Texoma Museums

From early settlements and trading post, Texoma has emerged as a major cultural, educational, recreational, industrial, and economic center. Take a peek into the journey of this transformation by visiting area museums, cultural centers, and villages.  Texoma museums contain collections of memorabilia from Jazz to World War II and beyond.  Must visit recommendations are the Railroad Museum, Eisenhower Birthplace, Perrin Field and The Sherman Museum.

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Chickasaw Cultural Center
867 Charles Cooper Memorial Rd, Sulphur, OK 73086
(580) 622-7130

A special place for Chickasaws to celebrate, embrace and share the culture and heritage that binds us together as a people.

Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway, Duncan, OK 73533

Come Experience Life On The Old Chisholm Trail! Named as one of the Top 10 Western Museums in the US by True West Magazine in 2009

Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site
609 S Lamar Ave
Denison
Texas
75020
(903) 465-8908

Located in the heart of Denison, Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site showcases the home where the 34th U.S. President Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower was born in 1890.

Fannin County Museum of History
1 N. Main Street, Bonham, TX 75418
903.583.8042 Group Tours: 903-583-5558

Fannin County Museum of History picks up the story of Fannin County shortly before the Texas Revolution when Dr. Daniel Rowlett introduced the first twelve families as permanent settlers to the area

Fort Inglish
Located 1.5 Miles West of Bonham on Hwy. 56 Bonham, TX
903.583.3943

Bailey Inglish, founder of Bonham, brought the first settlers to claim homesteads on the rich black land of the Red River Valley in the central part of what was to become Fannin County, in March 1837.

Frontier Village
111 RC Vaughn Road, Exit 67 Hwy 75
(903) 463-2487

Frontier Village is a replica of an early village, structures and artifacts historically significant to Grayson County, preserve the rich background of the pioneers who settled here in the nineteenth century. Exhibits include many photos, mule-drawn farm implements and early hand tools

Harber Wildlife Museum
4703 Texoma Parkway, Sherman, TX 75090
903-771-1134

The Harber Wildlife Museum is open for all to view and is home to the Harber family life long pursuit of animals from around the world. Along with many animal species, there is also an extensive collection of African artifacts on display

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069
972.562.5566

Founded in 1967, the Heard consists of a 289 acre wildlife sanctuary and a natural science museum for the primary purpose of educating children about nature

Katy Depot Denison
101 E Main, Denison, TX 75020

Originally called the Union Station, the KATY Depot building is located in Denison's Historic East End District. President Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt stopped here in 1936

Morton Museum
210 S Dixon St, Gainesville, TX 76240
940-668-8900

In 1884 the building in which the Morton Museum is housed was a combination city hall, fire station and jail and contains a partial 187's log cabin. Exhibits cover topics such as the Civil War, baseball, outlaws, World War II and the county's sesquicentennial. A staff person is available, by appointment, to aid individuals in genealogy research.

Munson Viticulture & Encology Center
North Texas Regional Airport
Denison
Texas
75020
903-786-2393

The T.V. Munson Viticulture & Encology Center contains a large classroom, an extensive wine laboratory, and an instructional winery and museum with memorabilia from the man thought to have saved the French wine industry.

Museum of the Red River
812 E Lincoln Rd, Idabel, OK 74745
580.586.3616

Museum of the Red River Idabel Oklahoma celebrates the world’s artistic heritage emphasizing the contributions made to this heritage by native Americans. Home of Oklahoma's Official State Dinosaur

Northeast Texas Children’s Museum
2501 Highway 50
Commerce
texas
75428
(903) 886-6055 or (903) 456-4789

Northeast Texas Children's Museum a special museum just for kids! providing opportunities for a playful and creative learning experience, hands on exhibits

Outlaw Trails Museum
118 W. Lamar Street Sherman, Texas. 75090

Outlaw Trails Museum is an eclectic collection of memorabilia from the past two centuries located in the Touch of Class Antique Mall in downtown Sherman. The museum is divided into sections including local history, commercial, railroad, outlaw, political and Native American

Perrin Air Force Base Museum
4575 Airport Drive, Denison, TX 75020
Red River Railroad Museum
101 East Main St., Suite 145, Denison, TX 75020
903.463.5289

Come see pioneer heritage that has been carefully preserved for you. The Red River Railroad Museum is located inside the restored Historic Katy Depot in downtown Denison, Texas

Sam Rayburn House Museum
Located 1.5 miles west of Bonham, TX on Hwy 56
903.583.5558

Offering a more intimate glimpse into the life of Speaker Sam Rayburn is the Sam Rayburn House Museum.

Sam Rayburn Library and Museum
800 W. Sam Rayburn Drive, Bonham, Texas 75418
(903) 583-2455

The 2 story library contains memorabilia and furnishings from the Washington office of Sam Rayburn. Sam or "Mr Sam" as he is affectionately known was one of the country's most powerful and influential Speakers of the House

Sherman Jazz Museum
201 E. Lamar
Sherman
Texas
75020
903.893.5673

The Sherman Jazz Museum, housed in a 1924 three-story historical landmark building, is ADA exempt and is not wheelchair accessible. The museum’s collection centers around material from the Maynard Ferguson estate, which the Collins family purchased in 2006.

Sherman Museum
301 South Walnut, Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 893-7623

Sherman Museum is devoted to collecting, preserving and interpreting objects of historical significance to Grayson County and the Greater North Texas Region.

Three Valley Museum
401 W Main, Durant, Oklahoma
(580) 920-1907

The Three Valley Museum opened in 1976. The name comes from the book written by Henry McCreary, titled "Queen of Three Valleys," The museum features and early day law office and a doctor's office. Other areas include a child's room, parlor, and general store.

Toy and Action Figure Museum
111 S Chickasaw St. Pauls Valley, OK 73075
(405) 238-6300

Toy and Action Figure Museum devoted to the art and sculpting of action figures, colorful exhibits give a nostalgic experience of childhood memories

Van Alstyne Historical Museum
214 E. Jefferson Street, Van Alstyne, TX
903.482.5426

The Society was organized in 1973 with the purpose of preserving historical artifacts of the town

Whitewright Historical Museum
202 Bond Street, Whitewright, Texas

Housed in an authentic turn of the century home, the museum is accurately filled with period furniture, memorabilia, photos, an old school room and lots of local history.