History of the azalea in Tyler, Texas, from it’s introduction in 1929 by one of the city’s earlier nurserymen.
Many large shade trees, beautiful azaleas and roses, and benches to rest and enjoy the beautiful setting.
World-famous Rose Garden featuring 14 acres, thousands of rose bushes and more than 200 varieties of roses. FREE ADMISSION!
Outdoor loop surrounding the downtown square; stone plaques commemorate significant people, places, or events.
On TJC campus in award-winning structure by architect E. Davis Wilcox, permanent collection includes Texas artists.
Texas Rose Festival history and memorabilia featuring fabulous costumes and items acquired since the first festival in 1933.
Home to the first 40’ Spitz nano-seam domed theatre in East Texas, features an immersive, full-dome video experience.
Dedicated to discovering, collecting and preserving data, records, and other items relating to the history of Smith County.
Features exhibits on a rotational basis; cornerstone of the growing downtown arts scene. FREE ADMISSION!
Hands-on family fun for kids of all ages, offering three exhibit halls for kids to explore.
Built in 1905, the depot has memorabilia, model trains, & operating layouts. FREE ADMISSION!
The largest Confederate Prisoner of War Camp west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.
Local military museum featuring real military aircraft, historical memorabilia, hands-on exhibits, and a real flight simulator.
15,000 square feet of galleries containing an amazing collection of over 600 artifacts and documents.
Brings the past to life with original furnishings, photographs and memorabilia dating from the mid-1800′s. FREE Admission!
The charming elegance of the Old South is living again in Eastern Van Zandt County, just outside of Tyler.
One of the finest examples of Eastlake Bracketed Victorian Architecture remaining in East Texas.
Rustic log-cabin eatery with a creekside patio for American eats from famed BBQ to grilled salmon.
Casual, laid-back restaurant & bar-grab some food and a beer and watch the game.
Serving delicious, local food – handcrafted sandwiches and blue plate specials, plus homemade chips!