Featured Science Museums/Exhibits

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Students and scouts will have the opportunity to learn about both science and history in the interdisciplinary environment of Fort Worth's Museum of Science and History. 1600 Gendy St., Fort Worth, TX 76107. Tarrant County. Tel: 817-255-9300. Fee.... More Info

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American Wind Power Center and Museum

1701 Canyon Lake Dr., Lubbock, TX 79403. 806-747-8734. Learn about different windmills and the technological advances made in history. Fee.

Brazosport Museum of Natural Science

400 College Drive, Clute, TX 77531. 979-265-7831. A museum with a collection of shells from around the world, and dinosaur and fossil exhibits. Free.

Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum & Country Store

1600 West Southwest Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75701. 903-534-2169. A museum with 450 animal species from Africa and North America. Free.

Burton Cotton Gin & Museum

307 North Main Street, Burton, TX 77835. 979-289-3378. A museum focused on the creation of the cotton gin built in 1914 and the process of growing cotton. Fee.

Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

1900 N. Chaparral Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401. 361-826-4667. A history and science museum with a focus on the South Texas heritage with exhibits on archaeology, botany, geology, mammalogy, and live animals. Fee.

Crater Museum

Visit the Odessa meteor crater, the second largest meteor crater in the US. Landed around 50,000 yrs ago and was 550 ft in diameter and 100 ft deep. 432-381-0946. West Odessa, West Texas.

Discovery Science Place

Students and scouts will be able to explore different fields of science on a field trip to the Discovery Science Place. 308 North Broadway Avenue, Tyler, TX 75702. Smith County. Tel: 903-533-8011. Fee.

Edison Museum

350 Pine Street, Beaumont, TX 77701. 409-981-3089. Explore the history of Thomas Edison's inventions of the light bulb, phonograph, and motion picture camera. Fee.

Frontiers of Flight Museum

6911 Lemmon Ave., Dallas, TX 75209. 214-350-3600. Explore the museum of aviation with 30 aircraft galleries. Exhibits include Apollo 7, Southwest Airlines, and flight stimulator rides. Fee/Suggested Donation.

Houston Museum of Natural Sciences

5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston Texas 7703. 713-639-4629. Three floors of exhibits with a planetarium, IMAX theater, butterfly room, and science halls. Fee.

Lake Meredith Aquatic and Wildlife Museum

101 N. Roby, Fritch, Texas 79036. 806-857-2458. A museum with dioramas of wildlife habitats, two fish aquariums, and exhibits with arrowhead displays. Free/Suggested Donation.

Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

1500 Interstate 20 West, Midland, TX 79701. 432-683-4403. Explore the history of petroleum and learn about the change in technological advances. Fee.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

The classroom takes on a whole new dimension at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, from the fossil record to the expanding universe, there is so much to explore! 2201 North Field Street, Dallas, TX 75201. Denton County. Tel: 214-428-5555. Fee.

Science Spectrum

2579 S. Loop 289, Suite 250, Lubbock, TX 79423. 806-745-2525. Features 250 hands-on interactive science exhibits and a OMNI Theater with shows. Fee.

Texas Energy Museum

600 Main Street, Beaumont, TX 77701. 409-833-5100. A museum focused on educational programs with the history of petroleum energy. Fee.

Texas Maritime Museum

1202 Navigation Circle, Rockport, TX 78382. 1-866-729-AHOY(2469) A museum focused on the preservation of maritime history with a display of objects. Fee.

The Texas Memorial Museum / The University of Texas Austin

2400 Trinity St., Stop D1500, Austin, TX 78712. 512-471-1604. Located on the campus of The University of Texas, explore exhibits of geology and mineralogy with interactive labs. Free.

Witte Museum

3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209. 210-357-1900. Features a range of historical and scientific exhibits with interactive displays for children. Fee/Suggested Donation.