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Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Canyon

Categories: History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
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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  • You might not imagine a museum in West Texas to house a complete Paleontology Exhibit of artifacts found in the area, but it's here. Then there is the encompassing Petroleum Exhibit which houses inter...  read more »
  • This museum was much larger than we expected. It is the size of a large city museum though it is owned by West Texas A&M. They have a card you may get when you start that you get stamped as you make y...  read more »
  • Spending time nearby Canyon Texas in Palo Duro Canyon it was strongly recommended that we go into town and visit the panhandle historical museum. The museum presents each of its sections appealing to ...  read more »
  • Always fascinating exhibits. Many guns on display including that of Charles Goodnight if you search long and hard.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Very large and interesting focus on pan handle area. Many unique items. Must see in Amarillo.
  • Fantastic place for adults and children! Beautiful, informative, interesting.
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