IT & Network Infrastructure : The Geek`s Guide to Texas

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2011-10-14
 
 
 

Perot Museum of Nature & Science, Dallas

This museum is undergoing a state-of-the-art addition in the Victory Park area of downtown, designed by architect Thom Mayne.

Perot Museum of Nature & Science, Dallas

Fair Park

Site of the 1936 Texas centennial exposition, Fair Park is the only intact and unaltered pre-1950s world fair site remaining in the United States.Photo credit: Andreas Praefcke

Fair Park

Battleship Texas, San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

The last dreadnought in existence in the world, a veteran of Vera Cruz (1914) and both World Wars, this ship is credited with the introduction and innovation of advances in gunnery, aviation and radar.

Battleship Texas, San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

Roscoe Wind Complex, Roscoe

The Roscoe Wind Complex is one of the worlds largest wind farms, with 627 towering wind turbines churning out electricity across 100,000 acres of West Texas farmland.

Roscoe Wind Complex, Roscoe

20th Century Technology Museum, Wharton

The museum's collection consists mostly of smaller items, such as radios, but also has a few experimental aircraft, including an ornithopter and a RutanVariEze.

20th Century Technology Museum, Wharton

Goodwill Computer Museum, Austin

The museum provides interactive exhibits and programs focusing on the evolution and use of computer technology, as well as promoting environmental awareness and the importance of recycling end-of-life electronics.

Goodwill Computer Museum, Austin

Museum of the American Railroad, Dallas

The museum collects artifacts and archival material from the railroad industry to exhibit and interpret their significance in American life and culture.

Museum of the American Railroad, Dallas

Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock

This sprawling complex consists of a main museum building, Moody Planetarium, the Natural Science Research Laboratory, and research and educational elements of the Lubbock Lake Landmark and the Val Verde County research site.

Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock

Johnson Space Center, Houston

NASAs center for human spaceflight training, research and flight control. Space Center Houston is the official visitors' center, where visitors can see spaceflight artifacts and hardware.

Johnson Space Center, Houston

Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas

The museum's exhibition area uses historic films, photographs, artifacts and interpretive displays to document the events of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Creepy but geeky.

Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas

Rocket Fuel