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Ellis County Museum

201 S College St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3711
+1 972-937-0681
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As visitors from the UK, my family and I were welcomed by a very friendly lady at the museum and we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Victoria N
Gateshead, United Kingdom

Allow thirty minutes t o one hour. Donation accepted. Large textile exhibit. Dishes. Toys. Cotton... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Weatherford, Texas
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Museum that displays a beautiful collection of silk and ivory fans, ivory pitchers, and other items from various time periods.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good56%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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201 S College St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3711
+1 972-937-0681
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As visitors from the UK, my family and I were welcomed by a very friendly lady at the museum and we really enjoyed the museum which contained some really interesting artifacts.

Thank Victoria N
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Allow thirty minutes t o one hour. Donation accepted. Large textile exhibit. Dishes. Toys. Cotton industry. Photos. Medical. Quilts. Fashion. Military. Native American artifacts and education. by courthouse.

Thank TravelinTexans77
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Small museum but, very interesting things to watch there is really good objects from the past that you can show to your kids how use to be on that time

Thank JLRendon
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We went about 2 weeks ago just walking the square and decided to go in. They have some interesting things to look at and read. Loved walking on the old creaking floors. It's not a huge place but some great information. They have books that...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This place was so informative letting us explore a look back into this area's history. Many wonderful relic's on display. We really enjoyed the museum.

Thank hatolbert
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We were impressed with the amount of local history we were able to learn while visiting the museum. It was well worth our stop. The staff were knowledgeable, friendly, and very informative.. We were able to see most of the museum in about 60-90 minutes.

Thank coveys2017
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice small museum suitable for all ages. Varied subjects addressed- WW I , WWII, early manufacturing, cotton, even ladies early 1800's fashion examples!

Thank rnkarensmith
Reviewed 8 February 2017

If you enjoy history at the local level, you will love this museum. Chock full of clothes, farm implements, photos, antiques, and local history. Across the street from the court house which is an architectural marvel by itself.

Thank jdssr2016
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A wealth of Texas history...mostly local with that lovely old smell and friendly staff to help you look around...I really enjoyed it!

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This museum may be small but very informative of the history of the county and the Waxahachie area. It was a self guided tour the day we were there because it was lunch time and the guide had gone to eat. The volunteer we did...More

Thank TXgrandma1108
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