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Museum of the Southwest

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

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Summer Lawn Concerts

The Sunday evening Summer Lawn Concerts are so fun. It has usually cooled off enough and most seating is in the shade. Pack up a picnic, a nice bottle of wine, your lawn chairs... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2016
Midland, Texas
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Midland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

The Sunday evening Summer Lawn Concerts are so fun. It has usually cooled off enough and most seating is in the shade. Pack up a picnic, a nice bottle of wine, your lawn chairs and come enjoy the fun. The FARMERS MARKET is on the museum grounds during the summer, too. Saturday mornings at 8:30. Go early so you don't... More 

Thank katyflower
Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Free on Sundays, free concerts during the summer and scifridays make this place very welcoming always check online for coming events

Thank BigRobUTSA
Pueblo, Colorado
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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.

1 Thank Graybeard47
Midland, Texas
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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 

4 Thank caphill2015
San Antonio, Texas
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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!

2 Thank pnkgirl27
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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!!!!

Thank Gasman33
Fort Stockton, Texas
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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 

2 Thank tandbi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

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.

6 Thank Doublevc68
San Francisco, California
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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 

3 Thank maggiedanurse
Burtonsville, Maryland
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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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