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Museum of the Southwest, Midland

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The Museum of the Southwest is a multidisciplinary institution founded in 1965. The Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and has spent almost 50 years serving the Midland and West Texas communities by producing exhibitions, programs and events about art, archaeology, history and science.

The Museum of the Southwest is comprised of the Turner Memorial Art Gallery, Durham Children’s Museum, Blakemore Planetarium and a public sculpture collection.

The Museum of the Southwest inspires discovery, interaction and exploration of art, science, culture and history, enriching the lives of people of all ages. All-campus admission of $5 for adults, $3 for children gains entrance to Turner Memorial Art Gallery, Durham Children's Museum and Blakemore Planetarium.
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  • Sundays are free at the Planetarium, Children's Museum and Museum of the Southwest thanks to one of the local energy companies. They are all right there together and are open from 2-5 pm. It is a smal...  more »
  • Visited this museum during the holiday season. It is based on a private home in "old Midland". The displays are beautifully arranged with traveling exhibits throughout the year but is especially nice ...  more »
  • This museum is so close to the Bush Childhood home, it was a shame not to go. For a very small fee you can tour the Turner family home, (except for the upstairs rooms) which is on the National Registe...  more »
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  • We really appreciate that they host so many different activities out here. The farmers market is always fun to go walk through and support. Having the concerts in the park here in the summer is also great. It's so good to see the local arts being supported.
  • This is one of the few places to take younger children to in or around the Midland/Odessa area. It is fairly inexpensive but I wish there was a little more to do here with more interavtice things. Many of the features didnt work and most of the place is outdated.
  • A very nice museum. I also enjoyed going to the Planetarium. Take Note: All Sundays Free admission to Museum, Planetarium & it's done shows.
  • Love when they had the farmers market here that has all the fresh produce they have people that bake gluten-free
  • The kids loved it and its my first experience going to an art gallery and I was impressed

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