Museum of Texas Tech University, History Division
To collect, preserve, document, and interpret the material culture of Lubbock and the South Plains, and its adjacent West Texas regions.

To collect, preserve, document, and interpret the material culture of Lubbock and the South Plains, and its adjacent West Texas regions.

 
 
 
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Featured Collections
  • Watch Master G-11 Spotlight on Collections: A Real-Life Time Machine The Watch Master G-11, Watch-rate Recorder, is truly a time machine. Designed as a large box, full of capacitors and vacuum tubes, it was once considered a tireless master of measuring each and every tick-tock of a mechanical watch.
  • All About Butter Spotlight on Collections: All About Butter These three butter churns represent the very height of home, butter churn technology, for their day.
  • Railroad Date Nails Railroad Date Nails A 75+ year collection of railroad date nails.
  • Koken Barber Chair Arriving at the Chair: Shave and a Haircut Barbershops are places of great mystery and intrique. As you sit getting your hair cut, a mystical world of tools and elixirs set to work. People come and go, stories are passed, and in the end you are given a whole new you. It all begins when you sit down into that chair and enter a craft that has been practiced for thousands of years!