Allan C. Kimball has combed the Lone Star state unearthing amazing, little-known gems among the region’s plethora of museums, as well as pointing out some of the most interesting  aspects of its world-famous institutions. 


  • Where else but in Texas can one glimpse a Picasso original in jail, 1,000 artistic toilet seats or a hat made of barbed ware? And where visitors can stroll through a human body or sit in the middle of a hurricane, pilot the Space Shuttle or see a submarine burst through a front lawn.