So happy we made this stop after going through Palo Dura canyon. Awesome exhibit of Drilling an oil well, and a film about the Plains through the years. Well worth the stop.
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This museum is on the campus of West Texas A&M university. No matter what your interests are they have something for everyone.this is a don’t miss if you’re in the area
We are so glad you enjoy coming to PPHM!
Who knew this amazing museum was in Canyon, TX? It is very well done, complete with full size pioneer town, a whole wing dedicated to automobiles, and a neat exhibit on oil. We didn't bring our kids this time, but we will if we ever...More
My wife and I stopped in for what we expected would be a 20 minute breeze thru. Nope. The museum is much more interesting than we anticipated. We spent 90 minutes and committed to return when we have 3 or 4 hours to spend. I...More
I am so glad to hear you had a wonderful time. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you for visiting. -Stephanie P, Marketing Director
We have been to this museum several times over the last 25 yrs. It is always amazing to see this collection of history. Wonderful displays that help all who see it get a better understanding of what it was like on the high plains many...More
This is a huge museum, with lots of interactive displays. WW1 & WW2, Plains Indians, Oil production, old cars, geology, a mix of all kinds of history. You could spend a whole day in there. One of the best museums we've ever been in. A...More
This museum portrays the history of the Panhandle of Texas. Many interactive displays allow you to experience a way of life long past. From Dinosaurs to the petroleum industry, you'll see how the area came to be what it is today. Charles Goodnight, Native Americans...More