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American Museum of Agriculture

P.O. Box 505, Canyon Lake Drive, Lubbock, TX 79408
(806) 239-5796
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Ranked #15 of 30 Attractions in Lubbock
Type: Museums, Farms
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Lubbock, Texas
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124 reviews 124 reviews
19 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Had not been here in some time and how it has grown. Huge buildings and hillside grounds contain all kinds of interactive exhibits and historical displays going back to pioneer days. Actual equipment and tractors are everwhere. A unique exhibit had over 70 pedal tractors and literally hundreds and hundreds of collectible toy tractors!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Surprised me, it is very well laid out, and extremely interesting, highly recommend this museum. There is an array of old agriculture machinery, photos, etc and they all work. And great people walking around to tell their story !

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Guymon, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I grew up on a farm and seeing the antique farm equipment brought back old memories. This was a very nice facility and the curator was very friendly and informative.

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Mansfield, TX
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The correct street address for this museum is 1121 Canyon Lake Drive. My brand new GPS sent me about 4 blocks away, where it was previously located. Go to this address and you will find it. The museum has a huge collection of tractors of all brands. It also has kids pedal tractor and model tractor collections. There's a display... More

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Texas
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135 reviews 135 reviews
12 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

If you would like to learn more about how that cotton you love in your jeans and shirt got there, this museum needs to be at the top of your to-see list. Priceless contrast across 100 years of cotton ginning machinery from original wooden models to the latest stainless steel and touch screen versions, all accomplishing the same thing, just... More

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Midlands
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Within 1/2m. of the Wind Power Museum in Lubbock is this, another gem of a museum. We only visited because of its' proximity to the aforementioned wind power museum, not being 'of the land' people but boy, are we glad we did! We had put Lubbock on the itinerary for our touring holiday primarily to pay tribute to Buddy Holly... More

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Marsing, Idaho
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

If you are interested in your heritage in American Agriculture, do not miss this museum. It is across the road from the Windpower Museum. The exhibits are excellently restored. There is a wonderful cotton display as well as a blacksmith shop and a tool shop. The entrance fee is only $5.00 and well worth it. They have dedicated docents to... More

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Fort Stockton, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

The museum is just starting out in this location. It has a very nice collection of tractors that my 7 year old son loved. The displays that were at up were done nicely. Many of the displays have a nice description, but others did not. There was soo much stuff there that I often found myself telking my son I... More

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Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

This museum is in it's infancy, but it's already worth the visit. Do you know where your whole grain cereal begins? Do you think cotton grows on trees? Most of us know we can count on the department store to sell us soft cotton towels, or the grocery store to sell us our favorite foods, but we seldom stop to... More

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Artesia, New Mexico, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Enjoyed all the information on how agri is done especiallly with bovine, equine, fowl and mainly vegetation resources and how to use them in a friendly way.

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