Historical Attractions in Princeton

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Dallas
Experience nature’s adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium. The facility is home to a unique display of flora and fauna.
Sherman
Offer an 1800s educational sailing experience where part of the fun is learning about traditional sailing methods and the history of the times.
Arlington
Get ready to bowl! Just across the street from Six Flags, explore early Egyptian bowling games, see what middle age lawn bowling was like and actually bowl on our 'Highway 66' mini lanes! You won’t forget your time at the bowling museum. It’s hou...
Broken Bow
Visitors to the Center's museum will find historical documents, antique forestry tools, wood art, homestead memorabilia, and a research library filled with books, periodicals, and other materials pertaining to forestry. The Center is also home to ...
Duncan
Home of the largest monument in America, dedicated to the Chisholm Trail and the longest Chisholm Trail Walkway in the world.
Shreveport
Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center in Shreveport-Bossier, featuring over 290 science, math and space exhibits, daily changing programs, an IMAX Dome Theatre, open-access, interactive, laser SPACE DOME P...
Burnet
An historic frontier fort and museum. See log cabins, stage stop, schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, and old farm implements. In the museum see over 1200 historic artifacts from the Burnet County area. Children and adults alike will see what it was like...
Enid
Leonardos Discovery Warehouse is a hands-on arts and sciences museum located in downtown Enid, Oklahoma. Its fun for children of all ages! Build in the Carpentry Shop, create your own masterpiece in the Art Studio, observe our snakes, chinchillas and...
The Orange Show
(249 Miles)
Houston
The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art is a non-profit organization, founded in 1980, to preserve and present works of extraordinary imagination and provide people the opportunity to express their personal artistic vision.
Fort Concho
(259 Miles)
San Angelo
The national historic landmark includes a visitor center, museum and parade grounds. 17 buildings on the fort grounds have been restored and 5 have been reconstructed, giving an authentic feel for the mid-1880s. Worth timing your visit for special ev...
Houston
"INTELLIGENT FUN" A day when they've touched a Moon rock, witnessed a shuttle launch, enjoyed a guided tour of NASA. One of the many family places to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Houston with kids.
Little Rock
Since opening in June of 1995, The Aerospace Education Center has been dedicated to becoming an invaluable resource for Arkansas'teachers and students. Through Its changing exhibits, educational workshops and summer programs, it has continued to expo...
Alexandria
Kent House plantation house is one of the oldest standing structures in the state of Louisiana. Together with its outbuildings, it preserves the homestead of a successful Creole family typical of a Louisiana colonial era working plantation. Kent P...
Pea Ridge
(269 Miles)
Garfield
Pea Ridge is the site of one of the most important battles of the American Civil War. Not only does it offer an outstanding 28 minute film about the battle but Pea Ridge is one of the most intact Civil War battlefields in existence. Inside the Vi...
Scott
Arkansas's tallest remaining, prehistoric American Indian mounds are preserved at this National Historic Landmark site near Little Rock. The mounds and an earthen embankment are the remains of a large ceremonial and governmental complex that was inha...
Scott
The Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park helps you and your family make memories that are lifelong possessions. Family programs include: spring & summer day camps, gardening workshops, candle making, Dutch oven demos, crafts, Fall Harvest Home F...
The Alamo
(285 Miles)
San Antonio
More than 2.5 million people a year visit the 4.2 acre complex known worldwide as "The Alamo." Most come to see the old mission where a small band of Texans held out for thirteen days against the Centralist army of General Antonio L
Sunset Station
(285 Miles)
San Antonio
Explore Historic Sunset Station on your own with a guided tour that brings the complex and St. Paul Square to life. Discover the history beyond the walls of each one of a kind venue and surrounding areas.
Diamond
A park dedicated to Carver's life, work and interests, made accessible to children hands-on programs to help us to imagine young George's life on the Carver Farm. Many activities here are from the everyday life of the 19th century, like dyeing, washi...
Mountain View
Our past is our present to you. Come and join us as we make crafts and music from the time between the Civil War and WWI. Learn crafts and music from people who spend their lives preserving and performing these works. Come play with us!
Goddard
Through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope you can view such wonders as the planet Saturn and its beautiful rings, and the Moon with its craters and mountains.
Bull Shoals
Mountain Village 1890, an historic re-creation of an Ozark settlement, is a living tribute to the pioneers who first settled this remote part of the country. These were hardy men and women who followed the trails into our mountains from the Carolinas...
Wichita
Exploration Place is dedicated to providing informal, enjoyable learning experiences with extraordinary resources for exploration for people of all ages. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Wichita for kid...
North Greenville
Winterville Mounds, named for a nearby community, is the site of a prehistoric ceremonial center built by a Native American civilization that thrived from about A.D. 1000 to 1450. The mounds, part of the Winterville society's religious system, were t...
Natchez
Throughout its history, Natchez has always been a place of opportunity. This is evident throughout Natchez National Historical Park. Guided tours of the Melrose mansion house are offered every hour beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Lafayette
As a folk life museum Arcadian Village offers an authentic vision of Arcadian society in South Louisiana during the 19th Century.
Vicksburg
Vicksburg National Military Park commemorates the campaign, siege and defense of Vicksburg. Vicksburg was a fortress located on high ground guarding the Mississippi River. The Vicksburg battlefield includes 1,330 monuments and markers, a 16 mile tour...
Hutchinson
This world-renowned, Smithsonian-Affiliated museum allows visitors to experience the thrill of space exploration. Plus Dr. Goddard's Lab, an explosively fun, rocketry demonstration for kids.
USS KIDD
(364 Miles)
Baton Rouge
- the "Pirate of the Pacific." Located in the heart of scenic downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, she is the centerpiece of a memorial which serves to honor the men and women of our American armed forces.
Wilson Castle
(382 Miles)
Brandon
This architectural masterpiece was built in the middle of the 19th Century in the heart of the Green Mountains. The Castle stands as a monument to the heritage of the past. The Castle has been the home of five generations of the Wilson family. It's ...
Memphis
Journey to distant galaxies, explore the solar system and settle back in a comfortable seat in the Sharpe Planetarium as you take a cosmic voyage through the universe. The Lida Gammill Sharpe Planetarium, a 165-seat theater-in-the-round, uses plan...
Abilene
Welcome to Great Plains Theatre! We are grateful to be presenting another exciting season of offerings and we hope you will take advantage of some, or all of the things GPT brings to Abilene, KS. Live theatre has always been our priority. With...
Lawrence
The Douglas County Historical Society is responsible for the operation, preservation and development of collections in the Watkins Community Museum of History. The Douglas County Historical Society is a private non-profit organization with a missio...
Overland Park
Almost 200 animals and birds of prey, vegetable and flower gardens, a one-room country schoolhouse, an old-time fishing pond, pony rides and more.
Bonner Springs
The 164 acre museum complex and park-like grounds features The Agricultural Hall of Fame, National Farmers' Memorial, National Poultry Museum, Educational Garden, and Farmtown USA; a recreated 1900s community which includes a farmstead, one room scho...
Houma
Brownell Memorial Park and Carillon Tower is just outside Morgan City, Louisiana on beautiful Lake Palourde. It is a quiet park of great serenity and natural beauty, where you can experience the true feeling of Louisiana's unique cypress bayous.
Science City
(422 Miles)
Kansas City
Welcome to Science City, where play and education go hand-in-hand. Let curiosity be your guide through more than 50 interactive areas, providing some real hands-on fun. Science City is located in Kansas City\'s Union Station.
Manhattan
Enjoy a one-hour behind-the-scenes guided walking tour of the World's Most Famous Arena. With over 600 events each year, you never know what you'll see!
Fort Osage
(434 Miles)
Sibley
Step through the gate at Fort Osage and begin your walk through history. This reconstructed historic Fort, overlooking the Missouri River is portrayed as it was in 1812. Located the farthest west of the twenty-eight factories in the United States' ...
New Orleans
- the story of New Orleans from founding to the present day. Experience over 300 years of History, Legend and Scandal with 150+ figures displayed in historically accurate settings. One of the many fun places to go if you're looking for things to do w...
Fulton
Provides a chronicle of the life and times of one of the world's most memorable political leaders in an accessible way for kids though it's still heavily educational, including a light and sound show and spy game.
Adamsville
Just imagine! Clams, snails, crabs, sharks, and giant mosasaurs living in Tennessee! That would be the scene approximately 70 million years ago in what is now West Tennessee as the ancient Gulf of Mexico covered the land. How do we know? A visit to C...
Shiloh
Join Shiloh National Military Park's Junior Ranger Program. Please visit the Shiloh Battlefield Visitor Center to pick-up a booklet, which will help you learn more about the Civil War at Shiloh and the National Park Service. You will be certified as ...
Grants Farm
(506 Miles)
St Louis
There are many exciting animal encounters possible at Grant's Farm, the 281-acre ancestral home of the Busch family. The Farm is home to more than 900 animals representing more than 100 different species. The Farm has been a St. Louis tradition for o...
Dismals Canyon
(511 Miles)
Phil Campbell
Spend a day getting back to nature hiking the canyon floor past thundering waterfalls, wildlife spotting and swimming. Guided night tours allow visitors to view the glow-in-the-dark creatures known locally as Dismalites.
St. Charles
The Lewis & Clark Boat House and Nature Center is the Discovery Expedition's permanent home. Situated beside the Missouri River in charming historic St. Charles, Missouri, the educational facility features exhibits relating to the Lewis and Clark exp...
St Louis
Explore science and learning with your children as they begin to understand the world around them. Families can experience the remarkable natural world together in a nurturing child-friendly environment. The Discovery Room helps children focus on the...
Moundville
Meet history and nature at this museum site where one can experience the Lost Realm of the Black Warrior and the spirit of the outdoors with the site's nature trail and Black Warrior River.
West Tuscumbia
Learn about Helen Keller and experience her environment in authentic fashion with plentiful artefacts and memorabilia.
The Gateway Arch
(516 Miles)
St Louis
The nation’s tallest monument at 630 feet, the Gateway Arch has beckoned visitors for more than 40 years with its iconic, awe-inspiring shape. Attractions within the Arch are the Journey to the Top, the Museum of Westward Expansion, educational pro...

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