Culture in Tyler, Texas
Culture is alive and well in the city of Tyler, where residents have overflowing opportunities to enjoy music, visual art and theater, as well as plenty of educational places to explore the world around them.
In downtown Tyler, the historic Liberty Hall has been renovated masterfully and wows crowds with its intimate atmosphere and powerful acoustics. Residents from across East Texas flock to Liberty Hall for motion pictures and concerts.
At Discovery Science Place, children's excitement is ignited through fun, hands-on exploration. In addition to its permanent exhibits, Discovery Science Place frequently brings in unique science exhibits such as Attack of the Bloodsuckers, which explores the insects that bite us and why.
For more scientific exploration, Tyler residents visit the Center for Earth, Space and Science Education at Tyler Junior College. The center features science exhibits on varying topics such as Egyptian mummies and spacesuits, as well as educational shows at its on-site planetarium.
In Lindale, the 27-acre Old Mill Pond Museum at Parrott Park allows visitors to travel back in time. Rich with history, the museum is a collection of farm equipment, implements, vintage cars and historical implements collected by local philanthropist Bill Parrott. In addition to exploring the past through Parrott's collection, museum patrons can enjoy the hand-built chapel, picnic area, train set, and lake with ducks.
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