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Address: P.O. Box 505, 1121 Canyon Lake Drive, Lubbock, TX 79403 (Formerly American Museum of Agriculture)
Phone Number: +1 806-239-5796
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Description: Since completing a large expansion in 2014, our museum focuses on both the...
Since completing a large expansion in 2014, our museum focuses on both the history of farming and the science and technology of modern agriculture. Want to learn about cotton? Exhibits take you from early hand harvesting to putting you behind the wheel of a modern cotton stripper in the Cotton Harvest Experience. You can also meet a hologram blacksmith in our shop, or talk to a farmer in the Bayer CropScience exhibit. Bring back memories as you walk through the antique tractors or swap stories with one of our volunteers. With a huge collection of antiques and machinery complimented by interactive kiosks with videos and games, there is something for everyone at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture. Plains Cotton Growers Conference Center available for rentals.
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This museum has several interactive displays, which I enjoyed. I also jumped in a drove a computer simulated cotton harvester. There are displays on various crops, as well as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This museum has several interactive displays, which I enjoyed. I also jumped in a drove a computer simulated cotton harvester. There are displays on various crops, as well as blacksmithing. There is also a huge collection of old farm tractors, many still in mint condition. Worth a visit if you are interested in agriculture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This place is so awesome!!!! Has lots for you to learn about and explore. Looking forward to returning with my kiddos in the summer. Not expensive at all to get in.

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Lubbock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Enjoyed seeing all the machines used to farm in west Texas. Tools from farming industry. Dioramas are great!

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a great place to experience the challenge of American agriculture. It's a look at the past as well as the present, and how it developed. The museum has a holographic blacksmith, old plows, a large collection of toy tractors, a very extensive collection of real tractors, an air tractor (spray plane), and a simulation cotton harvester. There a... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This place has a lot of older equipment and displays showing how Agriculture was accomplished in the old days. If you enjoy museums and agriculture, you will love it. It is also a very fine place for meetings and get togethers with lots of room.

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Lubbock, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This museum serves as a living memorial to the thousands of farm families that were pioneers in agriculture. It recognizes the region‘s agricultural heritage and displays a large collection of the machinery that was a part of the technological transformation that took place on the South Plains of Texas farms. The tractors, combines, plows, drills, and thousands of other farm-related... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Bayer Museum of Agriculture

Address: Address: P.O. Box 505, 1121 Canyon Lake Drive, Lubbock, TX 79403 (Formerly American Museum of Agriculture)
Phone Number: +1 806-239-5796
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 5

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