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Museum of East Texas

503 N 2nd St, Lufkin, TX 75901-3013
+1 936-639-4434
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Art Museum

The Museum of East Texas is an art museum located in a large beautiful building, also used for... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Dallas, TX
Not much here

Only two galleries were open. One had very nice bird photographs. The other had a half dozen... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Houston, Texas
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503 N 2nd St, Lufkin, TX 75901-3013
+1 936-639-4434
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

The Museum of East Texas is an art museum located in a large beautiful building, also used for meetings and special events. The museum hosts a youth art camp during the summer and only half of the museum's galleries were available to visit when I...More

Thank texasrepublichistory
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Only two galleries were open. One had very nice bird photographs. The other had a half dozen paintings, which were nice and a couple of bronzes.

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 25 April 2017

There is some interesting East Texas History here and some things people may not know about the area. They also exhibit local children's art and encourage the Art's for our local youth.

Thank Savage M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

While I wish there was more to this museum in the realm of exhibits, the place is still fantastic! I love the architecture of the place. The exhibits are seasonal as well so you can go visit several times a year. I strongly recommend Christmas...More

Thank Billy G
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Right now there are Christmas Trees filling up the show room for you pleasure! Free to come and see...

Thank KittyBounds
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The festival of trees at Christmas time is really cool and you will see a BIG variety of decorations and trees. The kids love art camp during the summer and they get to do a lot of projects.

Thank bnkburns
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Small, somewhat quaint museum near downtown Lufkin. Very conveniently located, very convenient parking. Very pleasant rotation of seasonal exhibits. My family and I LOVe coming to the Festival of Trees every year.

1  Thank Rob G
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My spouse and I enjoyed this small town art museum with many paintings and special exhibits. I recommend this for folks on a budget.

Thank LCMAN61
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Very nice staff person, but not much to see here. There are a couple of sculptures outside and 2 rooms of exhibits, one of assorted artwork and another for the etymologically inclined. There is another wing which was closed due to Summer Art Camp. Perhaps...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 16 March 2016

They have a ton of different attractions on the weekends which is perfect for people with children or people who are just visiting town. Highly recommended to people staying over the weekend! Check their schedules! :)

Thank Kelly K
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