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Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Canyon

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History Museum
Where else can you cover 26,000 square miles in a day on foot? From dinosaurs to conquistadors, you'll find it all in Texas' largest history museum. Relive the stories of courage and hardship, victory and defeat over the past 14,000 years. Step in and step back to the Old West in a life-size Pioneer Town, view one of the Southwest's finest art collections, experience the exciting history of the petroleum industry, and more.
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TripAdvisor
  • Loved this museum! Lots of good info on Charles Goodnight. Really enjoyed the windmill exhibit and also the town replica downstairs.  more »
  • Spent 5 hours on a cold rainy day in Canyon at the PPHM. If you are a Texan and like art and museums you will enjoy this visit. Oil and gas and pioneer exhibits are very well done.  more »
  • We didn't have a lot of time to tour, and having read other reviews we planned ahead of time to hit the exhibits we didn't want to miss. This is a remarkable museum , highly recommend it. Need at leas...  more »
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  • There are lots of interesting things to see here and it is more than worth the admission price. My 4 year old son had a blast here.
  • Always fascinating exhibits. Many guns on display including that of Charles Goodnight if you search long and hard.
  • This place is one of the coolest places I've been to, it has old cars, dinosaur bones, guns, art, and even a Pioneer town! There is a little bit of something for everyone, we loved it! There are 3 floors all together, including the basement. Wear comfortable shoes and expect to be there a few hours to see everything, it wasn't very expensive; $10 for an adult. Definitely worth the trip!
  • Fantastic place for adults and children! Beautiful, informative, interesting.
  • This is a totally AWESOME place! If you like HISTORY, they have tons of it. If you like art, THIS IS WHERE GEORGIA O'KEEF LIVED, for a chunk. If you are interested in the OIL FIELD---This is the place! Wear comfortable shoes, you are going to be HERE A WHILE!!!