Educational Attractions in Tyler, TX

The city of Tyler, TX embraces learning by making it a fun activity.

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The Discoery Science Place in Tyler, TX
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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 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, 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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