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Ellis County Museum

201 S College St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3711
+1 972-937-0681
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Very Infomative

Learned a lot about the city and great items to see. Don't overlook this museum it was well worth... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
tteach1963
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Cool little museum

Have been many times over the years I am a resident of Waxahachie You can spend up to an hour... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
jdavidthornhill
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Waxahachie, 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.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good52%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“local history” (5 reviews)
“on display” (4 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
201 S College St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3711
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+1 972-937-0681
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"thirty minutes"
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"interesting things"
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"town"
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"courthouse"
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Learned a lot about the city and great items to see. Don't overlook this museum it was well worth visiting.

1  Thank tteach1963
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Have been many times over the years I am a resident of Waxahachie You can spend up to an hour looking at the various displays Def recommend it for those in downtown Waxahachie

1  Thank jdavidthornhill
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Housed in a large building the museum itself is not all that large but the quality of displays is good and gives a snapshot of the town over 100 plus years.

1  Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

This museum gives a good deal of information about how Waxahachie got its start; with lots of pictures of the past up to present day. They have interesting items that date back to the 1800's that were used; medicinal items, guns, tools, etc. The people...More

Thank lindyhopper63
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Stopped in for a very friendly and informative visit to the museum in the old Masonic building. Lots of artifacts and interesting articles, all they ask is for a voluntary donation. Don't hesitate to stop in.

1  Thank EastlakeOpie
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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