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  Texas
Denison
Eisenhower Birthplace Historic Site
208 East Day Street
Denison TX  75020
Phone 
903 465-8908
Web Site  www.eisenhowerbirthplace.org
Description  modest home of Dwight Eisenhower's birth is now in a 10 acre park with visitor center and other historic buildings
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Era  1890
 

  TX

  Denison

  Red River Railroad Museum

  Katy Depot

  101 E Main St, Suite 120

  Denison  TX           75021    

  Phone   903 463-6238

  Web Site  *****

  E-mail  mailto:katystation@texoma.net

  Alt Web  http://www.front30ranch.com/texomaregion.html

  Description  history of the MK&T Railroad & Denison WEB SITE N/A DEC 2005

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Era  1914

  New or Updated:             12/1/2005

 

  TX

  Dyess AFB

  Dyess AFB Linear Air Park

  7 WG/CVM

  650 2nd St

  Dyess AFB  TX  79607    

  Phone   915 793-2199

  Web Site  http://www.dyess.af.mil/airpark/main.htm

  Description  32 planes from WW II through Desert Storm

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Industry Air Force

  New or Updated: 10/14/2004


Texas
El Paso
Border Patrol Museum & Memorial Library
4315 Trans Mountain Road
El Paso TX  79924
Phone 
915 759-3753
Web Site  http://tam.tusculum.edu/index.html
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Association

 

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Texas
Fort Worth
American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum
4601 Texas Highway 360 at FAA Road
mail: PO Box 619617 MD 808 GSWFA, DFW Airport 75261
Fort Worth TX  76155
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.crsmithmuseum.org/flashintro.htm
Description  commercial aviation and American Airlines
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation

  TX
 
Fort Worth
 
Cattle Raisers Museum
 
1301 West 7th Street
 
Fort Worth  TX    76102    
 
Phone   817 332-8551
 
Web Site  http://www.cattleraisersmuseum.org/
 
Description  Preserving the Heritage of Ranch Life"
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Owner/Operator:  T&S Cattle Raisers Foundation
 
New or Updated:  7/2/2004

Texas
Fort Worth
Miller Marketplace and Brew Kettle Museum
7001 S Freeway
Fort Worth TX 76134
Phone
Web Site http://www.millerbrewing.com/
Alt Web http://www.beertravelers.com/lists/miller_museum.html
Description company owned brewing museum
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Collection A-F Film
Last changed: 02/25/2003

National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame
1720 Gendy Street
Fort Worth TX  76107
Phone 
817 336-4475
Web Site  http://www.cowgirl.net/
Description  159 honorees, opened in new location June 2002
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Field of Study/Science Facility  Old West
Group Identity  Women
 

  TX

  Fort Worth

  Pate Museum of Transportation

  1227 West Magnolia

  Suite 420

  Fort Worth  TX   76104    

  Phone   817 922-4305

  Web Site  http://www.pmot.org/

  Description  cars, airplanes, helicopter, ship

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  10/16/2004

  TX
 
Fort Worth
 
North Fort Worth Historical Society
 
131 East Exchange Avenue #110
 
Fort Worth  TX  76106 
 
Phone   817 625-5082
 
Web Site  http://www.nfwhs.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:nfwhs131@msn.com
 
Description  in former Fort Worth Livestock Exchange Building
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type   Commercial
 
New or Updated:  5/15/2004

Vintage Flying Museum
Meacham Field
505 NW 38th Street
Fort Worth TX   76106
Phone 
817 624-1935
Web Site  www.metronet.com/~raki/vfm.html
Description  aircraft, vehicles, support equipment in B-29 hangar.
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation

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  TX

  Galveston

  Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum

  Pier 19

  Galveston   TX

  Phone   409 766-7827

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.galveston.com/museums/oceanstar.shtml

  Description  refurbished rig with three decks of exhibits, equipment, & interactive display

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Oil

  Owner/Operator:  Offshore Energy Center

  New or Updated:   8/20/2005
 

  TX

  Galveston

  Lone Star Flight Museum/TX Aviation Hall of Fame

  2002 Terminal Drive

  MAIL PO Box 3099 Galveston 77552

  Galveston  TX       77554    

  Phone   409 740-7722

  Web Site  http://www.lsfm.org/

  E-mail  mailto:Flight@lsfm.org

  Description  over 25 aircraft, primarily WW II era

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  New or Updated:             10/5/2005


  TX

  Galveston

  Texas Seaport Museum

  Pier 21, Number 8

  Galveston TX  77550    

  Phone   409 763-1877  Web Site  http://www.tsm-elissa.org/

  E-mail  mailto:elissa@galvestonhistory.org

  Description  Tall Ship Elissa, local maritime history, database of immigrants entering US through  Galveston

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type   Ship

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy

  Era  1877

  New or Updated:    5/6/2005

 
 

  TX

  Galveston Island

  Galveston Island Railroad Museum

  The Strand at 25th

  Galveston Island  TX

  Phone   409 765-5700

  Web Site  http://www.galvestonrrmuseum.com/

  E-mail  mailto:railroad@tamug.tamu.edu

  Description  steam & diesel engines, other rolling stock, 35 "Ghosts of Travelers Past", HO layout

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Sculptures

  New or Updated:   10/15/2005


 
TX

  Galveston Island

  David Taylor Classic Car Museum

  918 Mechanic

  Galveston Island TX    77550    

  Phone

  Web Site  *****

  Description

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:  9/20/2004

Texas
Gilmer
Flight of the Phoenix Aviation Museum
Hangar One, Gilmer Airport
PO Box 610
Gilmer TX  75644
Phone 
903 843-2457
Web Site  http://www.flightofthephoenix.org/
E-mail  sawdust@deanlumber.com
Description  mostly smaller or training planes, located in working hangar
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation

  TX
 
Greenville
 
Audie Murphy American Cotton Museum
 
600 Interstate East
 
PO Box 347
 
Greenville TX  75403
 
Phone   903 454-1990
 
Alt Phone   903 450-4502
 
Web Site  http://www.cottonmuseum.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:visit@cottonmuseum.com
 
Description  10 acre facility includes house, working cotton patch, & gardens, WWII
                   
hero/actor Murphy memorabilia
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Industry /Profession Textiles
 
New or Updated:  5/15/2004

 
  Texas
Hockley
Lone Star Pinball Association Museum
35222 Hempstead Highway
PO Box 210
Hockley TX  77447
Phone 
936 372-2607
Web Site  http://www.wantabe.com/lspa/pmuseum.htm
E-mail  LSPA@wantabe.com
Description  by appt - pinball machines, posters, restoration
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Entertainment
Collection N-Z  Pinball
Era  1930-1980
 
 

  TX

  Houston

  Houston Gulf Coast Railroad Museum

  7390 Mesa Rd

  MAIL PO Box 457 Houston 77001

  Houston      TX           77028    

  Phone   713 631-6612

  Alt Phone   832 463-3017

  Web Site  http://www.kingswayrc.com/gcst/index.shtml

  E-mail  mailto:tom@kingswayrc.com

  Description  locomotives, passenger & freight cars

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:           11/13/2005

Texas
Houston
Houston Fire Museum
2403 Milam Street
Houston TX 77006
Phone 
713 524-2526
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession Firefighting

  TX
 
Houston
 
McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science
 
1515 Hermann Drive
 
Houston  TX  77004    
 
Phone  713 942-7054
 
Alt Phone  713 521-1515
 
Web Site  http://www.mhms.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@mhms.org
 
Description  Body Pavilion with giant models of human organs, hands on exhibits,                          visiting exhibits
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Industry /Profession  Medical
 
New or Updated:  08/21/2003

National Museum of Funeral History
415 Barton Springs Drive
Houston TX  77090
Phone 
281 876-3063
Web Site  www.nmfh.org
Description  caskets, funerals of the famous, guides to famous burial sites
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Collection A-F  Funeral

 
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