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Permian Basin Region Area Attractions



While you're here, enjoy some of the many area attractions.

American Airpower Museum

Focused on perserving and telling the stories of WWII aviation.
Web: commemorativeairforce.org

Susie's South Forty Candy Factory

Tour the factory and see the the place famous for making the world's largest piece of toffee.
Web: visitmidland.com

Museum of the Southwest

Houses an art gallery, a children's museum, a planetarium and a sculpture garden.
Web: museumsw.org

Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center

Broadway tours, symphonies, opera, rock concerts, comedy and more--see what's arriving soon.
Web: wagnernoel.com

I-20 Wildlife Preserve and Jenna Welch Nature Study Center

3.4 miles of and biking trails and a visitor's center and discovery zone.
Web: i20wildlifepreserve.org

McCormick Art Gallery

Houses works from local artists and well-known national artists.
Web: midland.edu

Midland Festival Ballet

Performs The Nutcracker annually as well as a spring concert.
Web: midlandfestivalballet.org

Midland Community Theatre/Cole Theatre

Stages plays and events thoughout the year and is rated in the Top 10 amateur theater in the US.
Web: mctmidland.org

The Pottery

A paint your own pottery studio.
Web: potterymidland.com

Summer Lawn Concert Series

This annual concert series has been running for 26 years at the Museum of the Southwest on the front lawn.
Web: museumsw.org

Summer Mummers at the Yucca Theater

Presented in the historic Yucca Theater, this is the oldest continuous melodrama in the US.
Web: summermummers.com

Christoval Vineyards and Winery

Offering tours of the vineyard and winetastings, this beautiful spot is an easy day trip from Vara Guest house, only an hour and 15 minutes away.
Web: christovalvineyards.com

Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

The largest petroleum museum in the country and founded in 1975, this tells the story of 230 years of history of petroleum and how it affects our daily lives.
Web: petroleummuseum.org