The best museums in Tyler in December 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in Tyler, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Tyler, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Tyler.

Looking for the best museums in Tyler? These are the best ones:

  1. Caldwell Zoo1

    Caldwell Zoo

    Tyler, TX
    The Caldwell Zoo, located in the city of Tyler, Texas, spans across an impressive 85 acres. It is home to a diverse range of animals from all corners of the globe. This vast expanse allows for a variety of habitats and exhibits, providing visitors with the opportunity to explore and learn about different species in a setting that closely mimics their natural environments.
  2. Tyler Rose Museum2

    Tyler Rose Museum

    Tyler, TX
  3. Historic Aviation Memorial Museum3

    Historic Aviation Memorial Museum

    Tyler, TX
    The Historic Aviation Memorial Museum is an aviation museum located at the airport. It moved into the former Tyler passenger terminal, which has been closed since 2002. The museum showcases a variety of military jet fighters and operates and maintains two Russian-made MiG-17F jets that are stationed at the airport.
  4. Smith County Historical Society Museum4

    Smith County Historical Society Museum

    Tyler, TX
  5. Goodman-LeGrand House5

    Goodman-LeGrand House

    Tyler, TX
    The Goodman–LeGrand House and Museum is a historic site located at 624 North Broadway in Tyler, Texas. This location is easily accessible and offers a glimpse into the rich history of the area. The house has been recognized as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark since 1962 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places listings in Smith County in 1976. It was also designated as a Historic Site by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 2010.

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