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Window on the Plains Museum

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Huge Museum in Small Town

Free, huge, sweet. Lots of interesting exhibits. Friendly staff. Art Museum attached, too. Good stop

Reviewed January 16, 2019
Fascinating Collection

The Windows on the Plains Museum in Dumas TX displays local residents' donations. These include a... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Taos, New Mexico
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1820 S Dumas Ave, Dumas, TX 79029-6002
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

Free, huge, sweet. Lots of interesting exhibits. Friendly staff. Art Museum attached, too. Good stop

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SueVit
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Staff is very nice but the museum was lacking. It had a lot of general history items instead of just historical items specific to this town. However it is free so you can’t complain about much.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

The Windows on the Plains Museum in Dumas TX displays local residents' donations. These include a fully equipped early dentist and doctor's office, a replica of a house from the pioneer period, local art work, and a scale model of a local refinery. It's particularly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TaosRLF
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Small town so limited show Next day to art center visit also well worth visit Wonderful stop for travelers

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Salina M
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Grandson enjoyed wandering the outdoor displays on a cold December day. The dog stretched as well, as we had the park to ourselves. Immediately adjacent to the Dumas La Quinta.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank sheeshman_13
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Stayed at the Yaquina next door and was looking for something to do. What a great surprise. Very friendly and great exhibits

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Cecil R
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Dumas was a bit out of our way, but this museum is well worth the trip! Friendly and knowledgeable staff! Tons of thoughtfully-displayed historical items. Hours of FREE entertainment.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank LnA-TravelingFans
Reviewed October 13, 2016

The staff were very helpful and had wonderful stories to tell about their exhibits. I loved the variety of things they had to observe, and it was very enjoyable for my 2 year old nephew. I highly recommend visiting if you haven't already.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Eli_T_1015
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Wow.... this is worth the time to get out of the car to check out.... we enjoyed the entire muesem so many things to look at... great displays... take a trip back in time. The cost is nothing to get in.... but you will be...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 628victork
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

My family enjoyed the museum and all of the exhibits which told the story of the area. The model of the refinery was really interesting to me.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank David C
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