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Address: 201 S College St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3711
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Museum that displays a beautiful collection of silk and ivory fans, ivory...

Museum that displays a beautiful collection of silk and ivory fans, ivory pitchers, and other items from various time periods.

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Museum

Allow thirty minutes t o one hour. Donation accepted. Large textile exhibit. Dishes. Toys. Cotton industry. Photos. Medical. Quilts. Fashion. Military. Native American... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
TravelinTexans77
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Weatherford, Texas
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Weatherford, Texas
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85 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank TravelinTexans77
Midlothian, Texas
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52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Thank JLRendon
Waxahachie, Texas
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 you can also look some stuff up if you know some of the families and... More 

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Thank Sandra M
Clearfield, Utah
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

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Thank hatolbert
Wisconsin
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

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Thank coveys2017
Corsicana, Texas
1 review
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!

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Thank rnkarensmith
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

If you enjoy history at the local level, you will love this museum. Chock full of clothes, farm implements, photos, antiques, and local history. Across the street from the court house which is an architectural marvel by itself.

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Thank jdssr2016
Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017

A wealth of Texas history...mostly local with that lovely old smell and friendly staff to help you look around...I really enjoyed it!

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Thank Jennifer H
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This museum may be small but very informative of the history of the county and the Waxahachie area. It was a self guided tour the day we were there because it was lunch time and the guide had gone to eat. The volunteer we did speak with was very helpful! She gave us maps of walking tours of downtown and... More 

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Thank TXgrandma1108
Waxahachie, Texas
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This museum is quaint,and probably a matter of your interest would make it more injoyable. It is a great place to give your kids history lessons about cotton, civil war, economy, Texas history, military weaponry, textiles and more. It is not real big so small children would not tire and the cost is just a donation. Can anyone say field... More 

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