Military Museums

Texas has a variety of museums that specialize in or have permanent exhibits on Texas and Texans in war. Here is a small selection:

Museums That Cover Multiple Wars

Texas Military Forces Museum

U.S. Army Medical Department Museum

Fort Sam Houston Museum

Battleship Texas State Historic Site

Military Heritage Collection North Texas

Museum of the American G.I.

H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Museum

Fort Worth Aviation Museum

National United States Armed Forces Museum

Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site (U.S. Civil War and WWII coastal defense)

Cavanaugh Flight Museum

Lone Star Flight Museum

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Flight of the Phoenix Aviation Museum

Perrin Air Force Base Historical Museum

World War II Museums

12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Commemorative Air Force Airpower Museum

Hangar-25 Air Museum

National WWII WASP Museum

Silent Wings Museum

Texas Air Museum

The six West Texas World War II Museums listed above have developed a brochure about their sites and how heritage tourists can "Experience the Role West Texas Played in World War II" (PDF)

Rattlesnake Bomber Base Museum

National Museum of the Pacific War

Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site

Camp Hearne

USS Cavalla

USS Lexington-Museum on the Bay

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Holocaust Museum Houston

El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center

Cold War Museums

National Vietnam War Museum

Frontier Forts Sites

Fort Davis National Historic Site

Fort Lancaster State Historic Site

Fort Griffin State Historic Site

Fort Chadbourne

Fort Clark

Fort Concho

Fort Phantom Hill

Texas Beyond History Frontier Forts (online exhibit)

Texas War of Independence Sites

San Jacinto Museum and Monument

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

The Alamo

Presido la Bahía

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site

Mexican-American War Museums

Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park