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Museum & Park Hours

10am to 5pm, historical park closes daily at 4pm.  

The National Ranching Heritage Center is a museum and outdoor park with 49 historic structures dating back to the 1700's. In addition to the 19-acre park, the NRHC has 42 life-size bronze steer sculptures and a 44,000-square-foot museum with seven galleries featuring art exhibits, photography and artifacts that capture historical and contemporary Western life. To plan your trip, click here.

First priority when in Lubbock
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I found it highly interesting to learn more about the early settlers and the way they lived. Do not miss the building with the branding irons. Advice: Take the suggested route to see the buildings and equipment in their chronolohical order.

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Upcoming Events


March 22, 2018

Trolley Tours Resume


April 1, 2018

NRHC Closed for Holiday


April 21, 2018

4th Annual Quailapalooza


National Ranching Heritage Center