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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Toy and Action Figure Museum devoted to the art and sculpting of action figures, colorful exhibits give a nostalgic experience of childhood memories
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
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.
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.
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.
The Society was organized in 1973 with the purpose of preserving historical artifacts of the town
Northeast Texas Children's Museum a special museum just for kids! providing opportunities for a playful and creative learning experience, hands on exhibits
Sherman Museum is devoted to collecting, preserving and interpreting objects of historical significance to Grayson County and the Greater North Texas Region.
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.
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
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.
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
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
A special place for Chickasaws to celebrate, embrace and share the culture and heritage that binds us together as a people.
Offering a more intimate glimpse into the life of Speaker Sam Rayburn is the Sam Rayburn House Museum.
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.
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.