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Address: 1705 W. Missouri Ave, Midland, TX 79701
Phone Number: 915 683 2882
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Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Sculptures

We visited the museum to see the dinosaurs exhibition. It was only $5 admission charge so it was fitting for what you got to see. The best part of the museum are the wonderful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Pueblo, Colorado
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106 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

When here on a trip to visit my niece and her family, it's not real big and small children will enjoy; her family liked it, as her four children were all under 10 years of age.

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Midland, Texas
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Its a really cool old mansion turned into a museum but not a whole lot to see. I personally like the Sante Fe Indian art. You can tour it 30 minutes or less regularly but the best time is during the lawn concerts or the arts and crafts shows outside-really some outstanding vendors to see then! There is food, face... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We visited the museum to see the dinosaurs exhibition. It was only $5 admission charge so it was fitting for what you got to see. The best part of the museum are the wonderful sculptures on display on the grounds. They photographed beautiful!

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153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Museum is so-so in my oppion. The real fun of this place is during the outside festivals and the Summer Lawn Concerts. The Lawn Concerts are free admission and you can bring your own chairs or blankets to hear the concerts. Bring your picnic dinners and wine, mybe you dog on a leash. Kids welcome as well. Fun!!!!

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Fort Stockton, Texas
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74 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

We arrived early on a Saturday morning for the farmers market at the museum. We loved the farmers market. It's small but lots of good stuff. We decided to see the museum while we were there. GREAT idea. It's small, some areas are currently being renovated, but we greatly enjoyed it. The children's museum has several themed rooms like a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Lots of people do not know about this place. It's tucked in around old Midland, with trees and beautiful landscaping, it is a must stop. Let your children explore in the little town they have. Always have beautiful art on display.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The room where the murders took place is not open to the public. I don't know if this place is haunted. Art comes mostly from New Mexico. I did not see a lot from TX. Small place 5.00 to get in and you can spend about an hour to 2 hours there. Sunday evenings in the summer there is live... More 

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Burtonsville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

A little art museum hidden away in suburban Midland, housed in what used to be the infamous Turner mansion. There's about 4 big rooms of paintings and sculptures and that's it. You could breeze through the entire collection in 30 - 45 mins., tops. If you have little ones with you, be sure to check out the Childrens' Museum and... More 

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Lubbock, TX
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150 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We saw a dome movie at the planetarium about the return to the moon, and it was amazing. The kids had fun at the art museum, and the printmaking exhibit at the art museum was worth the visit. Great way to spend a Saturday in Midland.

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

It is a great museum for a town the size of Midland. It has a steady rotation of exhibits, most of which are really good. The facility hosts private showings that are well done and fun. It is a kids place as well as adults. Cost is cheap and you will enjoy an hour or so seeing things from someone... More 

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