Welcome to Texarkana Museums System!

Visit our local museums in the Texarkana, TX and Texarkana, AR area

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Mission Statement

Texarkana Museums System offers high-quality learning experiences focused on history, science, art, and music. TMS is committed to the collection and conservation of materials, the preservation of buildings it holds, and the enhancement of cultural opportunities and quality of life for all its residents.

Step Back in Time at Texarkana Museums System

There's so much to explore at our local museum in Texarkana, TX and Texarakana, AR.

It's easy to get wrapped up in history when you visit the Texarkana Museums System. From Scott Joplin artifacts to late Congressman Wright Patman's office replica, to the rich cultural heritage of the Caddo Indians, our local museum in Texarkana, TX and Texarkana, AR has countless different exhibits to explore. It's the perfect place to beat the heat or avoid the rain while learning something new.

To learn more about our hours of operation, call 903-793-4831 now.

Downtown Resources

The Museum of Regional History is designated as a welcome center for the Downtown Arts and Historic District. We have additional info to make your stay an enjoyable experience. Come by and see us!

We're always here

to give you a warm welcome

Located in downtown Texarkana, TX, our local museum opened in 1966 and doubles as the community welcome center for the Texarkana, TX and Texarkana, AR area. Tourists can come to us if they need restaurant recommendations or directions to local attractions. Plus, we have all kinds of brochures, so you're sure to get the help you need.

If you're new to the area or you're just passing through, stop by our Texarkana museum today. We can't wait to meet you!

See what we have to offer

Whether you're 15 years old or 55 years old, you're sure to learn something new at our Texarkana museum. We encourage you to:

  • Immerse yourself in our exhibits
  • Host an event at our P. J. Ahern Historic Home
  • Purchase historical memorabilia at one of our events

Want to keep coming back to our Texarkana museum? Become a volunteer today!