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Angelo State University Planetarium
Dr. Mark Sonntag
2333 Vanderventer
San Angelo, TX  
325-942-2136
The ASU Planetarium is the fourth largest planetarium in the nation among universities.
E. H. Danner Museum of Telephony
Bob Bluthardt
630 S. Oaks
San Angelo, TX  76903
325-481-2646
This museum exhibits more than 100 antiuqe telephone displays, original telephone directories dating back to the 1800's and an authentic switchboard from 1920. This exhibit is located within the Fort Concho grounds.
Fort Concho National Historic Landmark
Bob Bluthardt
630 S. Oaks
San Angelo, TX  76903
325-481-2646
The fort, founded in 1867 as a frontier outpost to protect early West Texas against unfriendly native americans, drew settlers who founded San Angelo.
Historic Orient-Santa Fe Depot and Railway Museum of San Angelo
David Wood
703 S. Chadbourne St.
San Angelo, TX  76903
325-486-2140
The museum houses depot memorabilia and artifcats, including a permanent model train layout depicting San Angelo in 1928.
Miss Hattie's Bordello Museum
Mark Priest
18 1/2 E. Concho
San Angelo, TX  76903
325-653-0112
Although it served for 50 years as a "gentlemen's social center," Miss Hattie's eventually was closed by the Texas Rangers. Today, in its original location on historic Concho Avenue, Miss Hattie's remains furnished much like it was during its heyday. Regular tour hours are Tues-Wed 2pm - 4pm and Fri-Sat at the top of each hour from 1pm to 4pm.  The museum is closed on Sunday & Monday.
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
Howard Taylor
1 Love St.
San Angelo, TX  76903
325-653-3333
Exhibits of all cultures and time periods are complimented by close to 300 programs offered annually.  These include adult workshops, children's art classes, lectures and a Chamber Music Series.  The education studio is home to children's art activities, known as 'Art Thursdays" which occur weekly 2-6 pm from August to June.  SAMFA also is home to the San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, an event widely recognized for its importance in the art world.
San Angelo Nature Center
7409 Knickerbocker Rd.
San Angelo, TX  76904
325-942-0121
The center includes a museum with changing displays to show the "hidden wonders of West Texas," including live animals and an interpretive garden.
The West Texas Collection
ASU University Center
San Angelo, TX  
325-942-2164
A collection of photographs, books, documents & artifacts
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