Heritage, Volume 11, Number 3, Summer 1993 Page: 28
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HISTORICAL MUSEUM LISTINGS
EDITOR'S NOTE: Historical museums are listed in
alphabetical order by city. If no fee is indicated,
admission is free. Because of limited space, THF
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 436, Marathon, Texas 79842.
BUFFALO GAP HISTORIC VILLAGE
State Park Highway 89, Box 818, Buffalo Gap;
Abilene area, (915) 572-3365; Open Summer 10-6,
Winter Hours Fri-Sat 10-6, Sun 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 E. Cedar St., 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 MonFri
9-5, Sat-Sun 1-5; History, Natural History,
Archaeology, Prehistory, Mineralogy.
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.
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, Third Floor, Bonham; (214) 583-8042;
Open Monday-Friday 8-12, 1-5; Local and Pioneer
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 Fee.
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
Hwy. 29 West, Burnet; (512) 756-8281; Open AprilSept.,
Monday-Wednesday and Saturday 8-5, Sunday
10-4.; Historic Buildings, Local and Pioneer History,
Early Texas History; Donations Accepted.
Fannin at Main, Cameron; (817) 697-9223; Open
Tuesday-Saturday 9-12, 1-5; Local and Pioneer
History, Historic Site/Building.
2401 4th Ave., Canyon; (806) 655-7191; Open
M-onday-Friday 9-5, Sunday 2-5; Local and Pioneer,
Natural History, Science, Art, Archaeology,
Prehistory, Historic Building, Site, Mineralogy.
CHRISTINE DEPOT MUSEUM/ LIBRARY
Hwy. 140, Christine; (512) 784-3233; Open Tues,
Wed, Thurs, 4-6, Sat 10-Noon 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 S. Ave. Q, Clifton; (817) 675-3845; Open Fri-Sat
10-5; Thurs & Sun 2-5; Local and Pioneer History. $1.
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.
FOARD COUNTY COURTHOUSE
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.
121 E. McIntyre, Edinburg; (512) 383-6911; Open
Tuesday-Friday 9-5, Sunday 1-5; Local History,
Historic Building; Adults $1, Children 50.
EL PASO CENTENNIAL MUSEUM
University and Wiggins Avenue, University of Texas
at El Paso; (915) 747-5565; Open Tues-Fri 10-4,
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-Sept. 7, 10-5; other by appt.
Antique dolls, toys.
ANNIE RIGGS MUSEUM
301 South Main, Fort Stockton; (336-2167 or 7106)
Open Monday-Saturday 12-12, 1-5, Sun. 1:30-5;
Local, Pioneer History, Archaeology, Historic Site,
Building, Mineralogy and Dress Collection; Adults
$1, Children 50.
HISTORIC FORT STOCKTON
300 East Third St., Fort Stockton; (915) 336-2400.
Mon-Sat 10-1 and 2-5, Closed Sunday; Four
buildings original to the post -Civil War fort and four
that have been rebuilt; Adults $1, Children 50
FORT WORTH MUSEUM OF
SCIENCE AND HISTORY
1501 Montgomery St., Fort Worth; (817) 732-1631;
Monday-Saturday 9-5 Sunday 2-5; Local, Pioneer
History, Science, Natural History, Archaeology,
Prehistory, Planetarium, Mineralogy, Omni Theatre.
1301 W. 7th St., Fort Worth; (817) 332-7064; Open
Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30; Local History.
131 East Exchange Avenue, Suite 113-114, Fort
Worth (817)625-5082; Monday-Friday, 10-4,
Saturday 10-4:30; History of Ft. Worth Stockyards,
Meat Packing Industry.
28 HERITAGE * SUMMER 1993
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