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Wise County Historical Society Museum

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Great museum

Enjoyed this museum very much, esp the room about The Lost Battalion. People were friendly and... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Tracy M
Lucas, TX, United States
Great place to learn all there is to know about Wise County in one day!

There is so much to see and learn about and the voluteers are very helpful. Also a room you can... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Elizabeth C
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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4 May 2018
“Great museum”
20 Oct 2018
“Neat Town Square”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1602 S Trinity St, Decatur, TX 76234-2717
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Take a stroll around the town square after dinner and enjoy the historic court house and read the sign at the time capsule.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Lots of old Wise County and Decatur Texas history here. If you are driving theu town please stop and visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Enjoyed this museum very much, esp the room about The Lost Battalion. People were friendly and helpful. They also have a lot of Confederate Records. I found one of my relatives records there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Really is worth the time to visit. Lots of old time things from Indian raids to popular citizens. Old prairie house to see.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

There is so much to see and learn about and the voluteers are very helpful. Also a room you can look up personal family and/or cemeteries.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed this museum. Very diverse. Beautiful building. You can't beat the price for $2.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jesusloves2015
Reviewed 5 March 2017

every thing is grate, grate place to be. will recommend to every one and must visit once in life time

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank rojas2017
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We learned a few things here about the Waggoner Mansion aka "El Castile". The history of the oldest Jr. college. The dividing of the Waggoner land. The Wise County Courthouse is beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank flamingogal13
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Really lovely collection in an historic building. Varied and nice collection from clothing to items of interest from the area, to the Lost Battalion (WWII POWs building the Burma-Thailand railway including the famous Bridge over the River Kwai). Decatur's courthouse square is also very nice...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 11 October 2016

As president and secretary of the La Verne CA historical society, we were delighted with the collections, the through archiving, and welcome of the volunteers in this museum!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank dorisjean2016
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