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Hill Country Museum - Schreiner Mansion

226 Earl Garrett St, Kerrville, TX 78028-5305
(830) 895-5222
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Closed for renovations - hope to open July 2016

We were planning a group tour, but noticed on their website that the mansion was closed for... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
2wheel-navigator
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Wimberley, Texas
Texas History

This is the former home of the Charles Schreiner family. This family helped settle this part of... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2016
Onemansopinion17
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Kerrville, Texas
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Museum that shows how the well-known Y.O. Ranch in the area began and prospered.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average36%
  • Poor0%
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26 Apr 2016
“Closed for renovations - hope to open July 2016”
13 Apr 2016
“Texas History”
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226 Earl Garrett St, Kerrville, TX 78028-5305
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(830) 895-5222
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

We were planning a group tour, but noticed on their website that the mansion was closed for renovation. The press release stating the closure was dated 2015 so I called them to check ..... very pleasant lady told me that yes, the mansion is still...More

2  Thank 2wheel-navigator
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is the former home of the Charles Schreiner family. This family helped settle this part of Texas. The furniture, photos, multimedia presentation, and knowledgable receptionist make the visit pleasant. A guided or self-guided walk through are available. It nice for a casual afternoon after...More

2  Thank Onemansopinion17
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Beautiful building and very interesting items inside. Great for history buffs. Truly a step back in time!

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We loved learning about Kerrville's past and also about the culture and events that shaped our times and future. If you love history you will enjoy visiting this museum.

Thank Sonya H
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Stopped in for a quick visit since it was raining and we couldn't hit the river or check into our hotel yet. It is a small museum and was hosting a gourd exhibit which we are not big gourd fans, but we enjoyed what we...More

3  Thank 603kathyh
Reviewed 6 March 2014

This mansion is only partially furnished as it was in the late 1800s because the space is used for other purposes, but the artifacts and history of the building (and the town) are quite interesting. No cost and worth a look.

6  Thank NewYorkWendy
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We enjoyed our visit of the Schreiner Mansion. It is now owned by Schreiner University. The lady who was working there when we visited was very knowledgeable and friendly. This mansion was built by Captain Charles Schreiner beginning in 1879. He was a successful businessman...More

4  Thank TravelIntl
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Like everything in this Kerrville, it surprise you for the good quality of the offer. The voluteer in charge we visited the Museum, was a very dedicated and knowlogable guy.

3  Thank MeryandLeo
Reviewed 19 November 2011

This museum gives you a good background of how Kerrville was founded. The opportunity to go through this lovely home and view all of the original antiques, furnishings, etc., a great piece of history.

3  Thank Bakersfield1
Reviewed 2 November 2008

This is the former home of Capt. Charles Schreiner, early developer and entrepenauer of Kerrville. The imposing limestone structure is right in downtown Kerrville, surrounded now by shops, restaurants, and galleries. Inside the two-story building you will find period furnishings, most original, artifacts and art...More

4  Thank KerrCtynewbie
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