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  • Fredda Turner Durham Children's Museum 432-683-2882
    1705 West Missouri Avenue, Midland, TX 79701
    Located at the Museum of the Southwest
    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... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Brown-Dorsey Medallion Home 432-682-2931
    231 North Weatherford, Midland, TX 79701
    The Midland County Historical Society restored and maintains this home which is thought to be the oldest home in Midland. more info  map

  • George W. Bush Childhood Home 432-685-1112
    1412 West Ohio Avenue, Midland, TX 79701
    Restored to the 1951 to late 1955 period when the Bushes lived here, this small home is fully interpreted. more info  map

  • Petroleum Building 432-682-2595
    214 West Texas, Midland, TX 79701
    This 12-story office building, designed by Wyall Hedrick, is a dedicated Texas historical landmark. more info  map

  • Scarborough-Linebery House 432-685-7368
    802 South Main Street, Midland, TX 79701
    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... more info  map

  • Turner Mansion 432-683-2882
    1705 West Missouri, Midland, TX 79701
    Home of the Museum of the Southwest
    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. more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Haley Memorial Library and History Center 432-682-5785
    1805 West Indiana Avenue, Midland, TX 79705
    Over 30,000 collected volumes that depict the development of ranching, western exploration, politics, petroleum, mining, and early railroads are housed at this... more info  map

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

  • Sibley Learning Center 432-684-6827
    1307 East Wadley, Midland, TX 79705
    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... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • American Airpower Heritage Museum 432-567-3009
    9600 Wright Drive; P.O. Box 62000, Midland, TX 79711
    Located at Midland International Airport
    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... more info

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

  • Midland County Historical Museum 432-688-8947
    301 West Missouri, Midland, TX 79701
    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... more info  map

  • Museum of the Southwest 432-683-2882
    1705 West Missouri, Midland, TX 79701
    Located in the Turner Mansion
    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... more info  map

  • Permian Basin Petroleum Museum 432-683-4403
    1500 Interstate 20 West, Midland, TX 797905
    This 40,000 square feet interactive museum features the history of the geological, technical, and cultural aspects of oil, ancient artifacts, life size murals,... more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Centennial Plaza and Amphitheater 432-682-6234
    105 North Main Street, Midland, TX 79701
    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... more info  map

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

Science & Technology

  • Marian Blakemore Planetarium 432-683-2882
    1705 West Missouri Avenue, Midland, TX 79701
    Located at the Museum of the Southwest
    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... more info  map


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