; Thomas A. Edison Inventions
and History of Electric Utility Industry.
JOHN JAY FRENCH HIST. HOUSE/MUSEUM
2985 French Rd., Beamount; (409) 898-0348, Open
Tues-Sat 10-4, Sun 1-4; 1845 historic house and
outbuilding, contents, and local history, $2 adults, 50
children under 12.
McFADDIN-WARD HOUSE MUSEUM
1906 McFaddin Ave., Beaumont; (409) 832-2134;
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10-4, Sunday 1-4; 1906
Beaux Arts Colonial House with original collection;
$3, no one under 12.
BELL COUNTY MUSEUM
201 N. Main, Belton; (817) 939-6110; Open
BIGFOOT WALLACE MUSEUM
FM 462, Bigfoot; (512) 663-4395; Open Upon
Request; Local and Pioneer History; Adults $1,
FANNIN COUNTY MUSEUM
Courthouse, One Main Street, Bonham; (903) 5838042;
Restored 1900 T&P Railway depot; Open 10-4
Tues-Sat; regional history from prehistoric to mid2oth
SAM RAYBURN HOUSE
1/2 Mile West of City Limits on U.S. 82, Bonham;
(214) 583-5558; Open Tuesday-Friday 10-5,
Saturday 1-5, Sunday 2-5; Historic House and
805 Crockett Street, Brenham; (409) 836-3695;
Open By Appointment; Local and Pioneer History,
Art, Historic Site and Building. $1.50 Admission.
906 Cooper St., Brookshire; (713) 934-2826; Open
weekdays except Thursday 10-2; Local and Pioneer
History, Historic Building, Site.
BRAZOS VALLEY MUSEUM
3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan; (409) 779-2195; Open
Thursday-Saturday 9-5, Sunday 1-5; Local and
Pioneer History and Natural History.
FORT CROGHAN MUSEUM
Highway 29 West, Burnet; (512) 756-8281; Open
April-September, Monday-Wednesday and Saturday
8-5, Sunday 10-4.; Historic Buildings, Local and
Pioneer History, Early Texas History; Donations
Fannin at Main, Cameron; (817) 697-9223; Open
Tuesday-Saturday 9-12, 1-5; Local and Pioneer
History, Historic Site/Building.
2401 4th Avenue, Canyon; (806) 656-2244; Open
Monday-Saturday 9-5 (winter) 9-6 (summer) and
Sunday 1-6; petroleum, western heritage,
paleontology, fine arts. Located on West Texas A&M
CHRISTINE DEPOT MUSEUM/ LIBRARY
Highway 140, Christine; (512) 784-3233; Open
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 4-6 , Saturday 10Noon
and 3-5; (Open other times by request.)
Restored 1908 depot, exhibits, "Simmons Suckers"
Land Rush and Dead Man's Tank display. Adults
$1.00, Children 50.
BOSQUE MEMORIAL MUSEUM
301 South Avenue Q, Clifton; (817) 675-3845; Open
Fri-Sat 10-5; Thurs & Sun 2-5; Local and Pioneer
ALLEY LOG CABIN HOUSE
1200 Bowie Street, Columbus; (409) 732-5881;
Open Third Weekend in May and for Special Tours;
Local and Pioneer History; $2.50
CORPUS CHRISTI MUSEUM
1900 North Chaparral, Corpus Christi; (512) 8832862;
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10-5; Sunday 2-5;
Local, Pioneer, Natural History, Science, Art, Archaeology,
Prehistory, Botany, Mineralogy.
CROSBY COUNTY PIONEER
Corer of FM651 and US 82 (Tx. 114), Crosbyton,
(806) 675-2331; Open Tues-Sat 9-noon, 1-5 p.m.;
closed major holidays. Local and regional history.
FOARD COUNTY COURTHOUSE MUSEUM
County Courthouse, Crowell (817)474-2581; Open
daily 9-5; Local and Pioneer History.
312 E. Broadway, Cuero; (512) 275-6322; Open
Thursday-Friday 9-5, Sunday 2-5; History, Historic
F.A. BROWN FARMSTEAD AND HOUSE
4611 Kelton, Dallas; (214) 821-3290; Open by
appointment; Local and Pioneer History.
OLD CITY PARK
1717 Gano Street, Dallas; (214) 421-5141; Open
Tuesday-Friday 10-4, Saturday-Sunday 1:30-4:30;
Local and Pioneer History, Historic Building and
Site; Adults $4, Children $2.
WISE COUNTY HERITAGE MUSEUM
1602 S. Trinity, Decatur (817)627-5586; Open
Monday-Saturday 9:30-4:30, Sunday 1:30-5;
Archive, History, Historic Building; Adults 50,
1st Floor, Courthouse on the Square, 110 West
Hickory St., Denton; (817) 383-8073; Open
Monday-Saturday 1-4:30; Local and Pioneer History
in restored 1896 courthouse.
TEXAS DAR MUSEUM
Texas Women's University Campus, Denton; (817)
898-3201; Open by appointment only; Historic
costume collection containing gowns of the First
Ladies of Texas.
121 E. McIntyre St, Edinburg; (512) 383-6911; Open
Tues-Fri 9-5, Sun 1-5; Local History, Historic
Building; Admission: Adults $1, Children 50.
EL PASO CENTENNIAL MUSEUM
University and Wiggins Avenue, University of Texas
atEl Paso; (915) 747-5565; OpenTuesday-Friday 104,
Sunday 1:30-5:30; Local, Natural History,
Archaeology, Prehistory, Mineralogy.
FARMERS BRANCH HISTORICAL PARK
2540 Farmers Branch Lane, Farmers Branch; (214)
406-0184; Mon-Thurs 9:30-8:00, Sat-Sun 12-8;
Local and Pioneer History, Historic Site/Buildings;
$1, Seniors & Children 50.
7 blocks west of courthouse, Fort Davis; (915) 4263969;
Open June 1-September 7, 10-5; other by
appointment. Antique dolls, toys.
ANNIE RIGGS MUSEUM
301 S. Main, Fort Stockton; (336-2167 or 7106)
Open Mon-Sat 12-12, 1-5, Sun. 1:30-5; Local,
Pioneer History, Archaeology, Historic Site,
Building, Mineralogy and Dress Collection; Adults
$1, Children 50.
28 HERITAGE -WINTER 1996
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