Museum of Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Museum in Lubbock Texas

Just 1.5 miles from Woodrow House Bed & Breakfast is the Museum of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.  This museum is a real gem with 2 wings of exhibits as well as centrally located galleries.

 

The Diamond M Gallery Wing houses art works by major American illustrators and artists such as N.C., Ann and Andrew Wyeth; Frederic Remington, Charles Russell and many more.  N. C. Wyeth illustrated such classics as Kidnapped, Treasure Island and Robinson Crusoe.  His children Ann and Andrew are famed artists in their own right as is his grandson Jamie Wyeth.  The Permanent Galleries Wing has exhibits about West Texas and other areas aound the world related by natural history, heritage and climate. Gallery 5 displays a full size Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops horridus skeletal replicas.  Galleries 1 through 4 are dedicated to changing exhibitions.

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