Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Midland

Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

This museum is worth a stop even if you're not utterly fascinated with the oil business, for it's as much a history and geology museum as a shrine to the prominent local industry (it has a hall of fame and an ironic…
Historic Site in Midland

George W Bush Childhood Home

George and Barbara Bush moved to west Texas from patrician New England in 1948. A growing family, the Bushes lived in this house from 1952 to 1956, when their son George W was aged five to nine.
Museum in Midland

Museum of the Southwest

Housed in the 1937 Turner Mansion, itself a work of art, this museum has an art gallery, planetarium and a children's museum. Larger-than-life sculptures from the permanent collection dot the tree-shaded grounds, wh…
Museum in Midland

Midland Army Air Field Museum

What had been the home of the Commemorative Air Force, the largest collection of flying historic military aircraft in the US, has been renamed. The famous collection of aircraft has decamped to Dallas for the eventu…