June 06, 2018

25 Texas Museums Every San Antonian Should Visit at Least Once

The museums in Texas are some of the best in the country and it would be a shame for anyone to miss out on them. If you're looking for some educational summer fun, here are 25 art-filled museums perfect for roadtripping.
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Blaffer Art Museum
4173 Elgin St., Houston, blafferartmuseum.org
Located in the Arts District of the University of Houston campus, the Blaffer Art Museum exhibits student work next to national and international art.
Photo via Instagram / johnreadsart
Blaffer Art Museum
4173 Elgin St., Houston, blafferartmuseum.org
Located in the Arts District of the University of Houston campus, the Blaffer Art Museum exhibits student work next to national and international art.
Photo via Instagram / johnreadsart
The Contemporary Austin
Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave., and Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St., Austin, thecontemporaryaustin.com
Consisting of an art school and two locations, Contemporary Austin provides exhibits, collections and educational opportunities focused on contemporary art to the area.
Photo via Instagram / annyach
The Contemporary Austin
Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave., and Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St., Austin, thecontemporaryaustin.com
Consisting of an art school and two locations, Contemporary Austin provides exhibits, collections and educational opportunities focused on contemporary art to the area.
Photo via Instagram / annyach
Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts
511 Avenue K., Lubbock, lhuca.org
This non-profit allows guests to peruse artwork or enjoy dance, meditation and clay sculpting classes within its theater and event spaces.
Photo via Instagram / takjamesss
Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts
511 Avenue K., Lubbock, lhuca.org
This non-profit allows guests to peruse artwork or enjoy dance, meditation and clay sculpting classes within its theater and event spaces.
Photo via Instagram / takjamesss
Museum of Western Art
1550 Bandera Hwy., Kerrville, museumofwesternart.com
The Museum of Western Art highlights the American West through artifacts and work by regional artists. The building itself is an architectural work of art comprised of heavy timbers and limestone work, causing the museum to resemble forts of the past.
Photo via Instagram / yatesdigital
Museum of Western Art
1550 Bandera Hwy., Kerrville, museumofwesternart.com
The Museum of Western Art highlights the American West through artifacts and work by regional artists. The building itself is an architectural work of art comprised of heavy timbers and limestone work, causing the museum to resemble forts of the past.
Photo via Instagram / yatesdigital
Blanton Museum of Art
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Austin, blantonmuseum.org
The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art is one of the largest museums in the U.S. boasting a large collection of Latin American, European and American Contemporary art. 
Photo via Instagram / lucaseilersdesign
Blanton Museum of Art
200 E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Austin, blantonmuseum.org
The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art is one of the largest museums in the U.S. boasting a large collection of Latin American, European and American Contemporary art.
Photo via Instagram / lucaseilersdesign
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 N. Field St., Dallas, perotmuseum.org
Consisting of two campuses, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science brings the best of science to Texas. Through interactive exhibits, such as an anatomical display titled “Being Human”, the museum provides educational experiences for all ages.
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Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 N. Field St., Dallas, perotmuseum.org
Consisting of two campuses, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science brings the best of science to Texas. Through interactive exhibits, such as an anatomical display titled “Being Human”, the museum provides educational experiences for all ages.
Photo via Instagram / leavitt2mephotagraphy
The Old Jail Art Center
201 S. 2nd St. Albany, theojac.org
European, Asian and Pre-Columbian art can be found within Shackelford County’s first permanent jail building. The work of young, rising artists is also displayed within the museum.
Photo via Instagram / mklberg
The Old Jail Art Center
201 S. 2nd St. Albany, theojac.org
European, Asian and Pre-Columbian art can be found within Shackelford County’s first permanent jail building. The work of young, rising artists is also displayed within the museum. Photo via Instagram / mklberg
The Art Museum of South Texas
1902 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, artmuseumofsouthtexas.org
The Art Museum of South Texas showcases permanent collections and special exhibits focused on art from South Texas and Mexico. The museum also offers a variety of educational programs for children and school groups.
Photo via Instagram / artmuseumofsouthtexas
The Art Museum of South Texas
1902 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, artmuseumofsouthtexas.org
The Art Museum of South Texas showcases permanent collections and special exhibits focused on art from South Texas and Mexico. The museum also offers a variety of educational programs for children and school groups.
Photo via Instagram / artmuseumofsouthtexas
Beeville Art Museum
401 E Fannin St., Beeville, bamtexas.org
Despite its size, Beeville Art Museum is bursting with Texas-specific work created with the Lone Star State in mind.
Photo via Instagram / beevilleartmuseum
Beeville Art Museum
401 E Fannin St., Beeville, bamtexas.org
Despite its size, Beeville Art Museum is bursting with Texas-specific work created with the Lone Star State in mind.
Photo via Instagram / beevilleartmuseum
Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 Congress Ave., Austin, thestoryoftexas.com/
Bullock Texas State History Museum delivers a Texas twist on the museum formula with exhibits celebrating the t
Photo via Instagram / craigsimpson225
Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 Congress Ave., Austin, thestoryoftexas.com/
Bullock Texas State History Museum delivers a Texas twist on the museum formula with exhibits celebrating the t
Photo via Instagram / craigsimpson225