Only minutes from Space Center Houston, Butler Longhorn Museum and Heritage Park offers a look at Texas and the American West through its history, art, and science. The museum sits on a ten-acre waterfront park in the Historic District with shaded picnic sites, a fishing pond, playground and a walking path. The museum features a vintage movie theater with popcorn and refreshments, gift shop, art gallery and research center. The facilities are available for school groups, weddings, meetings and other events including private tours. Heritage Park is open every day, and the museum is open on Mondays.
West Bay Common School Children’s Museum
Go back in history at the museum, an enchanting one-room schoolhouse where a typical school day from the 1890s is brought to life. the West Bay Common School Children's Museum is an exhibit of buildings and artifacts from turn-of-the-century rural America. Visitors enjoy the barn museum and ice house museum containing a collection of tools and implements from daily life of the 1890s and early 1900s. The museum offers an award-winning program where children experience a typical 1898 learning environment.