2925 West Washington
Stephenville, TX 76401
Phone: (254) 965-7162
Fax: (254) 965-7913
Arts & Museums
Depicting a scientific look at Creation, this museum researches and houses artifacts from archaeology, geology, and paleontology plus conducts numerous archaeological excavations. Items on display include replicas of fossilized human finger, cup in coal, and the London artifact.
Learn about the history of electricity by the first nuclear power plant in Texas while at this visitor and information center that contains numerous exhibits and interactive displays, as well as a ten minute video explaining how nuclear power is made. Tours are available that include a view of a control room simulator and a driving tour is available for a close up view of the Comanche Peak Power Plant.
A must visit while in Glen Rose, Barnards Mill and Art Museum is a structure steeped in interesting history. The museum started out as a water-powered grist mill and tried on many avatars including that of a health club and a clinic before becoming a museum. Furnished with beautiful antiques from the late 17th Century to the late 18th Century, the museum currently houses an extensive collection of artwork from the Fielder Foundation, as well as that from the personal collection of Richard Moore, who bought the property in 1979. The museum is only open on weekends.
A wide variety of historical and geographical exhibits that depict the history of Somervell County are on display at this museum with displays including local historical artifacts, relics, fossils, and a genuine moonshiner's still from the Prohibition era.