Museums

DISCOVERY PLACE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

Visitors step back in time through giant prehistoric animal murals and explore the wonders of life in the living science lab. Exhibits explore health, sound, motion, electricity, astronomy and other sciences. Children can play in replicas of a 1900 general store and a 1920 kitchen. Located at 215 Pine Street, Discovery Place features a one-of-a-kind interactive 12 foot sound wall. Visitors will also enjoy a performance of the 1,000,000 volt Musical Tesla Coils.
http://www.texarkanamuseums.org

FOUR STATES AUTO MUSEUM

Located at 217 Laurel Street in Texarkana, Arkansas, this museum preserves our automotive heritage. The museum was founded to preserve, collect, exhibit, operate, and interpret a collection of antique automobiles and auto-related historical artifacts, which includes many documents and photographs.
http://www.fourstatesautomuseum.com

LINDSEY RAILROAD MUSEUM

The Lindsey Railroad Museum, located at 202 East Broad Street in Texarkana, Arkansas, contains photographs and art displays covering Texarkana’s 143-year history. The museum houses railroad memorabilia including uniforms, patches, badges, and flags. A theater is also part of the museum which is a great place to watch films about railroads.
http://www.lindsayrailroadmuseumintexarkana.com

MUSEUM OF REGIONAL HISTORY

Texarkana’s first and oldest museum houses a variety of historical collections depicting the history of the region from the time of the Caddo Indians through the founding of Texarkana and beyond. Interactive exhibits explore the musical history of the region and tell the story of native son Scott Joplin, the “Father of Ragtime.” The Museum of Regional History is also the home of the Wilbur Smith Research Library and is located at 219 North State Line Avenue. http://www.texarkanamuseums.org