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Matagorda County Museum

2100 Avenue F, Bay City, TX 77414-5015
+1 979-245-7502
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Break with grandkids

We visit at least 2 times a year, or when kiddos visit..no food or drink allowed except in entry... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Betty W
,
Blessing, Texas
via mobile
Small town museum with tons of history

The main floor has great history from Matagorda County throughout while the basement level is hours... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Brittany V
,
Bay City, Texas
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“barber shop” (3 reviews)
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2100 Avenue F, Bay City, TX 77414-5015
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+1 979-245-7502
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We visit at least 2 times a year, or when kiddos visit..no food or drink allowed except in entry area for a small gathering, or party. Open to the Public. MUSEUM, UPSTAIRS, Specials during the Year also Displayed upstairs, Quilt Show. ARTIST displayed. The LaBelle...More

Thank Betty W
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The main floor has great history from Matagorda County throughout while the basement level is hours of fun for the little ones!

Thank Brittany V
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Children's museum is AMAZING! The "big kid" museum is filled with such wonderful treasures from Matagorda County's past. We LOVE this place!

Thank atexasbeachbabe
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Proud of our little museum and the history here! Unique artifacts to view that have been donated by local families! But the gem is in the basement. Walk down the steps of the what used to be the town Post Office and walk into a...More

Thank CherylABentley
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Interesting to see all of the "artifacts" related to the development of this city over time. Very interesting . . . .

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We stopped by on a Saturday afternoon and spent a couple hours here. The museum was formerly the post office and is well put together. There are a couple sections which each document significant history of the area. The only thing we might have liked...More

Thank Autmn M
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Learned a lot about La Belle, the sunken steamboat which was found in mud in 1995. Nice artifacts from it. Staff was friendly

Thank teenie5
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We enjoyed visiting this museum as we are native Texans and always like to see artifacts from the area and how it is presented. We liked the La Belle exhibit too since we had seen the construction of the ship going on in the Bob...More

Thank houstonnative47
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Good history of the area and the la belle. Has a very nice children's museum on the lower level. Very hands on. Easy to park.

Thank AquarenaJane
Reviewed 27 May 2014

I enjoyed the LaSalle exhibit and found the local history exhibits, especially the information on the Karankawa Indians very interesting. The unique Childrens Museum downstairs is a special place and is obviously a fun place for kids. The children I saw were having a blast...More

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