Texarkana Arts & Historic District Attractions 

The Texarkana Arts & Historic District is a collaborative regional marketing initiative focused on historic downtown Texarkana. District partners include Main Street Texarkana, the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra, the Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council, the Texarkana Museums System, the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce and the Cities of Texarkana, Texas and Arkansas.

We welcome you to stop by and stay awhile!

POST OFFICE

PICTURE ISLAND​

The downtown Texarkana Post Office sits on the state line of Texarkana and Arkansas. The Post Office is so unique that it has been noted to be the 2nd most photographed Post Office in the United States!

PEROT THEATRE 

​The beautiful restored Perot Theatre, located in downtown Texarkana at 3rd and Main St, hosts numerous events  throughout the year. Texarkana natives H. Ross Perot, and his sister Bette, through the Perot Foundation, contributed much of the restoration costs in memory of his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Gabriel Ross Perot. Click here for upcoming shows and tours!

  

TEXARKANA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ​

​The Texarkana Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is the only fully professional, performing arts organization dedicated to ensuring that the world’s great symphonic compositions are performed, heard, felt, understood, appreciated, valued, and expected in the Texarkana area. To view TSO’s current concert series click here!

 

TEXARKANA REGIONAL ARTS & HUMANITIES COUNCIL

The Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council (TRAHC) is both a presenter and a preserver of historical legacies for the Perot Theatre and the Regional Arts Center. To find out about upcoming Perot Theatre Series shows as well as the latest national and regional touring art exhibits click here!

ACE OF CLUBS HOUSE

 

​This 1885 Italianate Victorian home is a National Register and Recorded Texas Historical Landmark. Built in the shape of a club, with three octagonal wings and a rectangular wing, this house is considered one of the most unique in the country. It has been featured in HGTV’s “Christmas Castles” and “Bob Villa’s Guide to Historic Homes.” Guided Tours at 10, 1, and 3:30

Tue-Sat and 1 and 3:30 on Sundays.

DISCOVERY PLACE INTERACTIVE MUSEUM

 

​Exhibits explore health, sound, motion, electricity, astronomy and other sciences.  There is a special “Tot’s Spot" for visitors under the age of 4.  Our featured permanent exhibits include a interactive 12 foot Sound Wall, an interactive Tinkering Studio and our spectacular one-of-a-kind Musical Tesla Coils.

AHERN HOUSE

 

Located at 403 Laurel Street

Texarkana, Arkansas and open by appointment for group tours of 10 people or more. Flexible tour times. Call 903-793-4831 to schedule a tour or for prices. Available for events, meetings, workshops, weddings, entertainment programs, etc.

 

MUSEUM OF

REGIONAL HISTORY

 

Located in the oldest brick building in Texarkana, the Historical Museum offers a wide range of exhibits. The Museum is open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am -5 pm.  For more information click here!

Contact us: 

 903.792.7191

Find us: 

819 N State Line Ave,  Texarkana, USA 75501

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