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  • Homestead Craft Village 254-754-9600
    608 Dry Creek Road, Waco, TX 76705
    A traditional craft village, the Homestead Craft Village at Homestead Heritage is open year-round, Monday through Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Shop for... more info

  • Waco Water Park 254-750-7900
    900 Lake Shore Drive, Waco, TX 76701
    A state-of-the-art water center with two pools, water-shooting playscapes, a 22-foot slide, zero depth pool, and more. The park offer water aerobics for adults and... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Earle-Harrison House & Gardens on 5th Street 254-753-2032
    1901 North 5th Street, Waco, TX 76708
    At the time of its construction, this Greek Revival home was on the edge of the westward-spreading frontier. Through the restoration of this antebellum home, the beauty... more info  map

  • Earle-Napier-Kinnard House 254-753-5166
    814 South Fourth Street, Waco, TX 76706
    Although it began as a modest one story family home, it was developed into a lovely, Greek-Revival style home. It is especially beautiful at Christmastime. Public... more info  map

  • East Terrace 254-753-5166
    100 Mill Street, Waco, TX 76704
    One of the loveliest homes in Waco, this building is a rare Texas example of Italianate villa architecture. The interior boasts a Victorian style and visitors can see... more info  map

  • Fort House 254-753-5166
    503 South 4th Street, Waco, TX 76706
    A Greek-Revival style house used to showcase Victorian furniture and artifacts from Waco's early settlers.  more info  map

  • McCulloch House 254-753-5166
    407 Columbus Avenue, Waco, TX 76706
    This Greek-Revival home was "the place" for Waco socialites in the past. There are many family heirlooms throughout the house and the Dresden Collection of Governor Pat... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Suspension Bridge and Riverwalk
    P.O. Box 2570, Waco, TX 76702
    Between Franklin and Washington Avenues
    Now for foot-traffic only, this historic suspension bridge spans the Brazos River. The bridge was the first to cross the river, making wagon and rail travel across this... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Armstrong Browning Library 254-710-3566
    710 Speight Avenue, Waco, TX 76798
    Baylor University
    Open to the public, this research library is dedicated to the study of the lives and works of Victorian poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. It houses the... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Art Center 254-752-4371
    1300 College Drive, Waco, TX 76708
    McLennan Community College Campus
    Located in a Mediterranean-style home overlooking the Brazos and Bosque Rivers, the Art Center has rotating exhibits, and frequently hosts traveling exhibits, and is... more info  map

  • Dr. Pepper Museum 254-757-1025
    300 South Fifth Street, Waco, TX 76701
    In 1885 a young pharmacist, Charles Alderton, concocted a soda fountain drink. The drink, originally known as a "Waco," was later given the enigmatic name "Dr Pepper;"... more info  map

  • Masonic Grand Lodge 254-753-76721
    715 Columbus, Waco, TX 76701
    This lodge contains both a library and museum that holds historic artifacts. It includes a large military exhibit, Masonic relics, railroad artifacts, and an exhibit... more info  map

  • Mayborn Museum Complex 254-710-1110
    1300 South University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76701
    The Mayborn Museum Complex incorporates the former Ollie Mae Moen Discovery Center, the Strecker Museum and the Gov. Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village. The Complex... more info  map

  • Red Men Museum 254-756-1221
    4521 Speight Avenue, Waco, TX 76711
    This museum holds an extensive collection of historic artifacts. There is a display of a watercolor done by Adolf Hitler, a bugle from the Gettysburg battlefield and a... more info  map

  • Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum 254-750-8631
    100 Texas Ranger Trail, Waco, TX 76706
    Located off Interstate 35, Exit 335-B
    "Dedicated to the history and lore of the legendary Texas Rangers," the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum contains more than 14,000 artifacts. more info  map

  • Texas Sports Hall Of Fame 254-756-1633
    1108 South University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706
    The TSHOF offers interactive exhibits and displays that salute more than 300 legendary Texas sports figures, and details the defining moments of their careers. One can... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Cameron Park Zoo 254-750-8400
    1704 North 4th Street, Waco, TX 76701
    One will find a great variety of species co-existing in this state-of-the-art natural habitat zoo complex. Some featured exhibits include vultures, African lions, White... more info  map


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