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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... more info  map

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. more info  map

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

  • 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. more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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. more info  map

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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

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... more info

  • 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. more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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,... more info

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... more info  map

  • 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. more info  map

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... more info  map

  

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