Museum Of The Southwest

1705 West Missouri Avenue
Midland, TX 79701



The Museum of the Southwest inspires discovery, interaction and exploration of art, science, culture and history, enriching the lives of people of all ages.  We believe in the power of these disciplines to ignite the imagination, stimulate thought and provide enjoyment through our collections, exhibitions, programs and events.

Founded in 1965, opened in 1966 and in the historic Turner Mansion since 1968, the Museum of the Southwest has spent almost fifty years serving the Midland and West Texas communities by producing exhibitions, programs and events about science, art, astronomy, archaeology, history and culture.  Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums since 1992, the Museum of the Southwest is also a member of the Mountain-Plains Museums Association, the Texas Association of Museums, the West Texas Triangle, the Arts Council of Midland and the Midland Chamber of Commerce.

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