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Helium Monument

1200 Streit Dr, Amarillo, TX 79106-1759
+1 806-355-9547
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First visit in a long time

This used to be located right off of I 40 and I would pass it every day. Then they moved it to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gsimpson7
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Amarillo, Texas
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Interesting To See

This was an interesting point of interest. The legs (columns) of the structure were filles with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
csarchibald
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San Marcos, California
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1200 Streit Dr, Amarillo, TX 79106-1759
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This used to be located right off of I 40 and I would pass it every day. Then they moved it to the Remote location it is at now and I haven't visited in years. I had forgotten how big this thing is and that...More

Thank gsimpson7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an interesting point of interest. The legs (columns) of the structure were filles with books and historic items to let people of the future see what it was like to live in 1968. It is basically a huge multi compartment Time Capsule.

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love physics. I am a researcher and investigator on Helium use as a medical gas. I was passing through Amarillo, this is was a must stop for me. The time capsule is nice. Kids will stop by to read the story after they leave...More

Thank TOURtheWORLDMexPal
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The first time I saw this monument it was located right off I-40 and it had a small museum with it. Now it has been moved and while not really hard to get to, it is out of the way. Other than reading about it,...More

1  Thank alphawolfie
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I think this monument is neat to see. Granted, you're not going to stick around long, and there's not much to it, but it's a free and interesting attraction with a cool history about the area. Read up on it first. If you're not impressed,...More

Thank femaleboxer
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A nice stop at Amarillo, no entrance fee. In front of Harrington science center. The monumet has moved here from original place.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I did not realize Amarillo was the helium capital before I went there It was good to do something free and alot of parking

Thank dougf74
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This monument is not at the spot where helium was discovered. The monument is outside the Discovery Center. Not the same....

Thank TheGoBird
Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you like quirky art combined with science, then this exhibit is for you. It's located on the grounds of the Harrington Discovery Center and should definitely be visited during your visit to the museum.

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I didn't know that Amarillo was the helium capital of the world. Fun trivia and interesting monument. Worth stopping by to see and snap a few photos.

Thank Teneke W
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Lynda W
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outside monument with no set hours
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