Scott White
Director of Collections, Exhibits and Research
(806) 834-2178




Across Time and Territory: The NRHC Story

During the construction of the North Addition, many existing gallery spaces underwent  renovation. Part of the expansion and renovation project was the creation of a new permanent exhibit which tells the story of the NRHC. Read More

The Art of Harold Dow Bugbee

This large exhibit, located in both the McCombs Main Gallery and the Macy Gallery, examines the life and art of the prolific western artist Harold Dow Bugbee.  The exhibit features an excellent selection of paintings, sculptures, and drawings on loan from the panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas.  Read More

Spencer Rifle

Lever-Action Rifles

This exhibit, located in the Flores Gallery, explores the development and rich history of the lever-action rifle and its valuable role in shaping the American West. Read More


A collection of significant and rare saddles on loan from the Cattle Raiser's Museum in Fort Worth, Texas on exhibit in the McKanna Gallery. Read More

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Recent Acquisitions

The Blue Stevens Gallery is home to a collection of items that have been donated to the NRHC over the past several months. This Gallery features changing content as new items are donated to the NRHC.

2008 National Ranching Heritage Center
Texas Tech University
3121 Fourth Street, Lubbock, Texas 79409
Tel: (806) 742-0498
Fax: (806) 742-0616