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National Ranching Heritage Center

3121 4th St, Lubbock, TX 79409-4103
+1 806-742-0498
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I went Solo but it was excellent and also great for the family and lots to learn and fount very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
642richarde
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Whittier, California
Great place to visit

If you love history, this is the place for you. So much to see about the history of ranching in the... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
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“texas history”(19 reviews)
“old west”(11 reviews)
“walking tour”(10 reviews)
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3121 4th St, Lubbock, TX 79409-4103
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+1 806-742-0498
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"texas history"
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"old west"
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"walking tour"
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"early settlers"
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"west texas"
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"outdoor museum"
in 5 reviews
"early texas"
in 5 reviews
"authentic buildings"
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"the barn"
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"barbed wire"
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"great place to learn"
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"step back in time"
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"take your time"
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"early life"
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"amazing collection"
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"special events"
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"great museum"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went Solo but it was excellent and also great for the family and lots to learn and fount very interesting with great photo shoots

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

If you love history, this is the place for you. So much to see about the history of ranching in the Lubbock area . I hadn’t been there since I was a kid and it’s much improved!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Original buildings with history. Volunteers dress the part and pleasant talks. Laid back atmosphere and you can tour the museum too. Best when the buildings are open to the public. My son-in-law works in the forge where you can buy what the guys make from...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

For anyone who enjoys history, this is a must-see. The center has a number of historical buildings from around Texas, including a dugout, bunkhouse, ranch office, Victorian home, one room school house and more. Most of the building interiors are furnished with appropriate antique beds,...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Do you wonder what a past Christmas before electrical lights? It was candle glowing paths, family celebrations together, and carolers. It was a simpler family and friends time. See what they did back then. It helped me appreciate a simpler times and events. A party...More

Thank Heather D
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

the wide range of attractions and displays are great for a glimpse into the west Texas history and lifestyle, great for kids, lots of running room and things to climb on, great space management. Gift shop and good items for memories.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Very interesting to find a site of prehistorical importance here. This place will please both history and botanical persuasions

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

very nce place to visit, lots of different types of old houses and old timey equipment used throughout time. the pathway is lined with educational info at each area and is pretty as well. i took my 4 yr and 1 yr old grandbabies and...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The National Ranching Heritage Center is a fantastic resource for people in Lubbock looking to learn a bit about the area’s history. It’s also fun if you’re interested in homes and home decor, as well as how people lived their daily lives through the ages...More

Thank Susanna S
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

This is a very interesting museum composed of homes that were moved to this site showing the homes through time and the story of the people living there. There are more than 30 buildings. Don’t forget to see the train to the back and all...More

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frenchcafe
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.
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lgaeta
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.
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Carri A
15 May 2016|
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Response from Sue J | Property representative |
Only service dogs are permitted.
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