Museums BUFFALO GAP
Buffalo Gap Historic Village, 133 N. William Street, Buffalo Gap, Texas 79508 325572-3365, www.buffalogap.com
Conrad Hilton Museum, 309 Conrad Hilton Ave, 254-442-2537, weekdays 9 a.m. -12 & Sun 1 - 5 p.m., historical items from establishment of Cisco and Eastland County, pictorial presentation of Conrad Hilton’s life, video exhibit, Cisco “world’s largest swimming pool” pictorial Lela Latch Lloyd Museum, 116 W. 7th St., Fri-Sat 1 - 5 p.m., historic City Hall Building built in 1915, area artifacts ranging from treasure hunting to a replica of Dr. Graham’s Office, restored vaudeville theatre located upstairs
Coleman Museum and Art Gallery at Heritage Hall, 400 West College Avenue, Coleman County artifacts and antiquities. Open Saturday 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. Call for appointment Sunday - Friday - 325-214-3355 or 817-658-7866 Bridget Dunlap Arrowhead collection - Thousands collected from West Texas and the Southwest Early Native American artifacts, militaria, vintage photography and medical equipment. Heritage Hall is available to rent for meetings and get togethers.
Heart of West Texas Museum, 340 E. 3rd, 325-728-8285, open Tues-Fri 12 - 5 p.m. or by appointment, artifacts from Mitchell County area featuring full sized replica of Bison Antiquus, Lake Champion Mammoth Exhibit, Chief Lone Wolf Exhibit, rotating historical exhibits, and an impressive collection of historical guns. Recognized by the Texas Museum Association as doing the most for the advancement of a museum for any small town and by the Texas Historical Commission as The Outstanding Museum for a small town Heritage House, 425 Chestnut, 325-728-8285, tours available through the Heart of West Texas Museum; take a step back to 1882 on a tour of the Heritage House. The first brick home in Colorado City, this historic home was built from the mud of the Colorado River and has been restored to its original grandeur with period furnishings. Colorado City Opera House, 337 Walnut, 325-728-5331, Established in 1899, one of the 25 oldest operational live music and entertainment venues in the state of Texas and the second oldest in West Texas; recently restored; hosts regular performances ranging from country, jazz and classical piano to dramatic plays; official home of the C-City Opry and the West Texas Steel Guitar Association
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