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The 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum

624 N Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75702-5344
+1 903-531-1286
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Rare Glimpse At Real Family History

My wife and I have toured many old homes and estates. Some are furnished with replicas, others with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LSTMARK
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Fort Worth
Beautiful

I was driving through Tyler and saw this beautiful old house. I stopped as it is open to the... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Jim S
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624 N Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75702-5344
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"original furnishings"
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"step back in time"
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"historical home"
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"interesting history"
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"short video"
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"lovely home"
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"old house"
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"donations accepted"
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"entire contents"
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"minute movie"
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"self guided tour"
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"gardens are beautiful"
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"visiting tyler"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have toured many old homes and estates. Some are furnished with replicas, others with period pieces, but very few of them have the actual furniture and belongings of the family that makes the house worth seeing. This 1859 mansion is a...More

1  Thank LSTMARK
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

I was driving through Tyler and saw this beautiful old house. I stopped as it is open to the public. It has the original furnishings from the original 1800’s owners. The docent was quite friendly and knowledgeable.

1  Thank Jim S
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

The Goodman home has been nicely restored and maintained. There is a 20 +/- minute movie about the history of the house, you can tour the entire house and there isn’t a charge (suggest $2 per person donation). The grounds are included and the formal...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

This is an amazing home and garden in downtown. Donations accepted. Restrooms available. 2 stories of authentic timeline history. Wonderful staff and gardens are beautiful. Watch the video - gives more information. Worth a visit.

Thank trevorrohm
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

This southern mansion has been maintained more than restored, and contains many original items used by its owners over the years. It was willed to the city of Tyler upon the death of the last surviving member of the family. There is much history here,...More

Thank Don T
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We enjoyed this so much. The volunteers were very helpful. You will enjoy your visit and the history.

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

We elected not to watch the video as we were on a tight schedule...so we did a self guided tour of the house in about an hour. The house is amazing as are the many artifacts included...of special interest is the hand painted China set...More

Thank Kay R
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

Just north of downtown is the location for this historical gem of a house. Donated to the city by the last surviving member of the family the house is not only a treasure itself but is loaded with the family furniture, collections, clothing and all...More

2  Thank John M
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Our trip was special because of a knowledgeable Docent and bad weather. My wife and I had the run of the house to ourselves. The 25 minute video is worth watching because there is so much to take in. The home was built in 1859...More

Thank Robert K
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

I've lived in the area all my life and have driven by this museum countless times I've always wanted to stop because it is breathtakingly beautiful. I finally took the time to visit today since I was alone. The museum was full of history, the...More

Thank Kristy F
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warywoman
December 25, 2017|
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Response from Mmsfnm | Reviewed this property |
I want to say $5.00 each but it’s really a donation of what ever you want.
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Visiting97
April 5, 2015|
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Response from pasyalannatin | Reviewed this property |
Not sure too, but there is an entrance mon the side. If ever it's wheelchair accessible, it will only be the first floor. The second floor is a narrow staircase. Call them too, they're very helpful.
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