The second-largest state after Alaska, everything is bigger and grander in Texas. You’ll be surprised to see how can such a big place be called a state when it is actually worth being called a country. With beauty and so many wonderful elements that make this state a popular tourist destination, Texas also has a glorious and exciting history behind its independence and presidential system. There are a variety of Texas museums that will raise a historian in you and will make you dig deeper and deeper until the curiosity is fed.
9 Best Texas Museums
So, if you like to know everything about a destination you are visiting too and at the same time have fun with your family and friends, you can visit these 9 museums. Take a look below:
1. The Alamo
The Alamo museum depicts a very important part of the history of Texas and is the pride of the state. It is known that the land of The Alamo was a battleground during the war of Texans and Mexicans. Even after losing subsequent battles, the Texan army did not give up which later lead to the independence of Texas. If you love history and want to know more about the history of the destination you are visiting, The Alamo is one of the best Texas museums you can visit.
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Timings: 9 AM- 5 PM
2. Candytopia Museum
Okay, so who doesn’t like candies? Exactly, no one says no to candies. Age is just a number when it comes to love and love for candies. Candytopia, the name itself makes you wish you were there riding unicorns amidst the candy floss clouds and blueberry sky with chocolate rivers flowing across jellybean waterfalls. Yes, that’s Candytopia, a museum with 14 well-crafted rooms each depicting a different tasteful dream. There are also some of the most unique sweets and candies available for you to give your taste buds the bite of life.
Location: 8021 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, Texas
Timings: 10 AM- 8:30 PM
3. Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth
Built very recently in Fort Worth, Texas, Modern Art Museum has a beautiful building and will change your ideology towards museums. Even if you don’t like museums, you’ll want to visit this one, that’s how attractive the building is. This museum was basically built to present the international development of Texas post World War-II.
Location: Darnell Street, Texas
Timings: 10 AM- 5 PM
4. George Bush Presidential Library And Museum
Dedicated to US 13th President, George W Bush, in this museum you’ll find all his administrative as well as personal history. It is one of the most visited museums in Dallas Tx and the work showcased will make you dig deeper and deeper into the history of an interesting president. After visiting and exploring the museum you can enjoy some yummy food at cafe 43 located very close to the museum. You can even buy souvenirs from the retail outlets present near the museum.
Location: SMU Boulevard, Texas
Timings: 9:30 AM- 5 PM
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5. National Museum Of Pacific War
Dedicated to the militants and soldiers of the Pacific War, the National Museum Of Pacific War was built in 1968. It is known to be one of the most premier military Texas museums and has been developing ever since inaugurated. George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is an extended version of this museum and this museum now covers 6 acres of land.
Location: 340 E Main St, Fredericksburg, Texas
Timings: 9 AM- 5 PM
6. Museum Of Fine Arts
One of the largest museums in the United States Of America, Museum Of Fine Arts is one of the most visited museums in Houston Tx. It showcases approximately 65,000-70,000 artwork and is also the oldest Texas museum. There are plenty of exhibitions which are organized on a monthly and yearly basis and keeps on changing to break the monotony. This is the prime reason why this museum can be visited more than once.
Location: 1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, Texas
Timings: 10 AM- 7 PM
7. Children’s Museum Dallas
The concept of “children hate museums” will surely be refurbished once you visit one of the most interesting and fun Texas Museums. Children’s Museum Dallas will give your child an experience he/she will never forget. With personalized games for kids like Farmer’s Market where your kids get a chance to be a vendor, delivery man or a shopper and apply his intelligence. The museum has special activities like Scavenger Games. It also has a separate corridor with natural flora and fauna for young biologists to discover. A fun-filled escape for your kids to have fun in a museum.
Location: 2201 N Field St, Dallas, Texas
Timings: 9 AM- 5 PM
8. Camibaart Gallery
One of the most happening museums in Austin, Texas, Cambiaart is usually written as CAMBIAart. Representing and showcasing the works of some of the lesser-known artists of Texas along with the better-known ones, Camibaart is the museum that provides details to the art and concept behind the artworks. This art gallery remains shut except on Fridays and Saturdays. You have to book an appointment on other days if you want to visit this museum.
Location: E Hwy 290 Suite A102, Austin, Texas
Timings: 10 AM- 6 PM ( Open only on Friday and Saturday)
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9. Dinosaur Museum
Perot Museum of Nature and Science usually called dinosaur museum Texas has very interesting artworks and ancient remains of nature and science. This a museum which has recently added a dino invasion to its premises where people can witness some rare dinosaur fossils and remains and some other exciting discoveries through movies and other digital means.
Location: 2201 N Field St, Dallas,
Timings: 9 AM-5 PM
So, if you are looking for a unique destination that has everything from beauty to ever engaging museums with some unique artworks and painting, Texas should be on top of your to-visit places. Pack your bags and take the historian in you to US where it belongs. Bon Voyage!
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