Midland Things to Do
MIdland is a city in west Texas, east of El Paso. When in town, visit the museums, walk through the childhood home of George W. Bush, and take in a semi-pro baseball game,
Midland, Texas has a number of notable museums. The Fire Museum, Historical Museum, Haley History Center, Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Children’s Museum, and Blakemore Planetarium are just a few of the worthwhile places to visit.
Regardless of your political leanings, the George W. Bush Home is an interesting stop. In 1950, home from the war, future President George H. W. Bush, his wife Barbara, and their two sons, George and Jeb settled in Midland. Today, the house is a museum and is open for tours everyday, but Monday. MIdland’s oldest home, the Brown-Dorsey House, is also open to the public. Built in 1899, the home was recently restored. The house displays furniture and decor common for the time in which it was built. It’s a great place for tourists to get a glimpse of Midland’s meager beginnings.
Midland is home to the Rockhounds, the AA affiliate of the Oakland A’s Major League baseball team. For a lot less than an MLB game, you can cheer on some of the best players in the country. The season runs from April to August and the schedule can be found online.
Editor’s Note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about things to do in Midland.