The environment of Amarillo, Texas, and its attractions make it one of the most frequently visited places in America. The city is home to a range of museums. Your stay in Amarillo can be better when you discover the abundance of hotels where you can relax after a day of touring. While in Texas, find time to visit museums such as the Cerulean Gallery, Amarillo Museum of Arts, and Kwahidi Museum of the American Indian, among others.
Bill’s Backyard Classics
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Bill’s Backyard Classics is packed with amazing vehicles. The collection includes trucks and cars of different makes and models from 1920s to 2012. Street rods, power wagons, military jeeps, corvettes, and Model As (from 1928) are among some of the cars in the collection here.
What’s unique about Bill’s Backyard Classics is that it’s part museum part custom auto repair and restoration facility. The collection of 88 cars is some of the most extensive you’ll find among private car collections anywhere in the Amarillo area.
The Cerulean Gallery is an ultra-modern gallery of fine arts, located within the Canyon Exploration building, at 814 S. Taylor St. Cerulean is frequently visited by music fans as it routinely features music by emerging and established artists. It is open to the public from Monday through Friday. Visit Cerulean and enjoy the rich galleries of work from local and national artists. When you pay for your admission, a part of the cost is used for charitable activities embraced by the museum.
Amarillo Museum of Art
Spending two hours of your time at the Amarillo Museum of Art could enlighten your day. This state-of-the-art museum is at 2200 S. Van Buren St. The museum exhibits a range of visual indoor art installations. During the tour, you get to discover more than 300 artifacts collected and donated by Dr. and Mrs. William T. Price, donors to the Price Collection of Asian Art.
The museum is free to the public, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. You can also visit the museum during the weekend from 1 to 4 p.m. Make the most of the hotels in Amarillo so that you can spend the night in the city and take your time exploring the museum’s treasures.
Kwahadi Museum of the American Indian
Spend your evening at the Kwahidi Museum of the American Indian and enjoy this Amarillo museum experience. Housed inside a building designed to resemble a pueblo dwelling, the museum highlights Native American art. Explore the Cunnigham Navajo Rug collection, the fine bronze castings of Tom Knapp, the Perry Null Game Animal exhibit, and the Thomas Mails Collection of Native America.
Making a decision to tour a museum may never be this rewarding. Take your time exploring all the museum experiences described above during your stay in Amarillo and visit the Amarillo Convention & Visitor Council’s website to help you find other museums worth exploring while you’re making the most of a vacation in Amarillo, Texas.