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Midland, Texas, USA

Attractions in Midland, Texas

Amusements

  • Fredda Turner Durham Children's Museum

    1705 West Missouri Avenue
    Midland, TX 79701
    Located at the Museum of the Southwest
    432-683-2882
    A variety of hands-on, interactive exhibits make learning fun for children as they tour this museum. One favorite includes the two-story cityscape, My Town, which is a child-sized city featuring a...
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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Brown-Dorsey Medallion Home

    231 North Weatherford
    Midland, TX 79701
    432-682-2931
    The Midland County Historical Society restored and maintains this home which is thought to be the oldest home in Midland.
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  • George W. Bush Childhood Home

    1412 West Ohio Avenue
    Midland, TX 79701
    432-685-1112
    Those visiting the fully restored childhood home of our 43rd President, George W. Bush, will find authentic family furnishings from the family who lived here from 1952 to 1956, photo exhibits and...
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  • Petroleum Building

    214 West Texas
    Midland, TX 79701
    432-682-2595
    This 12-story office building, designed by Wyall Hedrick, is a dedicated Texas historical landmark.
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  • Scarborough-Linebery House

    802 South Main Street
    Midland, TX 79701
    432-685-7368
    The second-oldest home in Midland, the Scarborough-Linebery House is a perfect example of Ranch style architecture. This home belonged to the same family for 90 years before it was donated to the...
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  • Turner Mansion

    1705 West Missouri
    Midland, TX 79701
    Home of the Museum of the Southwest
    432-683-2882
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Turner Mansion includes such features as hand-painted tiles, Italian marble fireplaces, and carved wooden friezes.
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Libraries & Research Centers

  • Haley Memorial Library and History Center

    1805 West Indiana Avenue
    Midland, TX 79705
    432-682-5785
    Over 30,000 collected volumes that depict the development of ranching, western exploration, politics, petroleum, mining, and early railroads are housed at this independent research facility. The...
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  • Midland County Public Library

    301 West Missouri
    Midland, TX 79701
    Located in the Rosalind Redfern Building
    432-688-4320
    A full-service public library, the Midland County Public Library carries an extensive collection of books and research materials including topographic maps and regional petroleum history. 21 adult...
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  • Sibley Learning Center

    1307 East Wadley
    Midland, TX 79705
    432-684-6827
    The 5,200 square foot building that houses the Sibley Learning Center contains four major rooms. The Llano Estacado Room features displays and activities regarding the eight major habitats of the...
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Museums & Galleries

  • American Airpower Heritage Museum

    9600 Wright Drive; P.O. Box 62000
    Midland, TX 79711
    Located at Midland International Airport
    432-567-3009
    The American Airpower Heritage Museum houses 40,000 square feet of hands-on permanent exhibits that detail the story of World War II airpower. It is internationally recognized for its collection of...
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  • Fire Museum

    1500 West Wall
    Midland, TX 79701
    432-685-7340
    This Midland Downtown Lions Club museum houses Midland's first two fire trucks and other early fire fighting equipment and memorabilia.
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  • Midland County Historical Museum

    301 West Missouri
    Midland, TX 79701
    432-688-8947
    Hundreds of artifacts, photographs, and files regarding early Midland history, the Civil War, World War I, and World War II are on display. The reproductions of authenticated remains of what has...
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  • Museum of the Southwest

    1705 West Missouri
    Midland, TX 79701
    Located in the Turner Mansion
    432-683-2882
    The Museum of the Southwest Complex features an art museum, a children's museum, and a planetarium. The art museum features permanent and traveling collections of Southwestern art including...
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  • Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

    1500 Interstate 20 West
    Midland, TX 797905
    432-683-4403
    This 40,000 square feet interactive museum features the history of the geological, technical, and cultural aspects of oil, ancient artifacts, life size murals, memorabilia, the largest collection of...
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Centennial Plaza and Amphitheater

    105 North Main Street
    Midland, TX 79701
    432-682-6234
    A "people oriented" park that features a tree-lined courtyard, cascading water fountain, a sculptured brick wall that depicts the history of Midland, and a 300 seat amphitheater.
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  • Claydesta Atrium

    6 Desta Drive
    Midland, TX 79705
    432-688-3000
    A 40,000 square foot, six story atrium masterpiece, the Claydesta Atrium is filled with tropical plants, streams, waterfalls, fish, and birds.
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Science & Technology

  • Marian Blakemore Planetarium

    1705 West Missouri Avenue
    Midland, TX 79701
    Located at the Museum of the Southwest
    432-683-2882
    One of the largest planetariums in Texas with a 40-foot dome and the only public planetarium in West Texas, the Marian Blakemore Planetarium features shows for every age with a night sky simulated by...
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