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National Ranching Heritage Center

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Address: 3121 Fourth Street, Lubbock, TX 79409-3200
Phone Number:
+1 806-742-0498
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Although the 44,000-square-foot museum closes daily at 5 p.m., the 19-acre...

Although the 44,000-square-foot museum closes daily at 5 p.m., the 19-acre historic park closes at 4 p.m. It takes 45 to 90 minutes to see the ranch structures and walk the 1.5 mile pathway. Visitors should plan to visit the historic park early enough to complete their tour by 4 p.m.

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Unknown treasure!

This place is so full of local/Texas history. People do not understand how much stuff is there! The grounds and the buildings are so well groomed. Lots of love shown to this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Three Lakes, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very interesting museum with many outstanding artifacts. Well laid out; really enjoyed the "cotton picking" simulated combine.

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texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is so full of local/Texas history. People do not understand how much stuff is there! The grounds and the buildings are so well groomed. Lots of love shown to this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a trip back to the old west and is especially interesting during the Christmas time candlelight. Fun for families or singles.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a must see destination for Lubbock if you're looking for something historical and interesting to do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much history here. We went when the Ranching Heritage Center had their Christmas Open House.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have an interest in the Old West, then this is the place for you! There is an amazing collection of original dugouts, wooden houses from the prairie, a one room school house, a train depot with a train, and even a 2 story home. There is a wealth of memorabilia from the time period including various types of... More 

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LUBBOCK, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your looking for a day out with the kids this is the place to go. I enjoy the history in this place its also nice as an adult to learn about the south plains and what all became form this area.

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Thank Que B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love to visit this and enjoy the history. Beautifully kept up. Was especially fun to go one Christmas season.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love it... wish they had some shaded place to sit and rest along the way. We went there and it got to 100 F... It was too hot. The place is really well maintained.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting place. A lot of history here. You can feel the past surround. Worth a visit! All the artifacts, art and exhibits are extraordinary. The staff is very nice and informative, as well. Whether you go just to go or there for an event or a field trip, you will enjoy every minute.

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