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Marfa and Presidio County Museum

110 W. San Antonio St, Marfa, TX
+1 915-729-4140
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Wonderful stop, museum lovingly reflects past

Unassuming outdoor appearance but features well put together, immaculate rooms that offer a look... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
LizNnawlins
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Haven of History in Marfa

Spent a delightful hour or so touring this history-packed museum. Learned tons about the area and... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
JENNIFER F
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TROY
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“photographs” (3 reviews)
“pioneer” (2 reviews)
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110 W. San Antonio St, Marfa, TX
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+1 915-729-4140
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Unassuming outdoor appearance but features well put together, immaculate rooms that offer a look into Marfa's past and the accoutrements of everyday life of residents. It is full of wonderful objects with neat stories behind them. We spent an hour and a half reading information...More

Thank LizNnawlins
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Spent a delightful hour or so touring this history-packed museum. Learned tons about the area and its fascinating past. The attendant shared interesting Marfa facts. A "must-do" for anyone visiting Marfa.

Thank JENNIFER F
Reviewed 6 March 2017

It is a great little museum and can be view in an hour or a little more. It covers a wide range of interest. The lady who was tending the museum said we were the first people to go through the museum in 2017 since...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It is evident that the individuals who put this museum together were proud of their community. Different rooms are dedicated to various aspects of community life, and each is packed with items donated by members of the Marfa community. It would be easy to spend...More

Thank Needagoodbed
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Entering this museum, located at the very center of Marfa, is like entering into your grandparents attic. There are pieces of the past all over this old house, which is now a monument to the past of Marfa. The Black and White Photographs document the...More

Thank Rico R
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This former home has been made into a very nice museum that shows what it was like to live in this part of the country in the past. There are lots of antiques and implements from the pioneers, to the 1960s. There is also a...More

1  Thank travelguy372
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Lots of great memories restored here... with lots of personal memorabilia from the locals. You really get a picture and feel of what it was to live in Marfa and West Texas over the last 100+ years. And it's free.

Thank Hokie67
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This museum is housed in a small home in the city center. Its not terribly big but they did a great job with the exhibits. There was plenty of information packed in this little place and we enjoyed it. Its worth a stop if you...More

Thank mtdickson
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We spent a few hours exploring this Museum which holds the history of Marfa, TX and surrounding countryside. Fascinating info and really good displays. Museum volunteer was really nice and full of knowledge too. Definitely worth the visit.

1  Thank smthibs
Reviewed 13 October 2015

I loved this museum, it was full of interesting photos and items from Marfa's past. This is the everyday social history that has shaped the community. We talked to the museum attendant for ages about Marfa and felt we'd found out more about the real...More

1  Thank heatherbellescotland
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