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Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store

1600 W SW Loop 323, Adjacent to Brookshire Grocery Co. Headquarters, Tyler, TX 75710
+1 903-534-2169
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A sad time

I was never a fan of the dead animals displayed from the Brookshire family's trophy hunting. But... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DeAnne B
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Tyler, Texas
Great place to take the Kids and learn about ETX

Lot's of hands on displays and exhibits. "Old" farm machinery for kids to play on outside. Fun... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DanielTex
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Tyler, Texas
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Our museum and playground are currently closed, and we are unable to take additional tour and party reservations at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“general store” (27 reviews)
“stuffed animals” (21 reviews)
“fire truck” (20 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1600 W SW Loop 323, Adjacent to Brookshire Grocery Co. Headquarters, Tyler, TX 75710
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+1 903-534-2169
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was never a fan of the dead animals displayed from the Brookshire family's trophy hunting. But the playground was wonderful, and free for kids birthday parties. After a recent ammonia leak at one of the plants in the Brookshire's complex, the playground was shut...More

Thank DeAnne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lot's of hands on displays and exhibits. "Old" farm machinery for kids to play on outside. Fun and free place to check out with the kids.

Thank DanielTex
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

So many dead animals on display it was a bit overwhelming. Overall I left just feeling sad. My grandson liked the country store and the playground outside is very nice.

Thank DebiSu Y
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a great place for all ages. The museum is educational about many kinds of animals and the way life was lived in a bygone era--and then the playground offered lots of wonderful equipment arranged by age groupings. Thanks, Brookshires, for providing all of...More

Thank Baylormom
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Had a rainy day in Tyler so we decided to give this place a try. I normally hate taxidermy so was very hesitant but it surprised me. My 4 year old niece wasnt too scared and we were able to learn a little too. The...More

Thank kathmcg
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter loved seeing the different animals and enjoyed her visit at the candy store...the real one at the end. Also they have great rootbeers Texas brand to cool off, we bought a dozen before leaving. Nice family museum and restrooms are very clean.

Thank Alma A
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Usually when something is free, it ends up being low quality and not really worth your time. This little museum is actually pretty fun and good for a nice family visit. There's a playground which is quite large and well outfitted for kids from toddlers...More

Thank JudeCorrigan
Reviewed 30 July 2017

take a step back in time, when Brookshires was starting out. also a nice play ground outside for the little ones to unwind.

Thank Jimmie A
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I grew up in Tyler, my children and now my grandchildren have enjoyed visiting. It's free and educational

Thank Becki1005
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We go to visit family in Tyler often; however, we had never gone to this museum and playground until this year. I often thought it was just another small attraction - but I was WRONG! This is such a fun place fro the kids. My...More

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Heatherna28
13 March 2016|
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Response from OpiesMom2 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is FREE!! :-) Go and enjoy!
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Angela B
19 February 2015|
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Response from Nikki L | Property representative |
Open Tuesday - Saturday (Closed on Sundays, Mondays and major holidays) Oct. 1 - Feb. 28: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. March 1 - Sept. 30: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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tcsccar
21 January 2015|
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Response from Nikki L | Property representative |
Please contact us at 903-534-2169. We are open Tuesday - Saturday (closed on Sundays, Mondays and major holidays). Hours: March 1 - Sept. 30: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Oct. 1 - Feb. 28: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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