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Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

110 W Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201-4116
+1 940-349-2850
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Denton History and Interaction

I didn't know what to expect, but it was much more than I could have imagined! There are... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Denton, Texas
This is Such A Neat Place!

The Courthouse on the square was such a neat place ti visit. They have so many good places to eat... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Rochester, Minnesota
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Courthouse on the Square image by Patricia Tieszen. The Denton County Courthouse-on the Square Museum is a unique repository of exhibits, special collections, and historical documents that provide visitors with an overview of the communities and residents which have contributed to the county's rich heritage. Whether you are an out-of-town visitor or a life-long resident, you will be both educated and entertained as you immerse yourself in Denton County's days gone by.
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110 W Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201-4116
+1 940-349-2850
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

I didn't know what to expect, but it was much more than I could have imagined! There are interactive experiences there for children including cotton paddles!

Thank spiderfeather
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Courthouse on the square was such a neat place ti visit. They have so many good places to eat and there was always something going on.

Thank DJMich013
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I have visited the museum NUMEROUS times. I have visited personally and while on field trips with my students. I would encourage everyone to visit the museum. It's BEAUTIFUL, and EYE OPENING! :)

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I was very impressed by this courthouse and found it to be one of the best that I saw throughout my TX road trip. It's big and beautiful -- a great piece of architecture.

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful town square. And I'm from out of state just passing through. The court house is huge and stunning. I love the garden store called "the Garden Gate " on Elm street. Awesome stores all around including an ice cream store, a...More

Thank susan W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Having grown up in Denton, I didn't appreciate this magnificent building until I moved away and returned to enjoy the lively atmosphere around this beautiful square.

Thank snowbirdmaine
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Having some lunch overlooking this interesting spot. Lots of character. Right in the middle of Denton. Great little city center.

Thank andezz99
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Courthouse has a variety of activities on the grounds year round. A weekly Saturday Jam@theDentoncourthousesquare. The locals of all ages play all types of music and enjoy each other. Many weekends there are multiple activities happening. the Courthouse has many displays of interest to...More

Thank mairwin2017
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This courthouse is an excellent place to visit to see the architecture of the late 1800's. I has three floors and a basement museum and has ben fully restored. The best time to visit is on a Saturday as there is a lot going on...More

Thank jtaylor924
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The museum in the court house is excellent! The museum staff was very busy and extremely attentive to visitors. She answered questions and pointed out specific items.

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Anne S
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Response from txabby | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am an officiant ,musician and photographer and have done many weddings there and they are all so historically fun and unique. It is a great place for unusual pictures there in the court house and around the square... More
9 June 2015|
Response from Leslie1957 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! : )