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Bayer Museum of Agriculture

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Address: 1121 Canyon Lake Drive, NE Corner of East Broadway and Canyon Lake Drive in Mackenzie Park, Lubbock, TX 79403 (Formerly American Museum of Agriculture)
Phone Number: 18067443786
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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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History of cotton

I was waiting for a museum to tell the story of cotton from see to harvest and it finally happened. They are always adding new exhibits. Thank you Bayer for helping make it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Lubbock, Texas
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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was waiting for a museum to tell the story of cotton from see to harvest and it finally happened. They are always adding new exhibits. Thank you Bayer for helping make it happen.

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I went with a group to the Bayer Museum of Agriculture. There were a lot of old machines used in the early days of farming displayed there and there was information on exactly what they were used for. In the main hall, they have a number of hands on exhibits to gain information of different crops that are planted around... More 

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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Lots of great ag information. Hands on exhibits as well as educational. Really great old tractors and implements

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I think the museum has existed for a couple of decades, but the new building and location I think has only been around two or three years. Seems as though they are still adding wonderful exhibits to a really interesting building. You will learn a lot about the details of farming, and especially cotton.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I really enjoy the display here of tractors and there is a lot of cotton info. There is an interactive experience as if you are sitting in a cotton gin.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Always something new every time we go! Staff is excellent and always friendly. Great place to visit of have a meeting.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

If you enjoy looking at antique agricultural equipment or looking at the history of tractors and farm implements this is the place to visit. The place is very clean and there are ladies there to answer any questions you may have. The museum has hands on exhibits to experience operating some of the large farm equipment todays farmers use to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

We took a group of Brazilian cotton growers to visit this museum, that a large collection of old machinery used by former farmers in cotton production. The museum also has a collection of miniature machinery.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This place has really grown since Bayer has put up $$$. Great state of the art exhibits and a welcoming staff to answer any questions. Definitely worth taking visitors to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

What a fantastic attraction to the county and city. If you haven't been here, you need to go. Take your parents , kids, or grandkids. Encourage your schools to take a field-trip. Spacious, educational, historical, tools, tractors, machinery, artifacts, stories to learn and tell and so much more. Takes a few hours to see it all. It has been carefully... More 

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