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  Katy

  Katy Veterans Memorial Museum

  6202 George Bush Drive

  Katy                                             TX           77493    

  Phone   281 391-8387

  Web Site  http://www.cityofkaty.com/museums.html

  E-mail  vfw9182@fbtc.net

  Alt Web  http://www.cityofkaty.com/museums.html

  Description  every foreign conflict involving the united State

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  New or Updated:    8/2/2004

 

  TX

  Kilgore

  East Texas Oil Museum

  Highway 259 at Ross St

  Kilgore  TX    75662    

  Phone   903 983-8295

  Web Site  http://www.easttexasoilmuseum.com/Pages/contact.html

  E-mail  mailto:info@easttexasoilmuseum.com

  Description  oil industry, Boomtown USA stores, people & machinery, theater,

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Oil

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or Updated:   8/18/2005


  TX

  Kingsville

  King Ranch Museum

  405 North 6th Street

  Kingsville  TX 78363    

  Phone   361 595-1881

  Web Site  http://www.king-ranch.com/museum.htm

  E-mail  museum@king-ranch.com

  Description  history of enormous Texas ranch

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Building Type   Ranch

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Saddles

  New or Updated:    8/2/2004
 

  TX
 
Irving
 
National Scouting Museum
 
1329 West Walnut Hill Lane
 
Irving  TX  75038   
 
Web Site  http://www.bsamuseum.org/
 
E-mail  nsmuseum@netbsa.org
 
Description  scouting history & memorabilia

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Group Identity   Boy Scouts
 
New or Updated:  6/26/2005

 

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  TX

  Longview

  R G LeTourneau Museum

  2100 S Mobberly

  LeTourneay University

  Longview   TX   75602    

  Phone  903 233-3672

  Web Site http://www.letu.edu/about_LU/museum/Museum_Online/index.html

  Description  holder of almost 300 patents, mostly for earthmoving equipment,

                    preacher, museum located in Student center of college he founded

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Industry /Profession Construction

  New or Updated:   2/6/2007

  TX
 
Lubbock
 
American Wind Power Center
 
1701 Canyon Lake Drive
 
Lubbock   TX    79403
 
Phone   806 747-8734
 
Web Site  http://www.windmill.com/
 
Description  over 5 windmills dating back to the 1860s
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Building Type   Windmill
 
New or Updated:  7/8/2004
 

  TX

  Lubbock

  Buddy Holly Center

  1801 Crickets Ave

  Lubbock  TX  79401    

  Phone  806 775-3560

  Web Site www.buddyhollycenter.org

  E-mail mailto:info@buddyhollycenter.org?subject=BHC Website Inquiry

  Description  contemporary visual arts & Texas music & music history

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Building Type  Depot

  Nature of Group  Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Music

  New or Updated:  2/15/2007

 

  TX

  Mc Lean

  Devil's Rope Museum

  100 Kingsley Street

  PO Box 290

  Mc Lean  TX   79057    

  Phone 806 779-2225

  Web Site www.barbwiremuseum.com

  E-mail  mailto:barbwiremuseum@centramedia.net?subject=Barbed Wire Museum

              Information

  Description  displays almost 700 kinds of barbed wire and explains it's uses and

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Collection A-F  Barbed Wire

  New or Updated:  2/14/2007

Texas Old Route 66 Museum
Box 66
Mc Lean TX  79057
Phone 
806 779-2225
Web Site  http://www.barbwiremuseum.com/TexasRoute66.htm
E-mail  barbwiremuseum@centramedia.net
Description   former factory holds two museums, including Devil's Rope Museum, devoted to barbed wire, and Route 66 museum with various memorabilia and artifacts
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Agricultural
Collection A-F  Barbed Wire
Research /Reading  Library

 

  TX

  McKinney

  Collin County Farm Museum

  7117 County Road 166

  McKinney TX  75071    

  Phone  972 542-9457

  Web Site http://www.collincountyhistory.org/

  Description  history of farming in North Texas

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Collection N-Z   Machinery

  Owner/Operator:  Collin County Historical Society

  New or Updated:   2/13/2007


Texas
Midland
American Airpower Heritage Museum
Midland International Airport
9600 Wright Drive
Midland TX
Phone 
915 563-1000
Web Site  www.airpowermuseum.org/
Description  50,000 WWII artifacts - Aviation air gallery
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Era  WW II
Owner/Operator:  Commemorative Air Force
 

  TX

  Midland

  Petroleum Museum

  1500 Interstate 20 West

  Midland  TX   79201    

  Phone   915 683-4403

  Web Site  http://www.petroleummuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@petroleummuseum.org

  Description  Petroleum Hall of Fame, paintings of Tom Lovell, 40 acre outdoor collection of mining  equipment

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Oil

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:   8/25/2005


  TX

  New Braunfels

  Alamo Classic Car Showcase & Museum

  6401 South I-35

  New Braunfels TX 78130    

  Phone   830 620-4387

  Web Site  *****

  Description

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:10/15/2004

 
 

  TX

  Pharr

  Old Clock Museum

  929 E Preston St

  Pharr  TX   78577    

  Phone   956 787-1923

  Web Site  *****

  Description  more than 1000 clocks as old s 1690

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Horology

  Collection A-F Clocks

  New or Updated:  9/8/2004

 
  Texas
Plano
JC Penney Archives and Historical Museum
6501 Legacy Drive, MS 4118
mail: PO Box 10001 Dallas 73501
Plano TX  75024
Phone 
214 431-7925
Web Site  http://www.jcpenney.net/company/history/archive2.htm
E-mail  jprob1@jcpenny.com
Description  corporate and personal archives of James C Penney and museum with merchandise, fashions, toys, store memorabilia
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Merchant
Research /Reading  Archives
 
 

  TX

  Ranger

  Roaring Ranger Museum

  121 South Commerce St

  Ranger  TX       76470    

  Phone   254 647-3091

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.texasmidwest.org/museums.html

  Description  memorabilia of 1917 Oil Boom

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type   Depot

  Industry /Profession Oil

  Era  1917

  New or Updated:             9/24/2005


  TX

  Rio Hondo

  Texas Air Museum

  1 Mile East FM 106

  PO Box 70

  Rio Hondo  TX  78583    

  Phone   956 748-2112

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

  Description  20 aircraft, superstructures of two ships, automobiles, artillery, more fro pre-

                    WWII to Cold War

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  New or Updated:  9/18/2004

  TX
 
Rockport
 
Texas Maritime Museum
 
1202 Navigation Circle
 
Rockport   TX  78382
  Phone   361 729-1271
 
Web Site  www.texasmaritimemuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:tmm@pelicancoast.net?subject=re:  Home Page
 
Description
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
New or Updated:  5/15/2004

 
 
 

  TX

  Rosanky

  Central Texas Museum of Automotive History

  Highway 304

  Rosanky TX  78953    

  Phone   512 237-2635

  Web Site  http://www.ctmah.org/

  E-mail  mailto:thom@sanmarcos.net

  Description  displaying cars from 1901 to 1988

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated: 9/20/2004
 

  TX

  San Angelo

  Railway Museum of San Angelo

  703 South Chadbourne

  San Angelo  TX    76903    

  Phone   325 486-2140

  Web Site  http://www.railwaymuseumsanangelo.homestead.com/

  Description  in former Orient-Santa Fe Depot

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  Era  1909

  New or Updated:  11/30/2005

 
  Texas
San Antonio
Air Intelligence Agency Heritage Hall
mail: 102 Hall Boulevard, Suite 112
San Antonio TX  78243
Phone 
210 977-2303
Web Site  http://www.tnti.com/~tam/museums/m414.htm
E-mail  aiaho@mail.aia.af.mil
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Military

Texas
San Antonio
Magic Lantern Castle Museum

Address
San Antonio TX
Phone
Web Site 
www.magiclanterns.org/
Description  exclusively the history of the magic lantern
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Technology
Collection N-Z  Photography

Texas Highway Patrol Hall of Fame and Museum
812 South Alamo
San Antonio TX  78205
Phone 
210 231-6030
Web Site  www.midland.cc.tx.us/pbma/
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Association
Industry /Profession  Law Enforcement

Wooden Nickel Historical Museum
345 Old Austin Road
San Antonio TX  78209
Phone 
210 829-1291
Web Site  www.wooden-nickel.net/
E-mail  museum@wooden-nickel.net
Description  wooden nickel collection, presses used to make wooden nickels
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection G-M  Money
Collection N-Z  Printing

 
 
  Texas
Schulenburg
Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum
311 Baumgarten Street
Schulenburg TX  78956
Phone 
979 743-6559
Web Site  http://www.airstanzel.com/
E-mail  stanzel@fais.net
Description  30 displays in family farmhouse showing work of brothers who spent 25 years designing and building model airplanes
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Collection G-M  Models
 

  TX

  Spearman

  Southwestern Pioneer Windmill Assoc

  Hwy 207 S

  PO Box 805

  Spearman  TX  79081    

  Phone   806 659-5555

  Web Site  http://www.antden.com/swpa.htm

  E-mail  mailto:spearman@arn.net

  Alt Web  http://www.spearman.org/page5.html

  Description  51 Windmills

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Building Type   Windmill

  New or Updated:  12/2/2004

 
 
 

  TX

  Temple

  Railroad & Heritage Museum

  315 West Avenue B

  Temple              TX           76501    

  Phone   254 298-5172

  Web Site  http://www.rrdepot.org/

  E-mail  mailto:mirving@ci.temple.tx.us

  Alt Web  http://www.ci.temple.tx.us/tourism/attractions.htm

  Description  steam locomotive, interactive train dispatch room

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  Research /Reading  Archives

  Era  1911

  Owner/Operator:  Parks & Leisure Services

  New or Updated:           11/22/2005


 Texas

  Waco

  Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute

  300 5th Street

  Waco  TX   76701    

  Phone  254 757-1025

  Web Site www.drpeppermuseum.com

  E-mail  mailto:dp-info@drpeppermuseum.com

  Description  birthplace of the soft drink, tribute to free enterprise

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial
   Industry  Beverage

  New or Updated:  4/11/2007

Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum
101 Fairview St
Waco TX  49241
Phone 
517 563-8927
Web Site  www.texasranger.org
Description  history of famed law enforcement unit
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Industry /Profession  Law Enforcement

Texas
Waco
Texas Sports Hall of Fame
1108 S University Parks Dr
Waco TX 76706
Phone
254 756-2384
Web Site http://www.tshof.org/index2.html
Toll Free 800 567-9561
E-mail mailto:info@tshof.org
Description Tennis, HS Football, HS Basketball,
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Sports
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame

 

  TX

  Wichita Falls

  Wichita Falls Railroad Museum

  500 9th St

  MAIL PO Box4242

  Wichita Falls  TX        76308    

  Phone   940 723-2661

  Web Site  http://www.wfrrm.com/general.html

  Description  history of local railroads

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:         12/20/2005

 
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