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Museum of Measurement and Time

301 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2133
+1 903-665-6668
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Clocks and S&P shakers

An awesome collection of clocks and salt&pepper shakers. Some very early timepieces. very... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Chuck C
Charmingly Interesting

This is a neat place to stop. Johnny & Edith are a world of information and quick to share their... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Lafayette, LA USA
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301 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2133
+1 903-665-6668
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

An awesome collection of clocks and salt&pepper shakers. Some very early timepieces. very interesting.

Thank Chuck C
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this review

Thank you, please visit Jefferson & the museum again!

Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a neat place to stop. Johnny & Edith are a world of information and quick to share their knowledge and stories. It's hard to believe how extensive their private collection of clocks, surveying equipment and salt & pepper shakers are. I learned a...More

1  Thank denisegdavid
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This little museum is run by Johnny and Edith Ingram from their collections of (mostly) made in the USA clocks, surveying equipment, and salt and pepper shakers. Eclectic, yes, but based on their personal interests. They have S&P from every state and beyond. The collection...More

2  Thank Betty C
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A must see. Absolutely fascinating to see all the clocks and surveying pieces. They also have an extensive collection of salt and pepper shakers. The couple who run this place are very kind and shared their knowledge of the things they have collected. It's free....More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Not only is this museum fabulous, the owners are unimaginably knowledgeable and welcoming! My family and I were absolutely captivated. The clock and salt and pepper shaker collections were very expansive! All in all it was a delight!

2  Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 23 July 2016

In my opinion this is the most interesting attraction in Jefferson. The collection of surveying and other measuring equipment is interesting, but the variety of clocks on display is truly mind-boggling. Did you know that there are mechanical clocks over 100 years that show not...More

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We just stopped in Jefferson for a break on our tour. Jefferson itself is a nice little town with this "western flair". So we decided to have a quick walk, to see and enjoy. On our walking way we found this museum. An older man...More

2  Thank Laird43
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I have been to several museums with clocks and this is by far the nicest collection I have seen. It also helps that the owners are very knowledgable and freely share information about the time pieces with their guests. I say guests because this is...More

1  Thank donna_tx52
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This place is run by a couple and is comprised of her own collection. Very knowledgeable. Lots of eclectic items. Worth the visit

1  Thank Lrigsby
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Let me start by telling you this museum was not our destination but it will be next time. Our small group was plodding down North Polk Street in quaint Jefferson, Texas, wondering who might spontaneously combust first when a perky little woman jumped out of...More

2  Thank Travelswithmutts
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