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Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

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Address: 110 West Hickory, Denton, TX 76201
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+1 940-349-2850
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Courthouse on the Square image by Patricia Tieszen. The Denton County...

Courthouse on the Square image by Patricia Tieszen. The Denton County Courthouse-on the Square Museum is a unique repository of exhibits, special collections, and historical documents that provide visitors with an overview of the communities and residents which have contributed to the county's rich heritage. Whether you are an out-of-town visitor or a life-long resident, you will be both educated and entertained as you immerse yourself in Denton County's days gone by.

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Courthouse Activities

The Courthouse has a variety of activities on the grounds year round. A weekly Saturday Jam@theDentoncourthousesquare. The locals of all ages play all types of music and enjoy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Denton, Texas
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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Courthouse has a variety of activities on the grounds year round. A weekly Saturday Jam@theDentoncourthousesquare. The locals of all ages play all types of music and enjoy each other. Many weekends there are multiple activities happening. the Courthouse has many displays of interest to all and varied shopping and eating on the square. Enjoy!!

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Krum, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This courthouse is an excellent place to visit to see the architecture of the late 1800's. I has three floors and a basement museum and has ben fully restored. The best time to visit is on a Saturday as there is a lot going on the square around the courthouse.

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Shady Shores, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The museum in the court house is excellent! The museum staff was very busy and extremely attentive to visitors. She answered questions and pointed out specific items.

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

What a great place to go learn a lot about the origins and history of Denton and Denton County. Lots of neat displays and facts abound in this historic courthouse built in the late 1800s and still a great building in use today. Not having visited the building in many years - a recent tour there revealed there is a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I love walking the Square in the afternoon, stopping in for an ice cream and appreciate the beauty of the Court house.

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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you have a little time on your hands and can appreciate well cared for historical buildings, you'll enjoy this Courthouse. Original in all ways except what runs through the walls (like computer cables), it's an interesting site. Not recommended for summers as they don't cool the main parts of the building, only office areas.

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San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I went there to attend a session of my conference and was amazed by the architectural design of the building.

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Porirua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We learned a lot about Texas from this visit. The interactive displays were very good, the films an eye opener.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

It is a great historic structure. I'm glad it is being maintained in good shape. There are free outdoor music events most Saturday mornings at the courthouse.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Our son and daughter in law just got married on the courthouse lawn. Everything was absolutely beautiful and they even provided security to make sure that the area was secure from outside people. I couldn't imagine anything better. Whether you are looking for a place to go visit some history or like my family you are looking for a place... More 

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