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Small town, unique history

This little museum (appointment only, usually) features hometown hero Don Meredith and an... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana
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
Chandler, Texas
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20 Dec 2018
“Small town, unique history”
22 May 2017
“Really a very nice Museum. Worth the visit”
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

This little museum (appointment only, usually) features hometown hero Don Meredith and an incredible collection of bird eggs.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NewOrleansBelle
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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank JHAstrello
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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Mikeyveck
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.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Diana C
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

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank texasrepublichistory
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

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank ddwindsong
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

Date of experience: June 2013
5  Thank filmbuffintexas
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