National Ranching Heritage Center, Lubbock

4.8
Historic Site · History Museum
The National Ranching Heritage Center, a museum of ranching history, is located on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. The NRHC features almost fifty authentic ranch buildings dating from the late 18th to the mid-20th century. These structures include a railroad depot, homesteads, barn, blacksmith shop, schoolhouse, windmills and other historic structures. One views the exhibits through a self-guided walking tour. It is free to the public.
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  • I send a couple of hours touring the facilities found the to be very interesting to see how people might have lived in late 19th to early 20th century.  more »
  • You can walk through more than 100 years of Texas history in an afternoon. Houses, school houses, barns, bunkhouses and even a train await you. It's a great place to get some exercise,sun and an...  more »
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  • As a midwesterner, I had no idea what to expect from this center. We were blown a way and spent half a day there exploring everything. They have done an exceptional job of creating a chronological history of the west. The buildings give a realistic feeling of what life was like for early ranchers. Great family venue for all ages.
  • I consider this a must-see. Wear your walking shoes as the tour is a mile and a half.

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