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