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Small museum but very enjoyable

My husband and I enjoyed the museum as soon as we walked in the doors. The staff was friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Midland, Texas
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Friendly staff and worthwhile exhibits

The museum is not big in size but big on friendly staff and informative exhibits. Everything you... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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510 Scurry St, Big Spring, TX 79720-2736
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the museum as soon as we walked in the doors. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. My favorite part was a book of old letters written between family members.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tish919long
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

The museum is not big in size but big on friendly staff and informative exhibits. Everything you need to know about Big Spring!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank glendao67
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This is the type of small town museum I always hope to encounter on road trips. They are full of local history and staffed by wonderful locals who really care about their town. My young son and I had a really nice time here. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank berghof2
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

The Indian Artifacts on display on loan frpm a local family were well preserved, a display of western theme oil paintings, and a video and history of local Woman Bull Fighter was the most interesting for me. Cheryl was very helpful with not only history,but...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Norma T
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This museum has award winning videos to enhance its exhibits. The gift shop features Texas authors and artists. The longhorn collection and special room for H.W. Caylor paintings rival many displays in large cities. The museum is located in an historic home which also served...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Susan L
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Very helpful & friendly front desk person let us in for free when we arrived 45 minutes before closing. We were impressed enough that after the tour we paid anyway. ($5) Some really nice fine art in their H.W. Caylor collection, plus the expected area...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Janet B
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Not a large Museum, but a fascinating insight into local history. A very welcome hostess. Our visit was made more interesting by the Christmas Tree exhibition. This year 56 trees each decorated uniquely by a different organisation, school,individual family etc. Well done !

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank stillworkingat68
Reviewed September 4, 2016

They have exhibits for the entire family. Some of the exhibits are changed frequently. There's always something new to see. We go every few months.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Dale F
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Made an appointment to see the Potton House while in town. Wonderful historic home that has been refurbished. Best surprise was the 2nd floor living space renovated for the children. It was outstanding! Such a nice diversion in Big Spring!

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Karen W
Reviewed November 11, 2015

I've visited there about four times. It has wonderful items in it and the novelty shop is the greatest and the hostess was very friendly and kind.

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Cora B
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February 11, 2016|
Response from GoodEatsFan1960 | Reviewed this property |
There is a small fee but I think they will allow you to go in even if you don't have any money for it. Very interesting exhibits and great staff.