College Station's Best Destinations For Art & Culture
When people think of the College Station area, they first tend to think of Texas A&M University. Aside from a vibrant student scene, College Station also boasts various destinations that are rich in culture and inspired with artwork.
Here are a few to add to your College Station bucket list.
George Bush Presidential Library
The George Bush Presidential Library is located at 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX 77845. It features a slew of historical documents and numerous items on permanent display. The library honoring the 41st president of the United States of America is open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays.
Museum of the American GI
With Texas A&M boasting one of the top military schools in America it makes sense College Station would be home to the Museum of the American GI. Open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays, the museum features a collection of restored vehicles. This is your opportunity to see a Sherman tank from the Battle of the Bulge, a half-track from Iwo Jima, and a Vietnam War riverboat all in the same place. The museum is located at 19124 Highway 6 South, College Station, Texas 77845.
Benjamin Knox Gallery
The Benjamin Knox Gallery hosts the works of the celebrated member of the Texas Aggie Class of 1990. It is an opportunity for visitors to view Knox's artistry and for collectors to acquire some original work. The gallery is located at 405 University Dr. East, College Station, TX 77840. The gallery is open noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and is closed on Sundays.
The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
Located just a short drive from College Station, the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History features more than 3,500 square feet of exhibition areas. The museum boasts a collection of around 22,500 artifacts. It hosts about 50,000 adults and children each year. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, the museum is located at 3232 Briarcrest Drive in Bryan, Texas.
Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley
Beginning with the dream of A&M professor Dr. Dale Whittaker, his wife Mary and a group of volunteers in 1995, the Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley opened its doors at 202 South Bryan St. on April 18, 1998. The museum has expanded and moved to 4001 East 29th St. Ste. 80 Bryan, TX 77802, to meet a growing need. New exhibits are added all the time.
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