Texas Pecos Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Midland: Fredda Turner Durham Children's Museum

The Children's Museum is located at the Museum of  the Southwest in downtown Midland.  Fun for kids and families, and lots of interesting exhibits and hands-on activities! The museum's main attraction, My Town, is an engaging child-sized city where children can explore and role-play in any of the eleven different areas of the city. The Career Center features seven computer stations with programs and resource materials on the many careers available to students and children can engage in a number of learning experiences ranging from interactive talking books to science based programs. A glimpse into the undersea world is featured in the multi-aquarium aquatic display featuring colorful exotic fish and underwater creatures from around the world in a coral reef environment. 


  • 1705 W. Missouri Avenue
  • Midland, Texas
  • 79701


Hours & Fees

  • Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Adults & Young Adults (12 and up): $5, Children (3-11), Seniors (65+), & Active Military: $3, Children (2 and below): Free