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Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

110 W Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201-4116
+1 940-349-2850
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Family museum trip

The courthouse on the square in Denton is one of the wonderful architectural building ingredients... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cross Roads, Texas
via mobile
Historic and worth a few hours

Have been to Denton many times ... little Austin culture with tons more history ... and so much to... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Jim K
San Antonio, Texas
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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 The Denton County Courthouse-on the Square Museum is a unique repository of exhibits, special collections, and historical documents that provide visitors with an overview of the communities and residents which have contributed to the county's rich heritage.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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110 W Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201-4116
+1 940-349-2850
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The courthouse on the square in Denton is one of the wonderful architectural building ingredients center of the square. Is beautiful during the day but even more spectacular lit up at night. The museum shows much of the local history and is very informative to...More

Thank kkw42107
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Have been to Denton many times ... little Austin culture with tons more history ... and so much to do ... take time to slow walk the courthouse!

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Love the architecture! Took several pictures. The museum inside was beautiful and informative. Loved the red wagon!

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Denton Square is a wonderful place to explore, day or night. Eclectic selection of shops, something for almost everyone. Great restaurants and eateries, adult beverages, and delicious desserts!

Thank ccera
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This Building is really in the centre of Denton, surrounded by shops. Everyone likes to come here, doing something on the yard such as picnic or yoga, or just sitting and watching people. Parking around the square is free after 06.00 pm. We didn't go...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 28 July 2017

you can learn alot of history about Texas at the courthouse and enjoy sitting on the lawn watching the people

Thank M9531AIedwardh
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We love the Denton courthouse & square. They have a lot of interesting events there and the lighted trees on the lawn give it a good evening ambiance, Its nice for picnicking as well. Sometimes local musicians sit on the lawn and play which is...More

1  Thank MrsComeans
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A must visit if yiu are interested in Denton county in any way. Located by a lot of restaurants and. A great area to walk around.

1  Thank barryb834
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This location was open to the public and was filled with historical facts. If you are looking for an inexpensive outing with the family this is it, and enjoy the ice cream shop across the street.

1  Thank Juian D
Reviewed 3 June 2017

It does not take all day to view each display but then again you have not been there with my daughter. There is lot of information in a small area.

Thank westviewtrl
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Anne S
8 April 2016|
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Response from txabby | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am an officiant ,musician and photographer and have done many weddings there and they are all so historically fun and unique. It is a great place for unusual pictures there in the court house and around the square... More
10 June 2015|
Response from Leslie1957 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! : )