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The Pearce Museum at Navarro College

3100 W Collin St, Corsicana, TX 75110-4035
+1 903-875-7438
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This is a great little museum. They have some wonderful permanent exhibits and have done a very... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Kelly M
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Very nice museum! They have a guided tour and the tour guide was phenomenal. He would stop and let... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
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The Pearce Museum at Navarro College is located on the Corsicana, Texas campus of Navarro College in the Cook Education Center. Three unique and nationally significant collections (Civil War and Texas History, Modern Western Art and Prehistoric Central Texas) are interpreted in interactive, visitor-friendly galleries. The American Civil War gallery interprets our Nation's bloodiest conflict through first-person accounts from both sides of the War drawn from our collection over over 16,000 letters and diaries. The Western Art Gallery hosts revolving displays of original artwork celebrating the American West. The "Hunter-Gatherers of the Blackland Prairie" Gallery tells the story of the earliest inhabitants of Central Texas and houses 44,000 prehistoric artifacts. The Pearce Museum also houses Civil War and Navarro College Research Archives, open by appointment.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“civil war” (9 reviews)
“western art” (8 reviews)
“guided tour” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3100 W Collin St, Corsicana, TX 75110-4035
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+1 903-875-7438
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a great little museum. They have some wonderful permanent exhibits and have done a very good job in the way they display and share information. A wonderful set of supporters have made sure that this museum stays up to date and it is...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum! They have a guided tour and the tour guide was phenomenal. He would stop and let everyone look at their own pace before moving on. Highly recommend attending the Pearce Museum!

Thank Kimberly D
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My children young and teens loved it. No issues at all visiting this place and it is very cheap to watch the movie playing

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Recent visitors reviews have pretty well said it all. My recent day trip to Corsicana was centered around a visit to the Pearce Museum. All the sections of the museum are extremely well done and beautifully displayed. The Civil War section was unique with hundreds...More

Thank texasrepublichistory
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is located on the college campus. Well organized with three separate areas. The museum docent was extremely knowledgeable and very willing to answer questions. The information was a little more than what we needed since we have been to numerous battlefield sites and...More

Thank Loves-to-RV
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We had a wonderful guide during our tour which added greatly to our exploration of this museum. We spent the better part of an afternoon exploring the exhibits, returning after the guided tour to study those items that had intrigued us. I bought the 4...More

Thank Perkypaws
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The art collection is amazing for a small museum. The Civil War artifacts are very interesting, especially the personal letters of soldiers. This is well worth the price if you enjoy American History and beautiful artwork.

Thank corastorch
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Loved the way it was designed. It has a lot of history that has been forgotten through the years. The exhibits were very self explanatory and informative. It has a lot of history in it. Very enjoyable for all ages.

Thank 813jenningsb
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a GREAT experience - good for the entire family and very educational. You will be inspired by the talent and history. ENJOY!

Thank PatriciaGullatt
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The museum has the letters organized by years they were written. Most of the letters are copies, and I guess they keep the originals in locked up to preserve them. However, the docent there told me they would let people read the original letters with...More

Thank Adam B
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