in Waco, TX
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Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
100 Texas Ranger Trail
Waco, TX 76706 Directions
The Texas Rangers are legendary for their commitment to justice in Texas as well as their unwavering bravery and heroism. That is duly celebrated at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum. This attraction recognizes and memorializes the lives of 30 Texas Rangers who gave their lives in the line of duty and served proudly. Inductees are selected by a distinguished pane of retired Rangers. History and heroism is proudly on display at this museum that offers a look at a unique slice of Texas history.
Dr. Pepper Museum
300 S 5th St
Waco, TX 76701 Directions
It's a little known fact, but the popular soft drink Dr. Pepper was born in Waco. That unique taste took the soda world by storm and carved a niche for the brand that led to its worldwide success. The Dr. Pepper Museum is an attraction that traces the genesis of this concoction, how it came to be, how it was marketed and the eventual memorabilia and lore that followed in its wake. See the world's most extensive collection of vintage ads, bottles, items, and interactive exhibits that tell the story of how everyone became a Pepper!
Art Center Of Waco
712 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701 Directions
The Art Center Waco overlooks the Brazos River and is housed in a classic-styled Mediterranean residence. Inside, there is a stunning collection of sculpture, pottery, paintings and woodcarvings. The work is mainly the product of young, up-and-coming talent and new exhibits are added on a regular basis. The center also offers art classes for both children and adults. Also, there is a sculpture garden outside that features 35 works that not only prove to be an alluring invitation to visitors, they also create a compelling scene that you'll find hard to forget. This is the perfect attraction for any art lover.
Earle Harrison House and Pape Gardens
1901 N 5th St
Waco, TX 76708 Directions
A piece of America's Civil War history is still very much alive at the Earle Harrison House and Pape Gardens. Here, visitors can visit the only restored antebellum house in Waco that was built by Dr. and Mrs. Baylis Wood Earle, whose brother was a Confederate general. The home has been meticulously recreated and includes fascinating and rare Victorian furniture and artifacts. And once you've taken in the house's inner beauty, enjoy a leisurely walk through the home's adjacent Pape Gardens.
Mayborn Museum at Baylor University
1300 University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76798 Directions
The Mayborn Museum at Baylor University clearly believes in interaction. Their interactive exhibits are doubtlessly the starting points for many young imaginations to learn about cultures that have made significant contributions to the world's history. One example is the Lost Egypt Ancient Secrets Modern Science exhibit that allows kids to step back in time and live like an Egyptian. It's exhibits like this as well as a highly knowledgeable staff and state-of-the-art facility that make the Mayborn Museum a consistent and compelling learning experience for the whole family.
Red Men Museum and Library
4521 Speight Ave
Waco, TX 76711 Directions
The role Texas has played in American history is dramatically presented at the Red Men Museum and Library. This is where the national office is located, and the library is inside the same facility. Artifacts from various points in American history are gathered here, like Aaron Burr's writing desk, a ring that used to belong to Rudolph Valentino, and a bugle that was used on the field at Gettysburg. Reference materials, archival documents and other items are all housed here, and this museum presents history from an unmistakable Native American perspective.