Art & Culture
Curious is an exciting, hands-on exhibit designed for anyone who has ever been curious. The exhibit promotes creative and innovative thinking skills, and engage preschoolers through adults in a fun, engaging, an ultimately, educational format. Curious is based on the world-famous Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA. Open Saturdays from 10am-3pm,
201 W. Oak St., Palestine, Texas
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HOWARD HOUSE MUSEUM
Built in 1851, the Howard House belonged to Colonel George Howard and his wife. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for being one of the finest examples of Greek revival architecture remaining in Texas. This museum contains period furnishings and exhibits. Open for tours and special events by appointment. 1011 N. Perry St. 903-723-0268.
MUSEUM FOR EAST TEXAS CULTURE
Rooms in this 1915 schoolhouse display artifacts and special interest exhibits. Exhibits include an authentic vintage classroom, a log cabin, a railroad memorabilia room and much more. It is a recorded Texas Historic landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Located in Reagan Park, 400 Micheaux Ave. 903-723-1914
PALESTINE MAIN STREET ART TRACKS
The Palestine Art Tracks Sculpture Exhibit is a juried outdoor sculpture exhibit. Each piece is on loan for one year and rotated every October. The thirteen pieces, designed by artists from all over the state, are placed in prominent locations throughout the Main Street District.
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TEXAS STATE RAILROAD SOCIETY MUSUEM
History steams into downtown with the Texas State Railroad Society. Marvel at model train displays, history, artifacts and train memorabilia.
Located in the Carnegie Library at 502 N. Queen Street
The Texas Theatre, home of Palestine Community Theatre, is the crown jewel of downtown Palestine and the finest venue for live entertainment in East Texas. This historic structure, located at 213 W. Crawford St., is a prime example of Spanish Colonial architecture and was designed as an atmospheric movie palace when it opened in 1930.
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