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National Ranching Heritage Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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this is very well put together museum of west Texas farming with some quality antiques that anyone... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lubbock, Texas
Wow. What a great hands on and visual opportunity to teach my children about history

This Place was an absolutely gem. Even though we came an hour before the outdoor are closed, John... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gunduzhan A
Dallas, Texas
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Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Although the museum closes at 5 p.m., the 19-acre historical park closes at 4 p.m. It takes 45 to 90 minutes to see the ranch structures and walk the 1.5 mile pathway. Visitors should...more
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3121 4th St, Lubbock, TX 79409-4103
+1 806-742-0498
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Reviewed yesterday

What an awesome place to get that old West Experience. You get to walk around and see the basic mud huts to the fancy prairie houses. You also get to experience a steam locomotive. It is definitely worth the trip

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KCraig2209
Reviewed 2 days ago

this is very well put together museum of west Texas farming with some quality antiques that anyone would enjoy

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank eaterofallthingsgood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Place was an absolutely gem. Even though we came an hour before the outdoor are closed, John gave an excellent and pleasant synopsis of the area and what to expect. The amazing preservation of history what the best opportunity to talk to my kids...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gunduzhan A
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Great visit, be sure to take the trolly tour of the grounds with early settler homes, the docent gives a great talk about the exhibits.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Road824196
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We went on a field trip and they have a really neat scavenger hunt. Really friendly people and nice upkeep.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Amandasarah86
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This museum is dedicated to ranching. It primarily offers a number of example of ranch houses. It is interesting but not something I would go a long way out of my way to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 04DTS
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This institution is located on/near the campus of Texas Tech University. It is a beautiful facility surrounded by art and historical replicas of/from the old west. It really is a fine homage to ranchers, West Texas and the American frontier.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TeddyDean
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A fantastic history of Ranching you should not miss. Real buildings from the past, that have been moved from their original ranch to the NRHC. The are fantastic to see anytime of the year, but if you can see them during the 2nd weekend in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Kim S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Took my daughters senior pictures here. Lots of great backgrounds for the photographer to work with. Staff was not as friendly about taking pictures.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank sth0mas0n
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

A must for our family Christmas We love the whole experience even if the lines are long You are carried back in time to a century ago and how Christmas was celebrated Love it

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mindy W
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19 May 2017|
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Response from wolfcreek850 | Reviewed this property |
There is a paved path but there is quite a bit of walking outside. You can probably push your Dad in the wheelchair but I'm not sure how far your mom can walk.
26 August 2016|
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Response from Daniel S | Reviewed this property |
It's just a show up and wander through kind of place. I'm sure if you wanted a guided tour for a group or special event they could arrange it.
Carri A
15 May 2016|
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Response from Sue J | Property representative |
Only service dogs are permitted.