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Museum of Texas Tech University

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Address: 4th St. and Indiana Ave, Lubbock, TX
Phone Number: 806-742-2443
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Well worth the visit

This museum had at least a little of everything: regional natural history (including dinosaurs), local history, American art, and international art and artifacts. We ended up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
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New Mexico
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New Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This museum had at least a little of everything: regional natural history (including dinosaurs), local history, American art, and international art and artifacts. We ended up spending more time than I expected--a good hour and a half. And that included just skimming a couple of galleries. I especially enjoyed some of the western art and the art by illustrator/artist N.C.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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116 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If you like Remington pieces or paintings that capture life of the American West and cowboys, this museum is for you! There are all sorts of artifacts to look at. Everything from early Native American pieces, to ancient animals who roamed this land before settlers arrived, to daily living pieces like clothing, machinery and work implements. I have been coming... More 

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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

On occasion there is a good temporary display, and the area dedicated to the history of Lubbock is interesting, but the staff is disengaged and a lot of the regular collection is uninspiring. I did enjoy the "Little Black Dress" display although most of the dresses were full-length gowns and there was an exhibit made up of press photos of... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

I loved this museum so much, I returned for a second day. There is a wonderful natural history section with animals of Texas, past and present. Really interesting dinosaur exhibit. There is interactive display of plate tectonics that mesmerized me for about an hour. And then, there is fabulous art exhibits that focus on artists of TX NM AZ. Texas... More 

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4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Always knowing this museum was here in Lubbock but never really taking time to appreciate it, we came in one cool afternoon for something to occupy out time. We were not lead astray by our trip. Only having time for part of the multi gallery museum, we were able to see a very wide selection of Native American pottery and... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Free admission and wonderful exhibits. You couldn't really ask for anything more to to with your family. They have wonderful art on display, endangered and near extinct species, dinosaurs, Native American history, WWII history and African history exhibits. They have discovery centers for children and hands-on stations to help teach children about history and science. It was a free date... More 

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Plano, Texas, United States
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46 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

You can't compare this to a world class museum like the British Museum or anything like that. However, it has free entry and a wide variety of exhibits. The first, central gallery has displays of full-size T. rex and Triceratops skeletal replicas. Then the other galleries have lots of art collections and other topics related to Lubbock and Texas -... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This museum has no admission fee! It features an excellent collection of dinosaur displays. It also has an extensive display of historical and modern Native American pottery and art objects.

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Slaton, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The Museum of Texas Tech University is awesome. It is free. Great exhibits. The grounds are beautiful. It should be on your list to do when you visit Lubbock. A great asset to Lubbock.

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Lubbock, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A wonderful addition to our community. A great place to take the kids and grandkids and expose them to new and exciting adventures. Also a good place to work on "manners", kinda like being quite and respectful at the library.

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