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Jefferson Historical Museum

223 W Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2253
+1 903-665-2775
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Amazing collection

It appears that local people had some incredible collections of everything from arrow points to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Houston, Texas
Much more interesting than expected

Lots of interesting local history items, and information on local historic personalities. Some... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Inge J
Frisco, Texas
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223 W Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2253
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It appears that local people had some incredible collections of everything from arrow points to dolls to carved ivory which they donated to the museum. It kind of looks like a rummage sale but it is well worth wandering through. There are many interesting things...More

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Lots of interesting local history items, and information on local historic personalities. Some Confederacy stuff, but I guess that goes with the territory. Also a fantastic model railroad that we really enjoyed.

Thank Inge J
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to the museum today. It had four floors of a mix of historical items and memorabilia. There was interesting historical information about Jefferson and Marion county, but also random selection of donations from various towns people.

Thank lytle57
Reviewed 18 October 2017

You can't go to Jefferson and not do the ghost tour and visit this enthralling museum. The building is packed with artifacts from Jefferson's long and storied history, and you will want to take your time and learn about each and every thing there.

Thank OKCgirl
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Every time my family and I go to Jefferson, we always stop here for a visit! They have a wide plethora of historical artifacts that span from about the 1800's onward. There are several fascinating sections but my favorite is the art gallery. I could...More

Thank Kayla B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

You won't believe all the stuff in there spread out among several rooms. It's very eclectic with interesting things to look at from old tools to kitchen items to medical equipment to pottery to dolls to fossils to arrowheads to all kinds of firearms. And...More

Thank SueS28
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Make sure to utilize the women's restroom...its absolutely marvelous! So many intriguing artifacts, such as the moustache tea cup! A glimpse of old Confederate monies, guns, surgical instruments, handcuffs, etc. Also a Texas State Flag that has been to the moon!!

Thank GreatOutdoorFolk
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The building itself is very interesting. The displayed objects are clearly grouped and presented. One could spend a lot of time here. Much of it relates to Jefferson and the local area.

Thank JoyceWR
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This museum is awesome! It has many rooms of great historical artifacts. It is actually pretty big and requires a lot of walking up and down stairs. The model train display out back is great! I enjoyed our visit to Jefferson and this museum.

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Good collection of historical items as well as a large collection of dolls. The miniature railroad exhibit behind the main building is fascinating and fun for all ages. I gave it four stars because the upper floors aren't accessible, although the docent did say that...More

Thank Bridgitt D
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