Heritage, Volume 6, Number 1, Spring 1988 Page: 34
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Restaurant, Lounge and
Walk to Mexico
Brownsville, TX 78520
CORPUS CHRISTI (continued)
Art Museum of South Texas, 1902 N. Shoreline
(884-3844). Open Tuesday-Friday 10-5,
Saturday and Sunday Noon-5.
Center for the Arts Weil Gallery, Corpus
Christi State University, 6300 Ocean Drive
(991-6810). Open Monday, Wednesday and
Thursday 10-4, Tuesday 10-7, Friday 10-3.
Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens, 8500 S.
Staples, three miles south of Saratoga (9937551).
Bring a hat and binoculars and observe
native vegetation and waterfowl along Oso
Creek. Guided tours available. Call ahead for
Saturday lectures. Visitor Center open Wednesday-Sunday
Dallas Museum of Natural History, Fair
Park, 2nd Avenue and Grand (670-8457).
Earth Science Hall-newly renovated space
features 25,000-year-old fossil of an ice mammoth
excavated in Dallas County, a 72-million-year-old
skeleton of a mosasaur found
near Dallas, and an eight-foot fossilized fish.
Permanent exhibit in Bison Hall; 10 new
nature dioramas based on accounts by early
Texas explorers, Indians, and naturalists.
Open Monday-Saturday 9-5, Sunday and
Holidays Noon-5. Free.
Old City Park, 1717 Gano (421-5141). Restored
buildings from the 19th and early 20th
centuries. Park open Tuesday-Saturday 10-4,
Sunday 1:30-4:30. Free (tour admission $4,
Science Place I, Fair Park, 2nd Avenue between
Grand & Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
(428-5555). Open Tuesday-Sunday 9:30-5.
General admission $3, students & children
$2. Special exhibits Tuesday-Saturday 9:305:30,
admission $5, children $2, under 7 free.
Science Place II, Fair Park, 1st and Martin
Luther King, Jr. Blvd. (428-8351). More exhibits
and planetarium shows (Saturday and
Sunday at 2 & 3, 50 and $ 1). Open TuesdaySaturday
9:30-5, Sunday noon-5. General
admission $1, children 50.
Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood
(922-0220; for daily information press 4 on
push-button phones). In second-floor gallery:
highlights from the Faith P. and Charles L.
Bybee Collection-31 examples of the furniture
maker's craft from the 18th and early 19th
centuries. Decorative arts wing has paintings
by van Gogh, Cezanne, Renoir, Gauguin,
Manet, Pissarro, Bonnard and Toulouse-Lautrec
(call for tour reservations; $3). Gallery
Buffett serves lunch. Open Tuesday-Saturday
10-5, Thursday 10-9, Sunday Noon-5. Free.
Museum of African-American Culture,
3837 Simpson-Stuart Road (372-5222).
Open Monday-Friday 10-4:30, Saturday
noon-3, Sunday 2-5. Free.
SMU Meadows School of the Arts, Meadows
Gallery, Bishop & Binkley (692-2614). Open
Monday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 1-5. Free.
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