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Ellis County Museum

201 S College St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3711
+1 972-937-0681
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Small but good quality

Housed in a large building the museum itself is not all that large but the quality of displays is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert H
Shepparton, Australia
Great bit of history

This museum gives a good deal of information about how Waxahachie got its start; with lots of... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Waxahachie, Texas
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Museum that displays a beautiful collection of silk and ivory fans, ivory pitchers, and other items from various time periods.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good54%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“local history” (5 reviews)
“on display” (4 reviews)
“texas history” (3 reviews)
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201 S College St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3711
+1 972-937-0681
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Housed in a large building the museum itself is not all that large but the quality of displays is good and gives a snapshot of the town over 100 plus years.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This museum gives a good deal of information about how Waxahachie got its start; with lots of pictures of the past up to present day. They have interesting items that date back to the 1800's that were used; medicinal items, guns, tools, etc. The people...More

Thank lindyhopper63
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Stopped in for a very friendly and informative visit to the museum in the old Masonic building. Lots of artifacts and interesting articles, all they ask is for a voluntary donation. Don't hesitate to stop in.

1  Thank EastlakeOpie
Reviewed 12 June 2017

As visitors from the UK, my family and I were welcomed by a very friendly lady at the museum and we really enjoyed the museum which contained some really interesting artifacts.

Thank Victoria N
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Allow thirty minutes t o one hour. Donation accepted. Large textile exhibit. Dishes. Toys. Cotton industry. Photos. Medical. Quilts. Fashion. Military. Native American artifacts and education. by courthouse.

Thank TravelinTexans77
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Small museum but, very interesting things to watch there is really good objects from the past that you can show to your kids how use to be on that time

Thank JLRendon
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went about 2 weeks ago just walking the square and decided to go in. They have some interesting things to look at and read. Loved walking on the old creaking floors. It's not a huge place but some great information. They have books that...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This place was so informative letting us explore a look back into this area's history. Many wonderful relic's on display. We really enjoyed the museum.

Thank hatolbert
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were impressed with the amount of local history we were able to learn while visiting the museum. It was well worth our stop. The staff were knowledgeable, friendly, and very informative.. We were able to see most of the museum in about 60-90 minutes.

Thank coveys2017
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice small museum suitable for all ages. Varied subjects addressed- WW I , WWII, early manufacturing, cotton, even ladies early 1800's fashion examples!

Thank rnkarensmith
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