The Education Department of the National Ranching Heritage Center strives to preserve the history of ranching, pioneer life and the development of the livestock industry in North America by hosting educational events and providing materials to make your visit more meaningful.


Julie Hodges
Helen DeVitt Jones Director of Education
(806) 742-0498





Summer Youth Classes
During the week of June 6 10 the NRHC will offer a variety of classes for kids who have completed grades 1 5. Click here for brochure and registration information.

Ranch Day
Join us on April 9, 2016 for the NRHC's annual Ranch Day event. Ranch Day is a living history, educational event held each spring with historical interpretations and hands-on experiences designed for the young and young at heart.



See our Calendar for a listing of all activities at the NRHC!

2015 National Ranching Heritage Center
Texas Tech University
3121 Fourth Street, Lubbock, Texas 79409
Tel: (806) 742-0498
Fax: (806) 742-0616