Museums in Waco

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Waco
A terrific collection of Texan curios and fascinating exhibits, some of which emulates the early traditions where museum items were presented purely for visual entertainment and shock value and were not labeled.
Dallas
Since 1989, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza has welcomed more than 6 million visitors from around the worldpeople of all ages seeking information and understanding about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.
Dallas
5 floors of fascinating and interactive exhibit galleries, including a specific interior museum for under 5s, 3D animations and interactive games.
Dallas
The African American Museum is an institution dedicated to the research, identification, selection, acquisition, presentation and preservation of visual art forms and historical documents that relate to the African American community.
Dallas
Embark on a memorable aviation journey - a tour of the Frontiers of Flight Museum. During your experience, you will bridge several lifetimes starting with the pioneers who realized their earliest dreams of flying; identifying with the aviators of the...
Austin
Thinkery is the evolution of the new Austin Children's Museum - but still a place where families, fun and science all play together!
Irving
The Museum preserves, collects, organizes, and displays Scouting's treasures documenting the movement's unique influence on American culture.
Dinosaur Park
(99 Miles)
Cedar Creek
It's dinosaur time! Kids will love this unique outdoor museum featuring life-size dinosaur replicas all in a natural environment.
Plano
The premiere living history site interpreting the Texas black-land prairie region in north Texas. Entire preserved farmsteads including original outbuildings, gardens, barns, wells, and landscapes in their period context like this one are rare. They ...
Tyler
A dynamic public science facility, offering educational and entertainment programming to encourage an interest in science education. Enjoy traveling hands-on science exhibits and large-screen movies in the 40ft domed theater.
Fredericksburg
The National Museum of the Pacific War is the only institution in the continental United States dedicated exclusively to telling the story of the Pacific Theater battles of World War II. Located on a six-acre site, the Center includes the George Bush...
Commerce
Exciting kids about knowledge through hands on exhibits, informed performance, workshops, classes and planned activities.
New Braunfels
A stimulating, interactive and fun museum experience that immerses kids in space, science and the world, and encourages them to use their imagination.
Houston
The Museum of Printing History displays a dynamic collection of historical documents, fine art prints, and antique printing equipment. Our Museum is more, though, than its permanent collection. It is alive with exhibitions, lectures, workshops, and...
Houston
The first library of its kind in Houston and one of the few African American libraries in the country, offering incomparable collections of multi-type resources, exhibits and innovative programs. Plus special exhibits, including lectures, films and w...
McNay Art Museum
(163 Miles)
San Antonio
Since opening five decades ago, the McNay Art Museum continues to build on an already strong collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American paintings and sculpture by significant artists ranging from Paul C
The Grace Museum
(164 Miles)
Abilene
THE GRACE MUSEUM houses three museums in the historic Grace Hotel -- The Art Museum, The History Museum and The Children's Museum.
Houston
America's “No. 1 Children's Museum" by Parents Magazine, listed among Forbes' "Best Children's Museums in the U.S.", and voted Houston A-List “Best Museum 2012,” the Children’s Museum of Houston is a Playground for Your Mind™. Anchor the ...
Witte Museum
(164 Miles)
San Antonio
Indoor and outdoor features just for kids, including investigation station, interactive zone, big and little treehouses, waterworks, computer station, live animal exhibits, Dino Hall and further galleries plus some live performances.
Houston
Explore the far reaches of outer space, roam with the dinosaurs, wander through Africa's Serengeti, and marvel at the world's rarest and most beautiful minerals. Great idea for fun things to do in Houston with kids
San Antonio
The San Antonio Children's Museum was founded by a group of dedicated volunteers who were committed to building a community space dedicated to early childhood development.
Pasadena
Bring your old Photos, Memories and stories to share with there over refreshments. Tour the Pomeroy Homestead, Strawberry House, Anna's House and the Prairie House to remember Pasadena from 1900's through the 1950's
Gene Autry
Ever wish they still made movies like the old "B" Westerns with their singing cowboys, beautiful women and trained horses? Although those films are now only a part of our history, there's a very special museum that is dedicated to the history and le...
Oil City
The museum exhibits items concerning the region\'s famous oil history, the associated growth of area oil-boom towns, the railroad, and previous local Native American settlement. The museum also maintains an extensive local history library and collect...
Atoka
The museum offers a unique look into the varied history of southeastern Oklahoma. From pre-historic bones, the Choctaw Trail of Tears and a stop on the Butterfield Stage Line, to homegrown talents Reba McEntire and the late Lane Frost, the museum and...
Shreveport
The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum is mission driven--its purpose is to educate, promote tourism and to build community pride. Located on six acres of state land at 3015 Greenwood Road, adjacent to the State Fairgrounds, the museum is funded and oper...
Beaumont
Home to an extensive collection of fire engines and firefighting equipment dating back to 1856. Children get the opportunity to dress in fire gear and experience what it is like behind the wheel of a fire truck on a simulator. Plus see Pluggie the ro...
Shreveport
The Gallery has had a profound interest in both American history and American/European art and, consequently, has amassed a collection that ranges from pieces created during the colonial period to contemporary works. Most of these are arranged in chr...
Shreveport
Take a trip back in time with us to see what life was like when Shreveport was young. The Spring Street Historical Museums building was constructed in the 1860s as Tallys Bank and is one of the oldest remaining buildings in downtown Shreveport. The b...
Lawton
The Museum of the Great Plains aspires to open minds and enrich lives by exploring the spirit of the Great Plains. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in Oklahoma
Stark Museum
(226 Miles)
Orange
Offers an impressive selection of American Western art and artifacts on permanent display. Other areas of speciality include rare books and manuscripts, plus Decorative and American indian Arts.
DeRidder
Lois and Albert \"Dutch\" Loftin devoted over 48 years to collecting the the over 3,000 dolls on display at the old Kansas City Southern Depot. The collection includes rare antiques and collectables from all over the world. Allow plenty of time. Visi...
Lake Charles
The Children Museum offers a unique hands-on atmosphere for children and their parents to interact and have fun while learning. Each month we offer a full list of programs. We host ArtSpace Workshops and special event guests throughout the year!
Norman
Over 300 million years of Oklahoma's natural history can be seen in a 195,000 square foot facility. With ive galleries featuring thousands of artifacts in 50,000 square feet of exhibit space. Visitors can immerse themselves in the fascinating natural...
West Seminole
Highly hands-on, award winning museum with roleplay town, science exhibitions, and an ENORMOUS outdoor play area with maze and train!
Winfield
The Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame contains memorabilia of political figures throughout the state's history. The Hall of Fame includes governors, senators, congressman and representatives, a president and a presidential advisor. We have ...
Red Earth Museum
(272 Miles)
Oklahoma City
"What is this rattle made of?" "What's a parfleche?" Through unique exhibitions focusing on the Native American way of life, Red Earth reaches more than 300,000 visitors annually. The exhibits are open to learners of all ages, with hands-on exhibits ...
Oklahoma City
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is located in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City's Arts District. Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Museum serves more than 130,000 visitors annually from all fifty states and more than forty coun...
Long Leaf
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!! Especially for Children: Motorcar Rides, Pony Rides, Space Jumpers, "Angel Express" Train Rides, & Face Painting
Oklahoma City
See freight cars, passenger cars, and even a real steam engine on display. Take train rides and visit the dining car caboose.
Oklahoma City
The museum exhibits the icons of our State's military past from 1451A.D. through WW1, WWII and Korea to the present.
Oklahoma City
The Museum contains a remarkable collection of antique fire apparatus and equipment dating back to the mid-1700s, including the first fire station built in, what was then, Oklahoma Territory in 1869. Other exhibits include the world's largest fire de...
Oklahoma City
An incredibly fun and exciting way to spend the day for future scientists and budding astronauts
Edmond
The mission of the Edmond Historical Society is to preserve and promote Edmond's heritage. Special exhibits include a re-creation of the Bradbury Corner Station and a one-quarter-scale model of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. The Children...
Smackover
Officially opened to the public in 1986, the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources is situated in the midst of the historic sixty square mile Smackover Oil Field and one mile south of the oil rich town of Smackover. Although the Museum represents all...
Weatherford
The Stafford Air and Space Museum houses one of the most comprehensive collections of space artifacts and delights and inspires guests of all ages in the exploration and travels into space! Meet the Wright Brothers and see their Wright Flyer! Learn a...
Clinton
The Cheyenne Cultural Center, conceived as a vision by Lawrence Hart, became a reality in 1977. Mr. Hart, executive director of the center, and his family founded the center in hopes to cultivate the preservation of the Cheyenne people's way of life...
Monroe
A hands-on, interactive museum for children of all ages. Exhibits such The Kids Cafe, Health Club, Bubbleworks and Stufee. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Louisiana
Muskogee
Climb aboard the 1940's era switch engine, visit the statue commemorating the first Girls Scout Cookies, and try to solve the mystery of the tombstone! Preserves the multi-ethnic history and heritage of the American frontier.
Fort Smith
For 100 years,The Fort Smith Museum of History have been the "keeper and teller" of Fort Smith's rich and colorful history. It preserves, exhibits and interprets objects of historical significance relevant to the founding and growth of Fort Smith an...

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