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Panhandle Plains
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Panhandle Plains region has mostly flat, grassy land or plains. Major cities in this region are Abilene, Amarillo, Lubbock, San Angelo and Wichita Falls.

Amarillo Botanical Gardens

At the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, native flora are showcased over 4 acres of seasonal gardens, with an indoor tropical conservatory and a butterfly garden.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Family TEXAS
Amarillo
Panhandle Plains Region
TEL - 806-352-6513
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Abilene Zoo

Discover the wonderful world of wildlife at the Abilene Zoo–home to more than 1,000 animals representing over 250 species from around the globe. Park setting hosting 600 animals, a safari train, giraffe feeding, classes, concessions & more.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Abilene
Panhandle Plains Region
VIRTUAL
TEL - 325-676-6487

Amarillo Museum of Art (AMoA)

AMoA enriches the lives of the diverse people of the Texas Panhandle area. Programs incorporate interactive, inquiry-based explorations of art. Visit AMoA@Home for virtual activities.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool TEXAS
Amarillo
Panhandle Plains Region
VIRTUAL
TEL - 806-371-5050

Amarillo Zoo

Amarillo Zoo has 60 species of animals including amphibians, invertebrates, reptiles, and mammals. Guided activities can be a great way for groups to learn more about the amazing world of animals.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Amarillo
Panhandle Plains Region
TEL - 806-381-7911

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum

The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum celebrates and preserves the history of the American Quarter Horse and Western heritage.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Amarillo
Panhandle Plains Region
TEL - 806-376-5181

Cadillac Ranch

Experience contemporary art at Cadillac Ranch. The Ranch is a public art installation and sculpture that consists of ten Cadillacs buried nose-first in the ground.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Amarillo
Panhandle Plains Region
TEL - 833-330-2650

Center For Contemporary Arts

The Center for Contemporary Arts promotes and educates the public about contemporary art has five galleries, one devoted to photography, present more than 20 different exhibits of regional art and international photography.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Abilene
Panhandle Plains Region
TEL - 325-677-8389

Don Harrington Discovery Center

At the Don Harrington Discovery Center explore over 8,000 square feet of hands-on, fun and interactive science learning opportunities.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Amarillo
Panhandle Plains Region
TEL - 806-355-9547

Fort Concho National Historic Landmark

Fort Concho National Historic Landmark & Fort Concho Museum seeks to preserve the fort period structures, interprets the fort period history, its presence and its effects.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Panhandle Plains Region
San Angelo
TEL - 325-657-4444
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