Tarleton’s Gordon Center opens summer ‘Science Space’ exhibit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, May 13, 2019

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas opens a new summer exhibit Saturday, May 25, at the museum in Thurber.

“Science Space” incorporates geology, paleo-geology, engineering and energy industries and is geared toward kids.

Interactive exhibits include a fossil dig station and an engineering space.

The museum, in historic Thurber, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. It is located at Exit 367 on Interstate 20 between Fort Worth and Abilene.

Tarleton, founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven education marked by academic innovation and a dedication to transform today’s scholars into tomorrow’s leaders. It offers degree programs to more than 13,000 students at Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS Academic Alliance in Bryan, and online, emphasizing real-world learning experiences that address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, excellence, leadership and service.

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A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.