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Old Fire Station Museum

107 Scott Street, Mount Vernon, TX
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Really a very nice Museum. Worth the visit

From the outside, the Fire House Museum looks small and not that attractive. However, the exhibits... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
JHAstrello
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Chandler, Texas
Great local museum with worldly treasures

The Don Meredith Exhibit is permanent and interesting, located on the first floor. He is from Mount... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2017
Mikeyveck
,
Dallas, Texas
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107 Scott Street, Mount Vernon, TX
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

From the outside, the Fire House Museum looks small and not that attractive. However, the exhibits and help found inside, are really quite nice. I volunteered some time to help with some Elementary School Kiddo's doing some tours, and learned quite a bit myself. The...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

The Don Meredith Exhibit is permanent and interesting, located on the first floor. He is from Mount Vernon. If you are interested in football or the Cowboys you might love it. If you are not, Upstairs you will find much more, including an incredible bird...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2015

Great exhibits of Don Meredith downstairs. Fun place to go see. Upstairs offers a variety of bird eggs, butterflies and other nature items to view. Kind of hard to determine the actual hours of operation.

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Reviewed February 11, 2015

The review by filmbuffintexas below is excellent and I was surprised at this little museum's unique exhibits. The museum was closed when I arrived on Tuesday and I was told by Diane Newsom at the Chamber of Commerce that it was open by appointment only...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2013

This Fire Station Museum is surprisingly chock full of cool exhibits. Life legacy exhibit of Don Meredith and amazing bird egg exhibit of over 200 bird eggs collected prior to 1900. Wow!! Many other interesting things as well, Native American artifacts and arrowheads, local artists...More

1  Thank ddwindsong
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

Housed in a 1940 WPA financed fire station, the Old Fire Station Museum has displays of bird eggs, butterflies, wood carvings and Indian artifacts. The Rare Bird Egg Exhibit with more than 170 bird eggs on display are all more than 100 years old! Of...More

5  Thank filmbuffintexas
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